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Subject: Today In History Nov 22
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 08:39:51 EST

Nov 22,1842
Mount St Helen, Washington - Toronto painter Paul Kane watches and sketches
the eruption of Mount St Helen's.

Nov 22, 1837
Toronto Ontario - William Lyon Mackenzie calls for rebellion in message 'to
the people of Upper Canada' published in his paper 'The Constitution.'
Nov 22, 1837
St-Charles, Quebec - Louis-Joseph Papineau presides over a meeting of
Patriote leaders at St-Charles.

Nov 22, 1837
Montreal Quebec - Charles Gore leaves Montreal for Sorel on the steamboat
Saint George with 500 men; his plan is to meet up with Wetherall at
St-Charles, and move with a combined force of 2,000 Waterloo veterans against the
Patriotes in the Richelieu Valley.
Nov 22, 1812
Toronto Ontario - John Strachan urges the citizens of York, in a sermon, to
help repel the American invaders.

Nov 22, 1806
Quebec Quebec - Nationalist newspaper 'Le Canadian' begins publication under
the direction of Pierre Bédard and the Parti Canadian; to counter the
attacks of the Quebec Mercury and agitate for greater power and control of
political patronage by French Canadians; Canada's first newspaper written wholly in
Nov 22, 1726
Quebec Quebec - New France brings in first tax and control of alcoholic

Nov 22, 1612
Paris France - Samuel de Champlain named Lieutenant of the Prince de Condé,
proprietor of New France.

Nov 22, 1599
St-Malo France - François Gravé du Pont buys La Roche's fur trading
monopoly, sets up company with Honfleur merchant Pierre Chauvin de Tonnetuit; both
veteran St. Lawrence River fur traders; Chauvin a Huguenot
Nov 22, 1594 London England - Martin Frobisher dies; Arctic explorer,
discoverer of Frobisher Bay for England.

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