Diary of Charles Chichester. Montreal, in command of 81st regiment at St. John's.

Scope and Content

Description of: elections in Montreal; walking match with brother officer, Murray, from St. John's to La Prairie and back in 12 hours; Murray nearly died but Charles completed the course, and commented unfavourably on stamina of the modern soldier; news of sale of his old home, Tixall; visits to Lachine, Bytown, Falls of Chandiere, and passage through lakes of Toronto; visit to Buffalo to see Macready play in 'Werther'; meeting with Macready the next day

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