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The Elections of PEI

1873 After PEI joined Confederation, it needed to proceed with its first general election in 1873. In the April 1, 1873 election, the Conservative Party won with 15 seats. Leading the province would be James Colledge Pope, who now served as the...

Lemuel Owen

On Sept. 1, 1873, only two months after Prince Edward Island had joined Canadian Confederation, its first premier James Colledge Pope had resigned to pursue a new career in Parliament. Succeeding him would be a new man who had a long history in the...

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