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St. John's, 1844
St. John's, 1844
The number of constables remained small into the 1840s, and the government depended upon the military garrison and the clergy to keep the public peace in the town.

Artist unknown. From D.W. Prowse, A History of Newfoundland from the English, Colonial, and Foreign Records, 2nd edition (London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1896) 458.
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