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At Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island, provincial delegates meet to discuss possible Canadian unity

Canada East, 1857, zoomable map
09/01/1864 to 09/07/1864
Representatives from the three Canadian Maritime Provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island met at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island to discuss a possible confederation.  They were joined by delegates from the Province of Canada and the agenda was widened to a discussion of a national unification.  Such progress was made that a follow-up meeting was held in Quebec in October 1864.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Barry M. Gough, Historical Dictionary of Canada (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2011), xxxii.