Old Quebec The fortress of new France By Gilbert parker and Claude G Bryan Copp Clark company Limited Toronto Published by norwood press the Publisher: Macmillan Company. New York 1903 New York, U.S.A.: An early history of Canada's most controversial province. This history covers the early voyages of Cartier, Roberval, Samuel de Champlain and La Salle; trading companies, Quebec in the 1800s and more. Appendices list governors of Canada, 1540-1898; leaders and premiers after the union of 1841; 1841-1896; and ministers after the confederation of 1867, 1867-1900 francophones won confidence Louis-Joseph Papineau. Ill health (probably a stroke) forced him to resign after only two years, and he retired to Nottinghamshire in England. However, his brief tenure was remembered as a period of calm before the coming storm The city of Sherbrooke, Quebec and the town of Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia are named after him, as are Sherbrooke Street in Montreal and Sherbrook Street in Winnipeg.