1908 : Admiral Aube Is Needed at St. Pierre Miquelon to Preserve the peace.

19 décembre 1908
WON’T RECALL FRENCH WARSHIP
Admiral Aube Is Needed at St. Pierre Miquelon to Preserve the peace.
PATRIOTISM OF THE ISLAND

Debate Takes Place in the Senate Over Waving of Stars and Stripes.
Paris, Dec, 19. – There was an animated incident in the Senate this morning during the session of the Colonial Budget, regarding the recent rioting by the people of St. Pierre-Miquelon, over the quetsion of free schools. St. Pierre-Miquelon is a French islands off the coast of Newfoundland, and one feature of the demonstration was the raising of the American flag.
M. Milles-Le Croix, Minister …

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1763 – James Cook

A PLAN of the ISLANDS of St PETERS, LANGLY and MIQUELONG Survey’d by Order of HIS EXCELLENCY THOs GRAVES ESQr GOVERNOR of NEWFOUNDLAND  by IAMES COOK

REMARKS

The ISLANDS of St Peters which lies about 6 or 7 Leagues from the nearest part of Newfoundland is very Barren and Mountainous what wood is upon it consists of short small Firs of very little use and difficult to come at. The Ifland is as subject to Fogs as any part in Newfoundland yes if we may credit the late Planters it is very convienient for catching and curing of Codfish there …

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