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Anonymous death threats sent to Prime Minister John A. Macdonald, 1885. Anonymous death threats sent to Prime Minister John A. Macdonald, 1885.

Anonymous death threats sent to Prime Minister John A. Macdonald, 1885.
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Beware Old Man
The death of Riel by hanging would be your own death. I give you fair warning so beware and if Riel is hanged prepare to appear before your Creator without further notice. You will be liable to fall at any moment. Remember that this is no snake story.

Transcription:

Les Canadiens Français de Lowell protestent hautement contre l'assassinat dont vous et votre ministère se sont rendus coupable à l'égard de Louis David Riel et vous souhaitent à tous d'être pendu de la même manière, car vous le méritez.
Des Canadiens.

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