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1890 - Free land for large families

The Quebec legislature a few days ago passed a bill offering 100 acres of land to every man who is the father of twelve children. The persons entitled to this novel bonus appear to be numerous. At Trois Pistoles there are two families, named Roulette and Belzil, who each have fifteen living children. Another named Gingras, in Bellechasse, has no fewer than thirty-four children born to him. Still another named Cretion, in L'Islet, has twenty-seven, and one Villancourt, in Kamouraska, has just had his thirty-seventh infant baptized.
Salt Lake Tribune
Salt Lake City, Utah
February 20, 1890

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