357 - June 22 2017

22 Jun 2017

…the greater community, if she should not happen to be first attacked, would be obliged to fight for them, and in doing so, I do not hesitate to say, on far better authority than my own, that the man who fights for the valley and harbour of St. John, or even for Halifax, fights for Canada.

Thomas D'Arcy McGee
Minister of Agriculture, Immigration and Statistics, Province of Canada
09 Feb 1865

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