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The Prince of Wales visits Quebec

Prince of Wales, 1859, detail
08/18/1860 to 08/22/1860
On his continuing North American tour, Prince Albert officially entered Canada proper when he landed at Quebec.  He spent four days in the city, visiting the Assembly where he conferred the first knighthood invested in Canada on Narcisse Belleau, the Speaker of the Legislative Council,  and the Catholic Université Laval, the oldest educational insitution in Canada.  He was also guest of honor at a Grand Ball held at the Music Hall.  He and his party left Quebec on the morning of August 23, 1860 for his next stop, in Montreal.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Henry James Morgan, The Tour of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales through British America and the United States (Montreal: John Lovell, 1861), 63-88.

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