Hon. David Laird MonumentFounded the Charlottetown Patriot in 1859. Prince Edward Island legislator (1871-73), Member of Parliament and Minister of the Interior (1873-76). He was the first resident Lieutenant Governor of the Northwest Territories (1876-81) and negotiated the Blackfoot Treaty in 1877. He was named Indian Commissioner for Manitoba and the Northwest Territories. Born in New Glasgow, 1833. Died in Ottawa, 1914.
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