1877 in Canada

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Events from the year 1877 in Canada.



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Tom Thomson


Historical Documents[edit]

U.S. government report on commerce in the Province of Ontario[1]

Archbishop Taché backs denominational schools in Manitoba[2]

Editorial on the continual exodus of Quebeckers to the U.S.A.[3]

Information pamphlet on a British agricultural colonization scheme for Western Canada[4]

Lecturer says the rights and equality of women are necessary to society[5]

Sitting Bull rejects the offer of a pardon and return to the U.S.A.[6]


  1. ^ U.S. Department of State, "No. 29; Mr. Shaw to Mr. Seward," Index to the Executive Documents of the House of Representatives for the Second Session of the Forty-Fifth Congress, 1877-'78 (1877-1878), pgs. 91-9. Accessed 16 September 2018 http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/FRUS/FRUS-idx?type=turn&id=FRUS.FRUS187778v01&entity=FRUS.FRUS187778v01.p0825
  2. ^ Alexandre-Antonin Taché, Denominational or Free Christian Schools in Manitoba (Winnipeg: "Standard" Book & Job Printing Establishment, 1877). Accessed 16 September 2018 http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/819.html
  3. ^ "The Exodus of Our People," Canadian Illustrated News (Montreal, May 5, 1877), pg. 274. Accessed 16 September 2018 http://faculty.marianopolis.edu/c.belanger/quebechistory/frncdns/docs/ExodusfromCanada.html
  4. ^ John W. Down, The Manitoban and Great North-West Colony: Explanation of its Advantages and Objects (Bristol, England: Jeffries & Sons, Printers, 1877). Accessed 16 September 2018 http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/804/4.html
  5. ^ Charles Albert Counter, Mr. Counter's Celebrated Lecture on "Woman's Rights." Accessed 16 September 2018 https://archive.org/stream/cihm_03617#page/n5/mode/2up
  6. ^ U.S. Sitting Bull Indian Commission, Report of the Commission Appointed...to Meet the Sioux Indian Chief, Sitting Bull, with a View to Avert Hostile Incursions into the Territory of the United States from the Dominion of Canada. (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1877), pg. 8. Accessed 16 September 2018 http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/821/10.html