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1797 in Canada

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1797 in Canada

Years in Canada: 1794 1795 1796 1797 1798 1799 1800
Centuries: 17th century · 18th century · 19th century
Decades: 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s
Years: 1794 1795 1796 1797 1798 1799 1800

Events from the year 1797 in Canada.


  • David Thompson leaves Hudson's Bay Company to join North West Company.
  • January 18 - A weekly mail is established between Canada and the United States.
  • January 18 - This notice appears in the Quebec Gazette: "A mail for the upper counties, comprehending Niagara and Detroit, will be closed, at this office, on Monday, 30th instant, at four o'clock in the evening, to be forwarded, from Montreal, by the annual winter express, on Thursday, 2 February next."
  • July 21 - An American, named David McLane, being convicted of high treason, is hanged on a gibbet, on the glacis of the fortifications, at Quebec. (Note: possibly 1796)



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