Biography of Archbishop F. N. Blanchet

ARCHBISHOP BLANCHET. – The Most Reverend F.N. Blanchet ranked among the apostolic men who laid the deep foundations of the Catholic faith in this country. He was born at St. Pierre, Riviere-du-Sud, Quebec, Canada, September 5, 1795, was educated in the Petit Seminaire, Quebec, and was ordained July 18, 1819, by Archbishop Plessis. At that



Biographical Sketch of Joseph Blanchet

JOSEPH BLANCHET. – The farm of twelve hundred and eighty acres of fenced and improved land, belonging to Mr. Blanchet, is a sight rare even for this region of big farms. Its proprietor has been so successful in multiplying his flocks and droves, that he has been obliged to remove a part of them to



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