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The Prince of Wales visits Canada's largest and richest city of Montreal

Prince of Wales, 1859, detail
08/24/1860 to 08/30/1860
On his continuing North American tour, Prince Albert and his party visited Montreal, the largest and richest city in Canada.  He spent several days in the city, visited the Governor-General, worshiped at the Christ Church Cathedral, dedicated the new Victoria Bridge, attended any number of parades and balls, and toured the surrounding areas.  He left for his next stop, the newly selected future capital of the Dominion of Canada, Ottawa. (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), 91-128.

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