In 1860, the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, Queen Victoria’s eldest son visited St. Catharines. He was 18 years old at the time. C.P. Camp, secretary, clerk and treasurer of the city council of St. Catharines urged the citizens to show their affection for the Prince of Wales. This was reflected in the broadside which he put out. He noted that The Saint Catharines Volunteer Artillery Company would fire a royal salute and British cheers would be given by the assembled throng. Click here to view The Prince's Visit to St. Catharines Broadside, 1860 finding aid: https://dr.library.brocku.ca/bitstream/handle/10464/8488/The%20Prince%27s%20Visit%20to%20St.%20Catharines%2c%201860%20-%20RG%20558.pdf?

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  • The Prince’s Visit to St. Catharines Broadside, 1860 

    Camp, C.P. (1860)
    Broadside advertising the appearance of the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, who was Queen Victoria’s eldest son. He was to become Edward VII. The visit took place on Tuesday, the 18th of September in 1860. The broadside ...

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