Title: Letter of 16 February 1870 from John A. Macdonald to Alexandre Antonin Taché
Author: Macdonald, John A. (John Alexander), 1815-1891
Source: Société historique de Saint-Boniface Archives, Fonds of the Corporation archiépiscopale catholique romaine de Saint-Boniface, Taché Series T7142-146
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the 1st January 1871, instead of
last January as first proposed.
Should the question arise as
to the consumption of any stores
or goods belonging to the Hudsons'
Bay Co. by the insurgents, you
are authorized to inform the
leaders that if the Company's
Government is restored not only
will there be a general amnesty
granted, but, in case the Company
should claim the payment for
such stores that the Canadian
Government will stand between
the insurgents and all harm.
Wishing you a prosperous
journey and happy result,
I beg to remain,
With great respect,
Your very faithful Servant
John A Macdonald
The Right Reverend
The Bishop of St. Boniface
Fort Garry.

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