Title: Lettre du 4 juillet 1870 de Joseph Howe à Alexandre Antonin Taché
Author: Howe, Joseph, 1804-1873
Source: Archives de la Société historique de Saint-Boniface, Fonds de la Corporation archiépiscopale catholique romaine de Saint-Boniface, Série Taché,T7685-7688
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3172 T 7685
THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE PROVINCES
DIEU ET MON DROIT (logo)
Ottawa 4th July 1870
My Lord,
Your letter of the 9th of June,
which reached me yesterday
has been laid before the Privy
Council and has received their
consideration.
Your Lordship states that
personally you felt no hesitation
in giving, in the name of the Canadian
Government, an assurance of a
complete amnesty.
Your Lordship has no doubt
read the debate and explanations
which took place in Parliament
during the discussions on the Manitoba
Bill. The question of Amnesty was
brought forward and the answer
and explanations given by the
Ministers in the House of Commons
were that the Canadian Government
had no power to grant such an

The Right-Reverend
_ Bishop of St-Boniface amnesty
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