His­tory

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– Long-dis­tance au­to­mo­bile travel is in­au­gu­rated in New Brunswick as J.C. Miller of Miller­ton, near New­cas­tle, drives his Oldsmo­bile to Fred­er­ic­ton in 11 hours.

– Bri­tish troops, un­der the com­mand of James Mur­ray, de­stroy the first stone church built in New Brunswick, lo­cated at Burnt Church.

– Colonel Robert Mon­ck­ton ar­rives at Par­tridge Is­land with more than 2,000 troops, on or­ders to de­stroy Aca­dian set­tle­ments along the river St. John. Fort Fred­er­ick is es­tab­lished at the mouth of the river, near the lo­ca­tion of an aban­doned French fort.

– Pierre-amand Landry, of Dorch­ester, be­comes the first Aca­dian to be ap­pointed to the Supreme Court of New Brunswick. Landry quickly gains re­spect for his at­ten­tion to de­tail, and con­cern in treat­ing both lin­guis­tic com­mu­ni­ties fairly.

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