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Old Posted Aug 28, 2017, 2:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Laceoflight View Post
You're right! The comment was destined to Jeffrey Amherst
Yes, Durham is actually reviled by francophones for saying they should be assimilated into good little anglophone British subjects. I am happy that his plan did not succeed, but looking back he was probably right that that would have been the best thing for the remaining British colonies of North America.

Durham still has lots of stuff named for him. As does Amherst.
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