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American Power Comes to Montreal

From: Montreal, City of Secrets


This chapter explores the reasons for and impact of a host of important American politicians, radical abolitionists, bankers, newspaper editors, treasury agents, arms manufacturers, and Federal secret service agents (National Detective Police) settling in Montreal.



Barry Sheehy

Barry Sheehy is an award-winning author of six books. His most recent, Savannah: Immortal City, was featured at the prestigious Savannah Book Fair. His writings have appeared in historical and business publications worldwide. Born and raised in Montreal, Barry Sheehy divides his time between Gabarus, Nova Scotia and Savannah, Georgia.

Cindy Wallace

Cindy Wallace is a photographer and an art and photography professor with a Master’s in Fine Arts from Georgia Southern University. Her work has been exhibited throughout the United States. Along with Barry Sheehy, she received the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Research in 2012 for the book Savannah: Brokers, Bankers and bay Lane – Inside the Slave Trade. She lives in Amarillo, Texas.