Of Pandemics and Papineau

As Montreal tentatively lifts some of its restrictions in the face of the COVID pandemic’s second wave, it is worth looking back at the city’s previous experience of epidemics. In 1832, Montreal, along with much of north America, was dealing with the second wave of the cholera epidemic. Here the politician Louis-Joseph Papineau is writingContinue reading “Of Pandemics and Papineau”