Rev. Michael Anthony Fleming (1792-1850), n.d.
Roman Catholic Bishop Michael Fleming was frequently involved in Newfoundland politics during the period of representative government. Many governors considered Fleming a divisive and incendiary figure and wished to minimize his influence among the voting population.
Artist unknown. From M.F. Howley, Ecclesiastical History of Newfoundland (Boston: Doyle and Whittle, 1888) 1.