Doutre Joseph 1825-1886 Born In Beauharnois Quebec Called To The
bar, 1847. Early became a leader of the Liberal party. One of the
founders of Le Pays, besides contributing to other newspapers. As a
result of one of his articles, fought a duel with Georges E. Cartier,
but without serious consequences. Joined the Institut Canadien at
Montreal, and became the president, 1852. Took a leading part in
opposition to the Roman Catholic Church in the "Joseph Guibord Case."
Counsel for the Dominion government before the Halifax Fisheries
Commission. =Index=: (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Liberal leader in Quebec, 25; protests against
Dorion entering Cartier's administration, 106-107. =Bib.=: Works: Les
Fiances de 1812; Le Frere et la Soeur; Les Sauvages du Canada; The
Constitution of Canada. For biog., see Willison, Sir Wilfrid Laurier
and the Liberal Party.
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