On This Day: February 21, 1812

On February 21, 1812 George Prévost met the parliament of Lower Canada and delivered a speech reprinted in the Quebec Mercury newspaper:

This day being appointed for the meeting of the Provincial Parliament, His EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR IN CHIEF came down in state, and being seated on the throne, with usual solemnities, the gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, was sent to command the attendance of the the Members of the House of Assembly. The Members having come up, His Excellency was pleased to the deliver the following:

From the Toronto Public Library

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