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Kingston, January 11, 2011
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Footnote 1

Donald Creighton. John A. Macdonald, The Young Politician. Toronto, The Macmillan Co. of Canada, 1952, p. 227; Macdonald in J.K. Johnson, ed. Les Lettres de Sir John A. Macdonald 1836-1857. Ottawa, Public Archives of Canada, 1971, p. 339; Richard Gwyn. John A. The Man Who Made Us: The Life and Times of John A. Macdonald Vol. One: 1815-1867. Toronto, Random House Canada, 2007, p. 128.

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Footnote 2

Gwyn.,  p. 128.

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Footnote 3

Creighton, p. 226. (Italics in original.)

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Footnote 4

Joseph Pope. Memoirs of the Right Honourable Sir John Alexander Macdonald. Ottawa, J. Durie & Son, 1894, p. 33.

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Footnote 5

Pope, p. 71.

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Footnote 6

Gwyn, p. 105.

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Footnote 7

J.K. Johnson, p. 201; Pope, p. 102.

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Footnote 8

J.K. Johnson, p. 201, 202; Pope, p. 103.

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Footnote 9

 See Baldwin's letter to Hincks in Pope, p. 127.

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Footnote 10

Creighton, p. 131.

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Footnote 11

Macdonald to Chamberlin, February 2, 1855 in J.K. Johnson, p. 235.

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Footnote 12

J.K. Johnson, p. 338. (Italics in original.)

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Footnote 13

J.K. Johnson, p. 339.

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Footnote 14

Parliamentary Debates on the Subject of the Confederation of the British North American Provinces, 3rd session, 8th Provincial Parliament of Canada. Quebec, Hunter, Rose & Co, 1865, pp. 944-945. See also Gwyn, p. 323.

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Footnote 15

Telegram to Edgar Dewdney, August 17, 1885, in Library and Archives Canada, Macdonald Papers, Book 23; also quoted by George G. F. Stanley, Louis Riel, Toronto, The Ryerson Press, 1963, p. 361.

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