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Subject: Feb 10
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 20:13:21 EST
Kingston Ontario - The Act of Union comes into effect; uniting Upper and
Lower Canada into the Province of Canada, with Kingston as its capital; Charles
Poulett Thomson, Lord Sydenham 1799-1841 appointed first Governor-General of
United Canada; until his death on Sept. 19, 1841.
Quebec Quebec - Constitution of Lower Canada suspended as of March 27;
Special Council proclaimed March 29.
Fredericton New Brunswick - College of New Brunswick gets Royal Charter as
King's College, Fredericton; today the University of New Brunswick.
London England - Alexander Mackenzie 1764-1820 knighted for achievements in
the North West, and for being first to cross the North American continent by
1638 Paris France - King Louis XIII 1601-1643 grants Charles La Tour the
rest of Nova Scotia, plus Cap de Sable and Fort La Tour on the Saint John
River; Charles d'Aulnay, cousin of Razilly, is appointed Lieutenant-General of
Acadia; hostility arises between La Tour and d'Aulnay.