1869 – John Gott, surintendant de l’Anglo American Telegraph

John GOTT (1840 – 1914)

First Superintendent at the St Pierre Miquelon telegraph station
Born Kendal (Cumbria), worked for the Electric and International Telegraph Co

1864 Selected to join electrical staff on Great Eastern
1869 Appointed Supt of St Pierre
1884 Resigned from French Co.
Died Brighton 8 March…

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1917 : MIQUELON CELEBRATES AMERICAN AID IN WAR

MIQUELON CELEBRATES AMERICAN AID IN WAR
St Pierre, Miquelon. May 6 – Yesterday in commemoration of the entry of the United States into the war all government and many private buildings and ships in the harbour were bedecked with flags. The Cercle St Pierrais invited the American Consul Mr Samuel H. Wiley, to meet the members of the colonial administration.  Toasts were given by Mr Wiley, by the administrator of the colony and by the Mayor of the city to the speedy success of the Allies.
In the evening large crowds with musicians and American and allied flags made an …

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1903 : American Senator Did Not Propose the Buying of St. Pierre and Miquelon.

12 décembre 1903
LODGE HAS LEFT NOTHING TO FEAR
American Senator Did Not Propose the Buying of St. Pierre and Miquelon.

Ottawa, Dec. 12 – A statement recently appeared attributed to Senator H. C. Lodge of the United States Senate advocating the acquisition by the United States of the French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon, which are situated almost in British waters, and not far distant from Newfoundland.
Senator Lodge has written : « I have seen an alleged statement of mine as to the annexation of St.-Pierre and Miquelon. I never made any such statements whatever as to …

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