New Brunswick demands Railway

English: Photograph, Samuel L. Tilley, politic...
English: Photograph, Samuel L. Tilley, politician, Montreal, QC, 1864, (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

October 15, 1864: Samuel Leonard Tilley, premier of New Brunswick, at the Quebec Conference, demanded that a railway be built between Canada and the Maritimes as a condition of joining Confederation.

For more about Samuel Leonard Tilley, visit Wikipedia at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Leonard_Tilley.

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