Queen vs. Louis Riel
Accused and convicted of the crime of high treason: Report of trial at Regina: Appeal to the Court of Queen's Bench, Manitoba: Appeal to the Privy Council, England: Petition for medical examination of the convict: List of petitions for commutation of sentence, Ottawa
Riel, Louis (1844-1885.)
1844-1885. Métis leader; president of provisional government at Red River, 1869-1870; escaped with arrival of Wolseley's forces; elected to House of Commons to represent Provencher, 1873 and 1874, but unable to sit; declared an outlaw, 1875; lived in Montana until invited by Métis to the Saskatchewan country, 1884; executed at Regina, November 16, 1885.