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CNHS - Guillaume Verrier
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 46° 48.916 W 071° 12.394
19T E 331669 N 5186999
Quick Description: Cette plaque, en hommage à Guillaume Verrier, est située sur la rue Sainte-Famille, à Québec. This plaque, in tribute to Guillaume Verrier, is located on rue Sainte-Famille, in Québec.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 5/4/2012 4:39:31 AM
Waymark Code: WMEBV1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
Views: 25

Long Description:
The texte sur la plaque se lit comme suit:
Né en France, Verrier fut procureur général de la Nouvelle-France près le Conseil supérieur de Québec pendant trente années, de 1728 à son décès, A compter de 1735, il donna des cours de droit et il forma des praticiens. Bibliophile, il réunit une collection de quelque quatre mille ouvrages. Il mourut à Québec.
The text on the plaque reads as follows:
Born in France, Verrier was Attorney General of New France and member of the Council of Quebec for thirty years from 1728 until his death. From 1735 onwards, many who were te become successful men of law benefitted from the courses of instruction he offered. A noted bibliophile he assembled an excellent library of some 4000 volumes. He died in Quebec.
Classification: National Historic Person

Province or Territory: Quebec

Location - City name/Town name: Québec

Link to Parks Canada entry (must be on www.pc.gc.ca): [Web Link]

Link to HistoricPlaces.ca: Not listed

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