The Insurgents, at Beauharnois, Lower Canada (Québec)

Title

The Insurgents, at Beauharnois, Lower Canada (Québec)

Date

1838

Creators

Katherine Jane Ellice

Source / File No.

National Archives of Canada / C-013392

Copyright

Expired

Comments

A depiction of some of the rebels at Beauharnois. Katherine Jane Ellice was at her father-in-law's seigneury at Beauharnois when it was attacked on November 4, 1838. She was kept prisoner there with her sister Tina (Miss Eglantine Balfour) and other members of the household until November 10, when they were freed by troops.(Source: National Archives of Canada, ArchiviaNet: Documentary Art.URL: http://www.archives.ca/02/02011602_e.html)