History and mischief of the Quebec Jesuit act
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History and mischief of the Quebec Jesuit act

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English


  • Jesuit estates.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCanada law journal.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 32295
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (8 fr.).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19483467M
ISBN 10066532295X

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In the long history of conflict between French and English Canadians, one incident-the controversy over the Jesuits' Estates Act of has largely been ignored. Yet the agitation occasioned by the Quebec statute compensating the Society of Jesus for the loss of its land after the British Conquest is a significant reflection of political and social developments in Canada in the late. The collection reflects the activities of Francophone and Anglophone Jesuits on Canadian territory from the time of the Society’s arrival in New France in to the present day. In addition to the main collection, there is a collection of periodicals, a collection of Jesuit provincial catalogues, and a collection of old and rare books. Founded in at Collège Ste-Marie in Montreal by Félix Martin, S.J., the Jesuit Archive holds a few documents dating from the French Régime in North America, however, the bulk of the archival holdings were created in the 19th and 20th centuries. The Archive Library offers a collection of works by and about Jesuits in Canada. The origins of the Archive of the Jesuits in Canada go back almost years to the diaries, maps, records and papers kept in the old Collège des Jésuites founded in Quebec City in Shortly before his death in March , Fr. Jean-Joseph Casot, the last Jesuit of the old Society in Canada, entrusted a good part of these documents to the.

  But in the Jesuits’ Estates Act passed, giving the Jesuits $, to surrender their claims to property, plus $, for Université Laval, $, to a number of Quebec dioceses and, in a political compromise, $60, to support Protestant higher education in Lower Canada.   The print depicts the Jesuit college that once stood here and the damage it sustained during the British conquest of Quebec City. Most tour guides .   These books, all printed in France between and , detail the early history of New France as well as the lives of several figures central to the establishment of the early religious and charitable institutions of 17th-century Quebec. Marie de l’Incarnation (Marie Guyart),   The history of Jesuit education in Canada began in with the opening in Quebec City of the Collège-des-Jesuites. It was founded by St. Antoine Daniel, who was martyred 13 years later. The school would last until the British conquest of and evolve into Laval University, North America’s oldest university.

  WILLIAM O'BRIEN (Muskoka): I beg, Sir, to move that in the opinion of this House, the passage by the legislature of Quebec of An Act Respecting the settlement of the Jesuit' Estate is beyond the power of that legislature. It recognises the usurpation of a right of by a foreign authority, namely, His Holiness the Pope of Rome, to claim his.   Canadian Jesuits support the evangelical work of missions around the world. In , the Jesuit Archive in Canada opened in Montréal. The archive documents the history of the Jesuits in Canada since The motto of the Jesuits is Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam, "for the greater glory of God.". In July the Legislative Assembly unanimously passed the Jesuits' Estates Act, which provided a monetary settlement: the Jesuits would receive $ and surrender all claims; $ would go to U Laval and $ to selected dioceses.   Patrick Lacroix Before Thomas Paine’s Common Sense could inflame the spirit of American colonists, the Quebec Act marked a decisive turn in the coming of the Revolution. The restoration of the Roman Catholic Church in the Province of Quebec to its prior standing aroused fears that had dissipated following the surrender of New France. The.