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Author Bio

7436: Letter] 1869 Dec. 14, Fort Garry [to] Eustache Prudhomme, Montreal [ . 1869.
Riel, Louis (1844-1885.)
1844-1885. M�tis 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 M�tis to the Saskatchewan country, 1884; executed at Regina, November 16, 1885.