In the Heart of Old Canada
1639.--Arrival of the Ursulines and Hospitalières.
1646.--On New Year's Eve the first play ever performed in Quebec, Corneille's Le Cid, was given before the Governor and the Jesuit Fathers in a store-room belonging to the Cent Associés in Ste Anne Street.
1647.--First Château St. Louis. Last one burnt 1834. This was the residence of both French and British Governors, and stood near the present Terrace.
1648.--The Governor in Council appoints Jacques Boisdon (bibulous cognomen!) first and sole innkeeper of Quebec, on condition "that the said Jacques Boisdon settles in the square in front of the church, so that the peopl