1862 in Canada

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Events from the year 1862 in Canada.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal government[edit]

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Events[edit]

  • April 7 – United Kingdom-United States treaty for suppression of African slave trade is signed.[citation needed]
  • May 20 – Macdonald-Cartier government falls. Free interprovincial trade granted by the Crown.

Full date unknown[edit]

Historical Documents[edit]

1862 published letter describes Fraser River riches in the Cariboo gold rush[1]

Settling aboriginal people near Winnipeg is opposed by residents in 1862 published letter[2]

Arts and literature[edit]

Births[edit]

Full date unknown[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Gold Diggings of British Columbia," Illustrated London News (March 29, 1862). Accessed 8 October 2017 http://personal.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/goldbc1862.html
  2. ^ "Settling Indians in St. Paul's Parish," The Nor'-Wester, Vol. III, No. 11 (June 11, 1862), pg. 1, Manitobia – Digital Resources on Manitoba History. Accessed 8 October 2017. Two images: http://manitobia.ca/content/en/newspapers/NWR/1862/06/11/1/Ar00106.html/Olive http://manitobia.ca/content/en/newspapers/NWR/1862/06/11/1/Ar00100.html/Olive