1903 : To Allow United States to Buy St. Pierre and Miquelon Would Sign Death Sentence.

18 décembre 1903 – Toronto Star
WOULD MEAN DEATH FOR THIS COUNTRY
To Allow United States to Buy St. Pierre and Miquelon Would Sign Death Sentence.
Canadian Associated Press.

London, Dec 18. – Professor Lorin of the University of Bordeaux says that to allow the United States to buy St. Pierre and Miquelon Islands would be to sign the death sentence of Canada. Newfoundland has already thrown in her lot with the Republic. A closer rapprochement between Newfoundland and Canada was not possible until the former had settled the French shore question. An honorable compromised was being delayed by Newfoundland politicians, who favor the Americans and desire the extinction of the French fisheries.

Marc Albert Cormier

Marc Albert Cormier est originaire des îles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon. Passionné par l’histoire de son archipel natal, il a consacré d’importants moyens à la mise sur pied de ce projet d’encyclopédie virtuelle et historique.

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