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St. Pierre, ca. 1857-1859

St. Pierre, ca. 1857-1859
The 1763 Treaty of Paris allowed France to use St. Pierre and Miquelon as a fishing base in compensation for losing Île Royale. It also granted France seasonal fishing rights to Newfoundland's French Shore.

Photo by Paul-Émile Miot. Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada (PA-194625).

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