Ville de Montréal
Ville de Montréal
Group of Archivists of the Region of Montréal
Chapter 4 IntroductionHochelaga 1500-1642Ville-Marie 1642-1665Heart of an Empire 1699-1763Small French Town 1665-1760Conquered City 1760-1800British Commercial Takeover 1800-1850Industrial City 1850-1896Canada's Metropolis 1896-1914North-American City 1914-1929Depression and War 1930-1945Modern City 1945-1960Québec's Metropolis 1960-1992ConclusionQuizEducational Resources

Urban development

A distinct society

Agreement between Gabriel de Queylus, Superior of the Grand Séminaire de Montréal and Jean Milot and Mathurine Thibaut, his wife, who were hired to build and manage a mill on their fief in Lachine for ten years, after which time the seigneurs of Montréal gave them a deed of 100 arpents and 3000 tournois [pounds] / Basset, notaire.
June 11, 1670.
Source : Prêtres de Saint-Sulpice, P1:8C.1.4-4a.