Famous Firesides of French Canada Mary Alloway

ISBN: 9781408645482

Published: February 1st 2008

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240 pages


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Famous Firesides of French Canada  by  Mary Alloway

Famous Firesides of French Canada by Mary Alloway
February 1st 2008 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 240 pages | ISBN: 9781408645482 | 4.59 Mb

CONTENTS . Chbteau de Ramezay ................................ 19 Heroes of the Past .................................. 30 Chapel of Notre. Dame. de. la. Victoire .................. 51 Le Seminaire ...................................... 66 CathedralsMoreCONTENTS . Chbteau de Ramezay ................................

19 Heroes of the Past .................................. 30 Chapel of Notre. Dame. de. la. Victoire .................. 51 Le Seminaire ...................................... 66 Cathedrals and Cloisters ............................. 58 Massacre of Lachine ................................ 82 Chbteau de Vaudreuil .............................. 95 ................................. Battle of the Plains 10.1 Canada under English Rule .......................... 125 American Invasion .................................

144 The Continental Army in Canada ..................... 1 55 Fur Kings ........................................ 1 92 ................................... Interesting Sites 199 Famous Names .................................... 203 Echoes from the Past .............................. 2 . 1 2 ILLUSTRATIONS . . Fireplace ....................................

F o zr P is A p G ie . E c e Chlteau Kitchen .............. j .................... 24 . Chlteau de Ramezay ............................... 26 Montgomery Salon ................................ 28 Chapel of Notre Dame de la Victoire ................ 52 Le SCminaire ..................................... 56 Home of La Salle ................................ 84 St . Amable St .................................... 98 Fort Chambly .................................. 146 Chlteau Fortier ................................... 156 Pranklin Vaults ...................................

l70 PREFACE. In offering this little volume to the kind consideration of Canadian and American readers, it is the earnest wish of the Author that it may commend itself to the interest of both, as the earlyhistories of Canada and the United States are so closely connected that they may be considered identical. We have tried to recall the days when, by these firesides, were rocked the cradles of those who helped to make Canadian history, and to render more familiar .

the names and deeds of the great men, French, English and American, upon whose valour and wisdom such mighty issues depended. The recital is, we trust, wholly impartial and without prejudice. It is to be hoped that the union of sentiment which the close of this century sees between the two great Anglo-Saxon peoples may cast xii PREFACE. a veil of forgetfulness over the strife of the one preceding it and be a herald of that reign of peace, when nation shall no more rise against nation, and wars shall cease.

MONTREAL, May 24, 1899. INTRODUCTION, BOUT twelve years after the first Spanish caravel had touched the shores of North America, we find the French putting forth efforts to share in some of the results of the discovery. In the year I 504 some Basque, Breton and Norman fisherfolk had already commenced fishing along the bleak shores of Newfoundland and the contiguous banks for the cod in which this region is still so prolific...



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