Louis Riel poems top $31,000 at auction – Winnipeg Free Press

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Louis Riel poems top $31,000 at auction

Winnipeg Free Press
Published: Wednesday, November 26, 2008

WINNIPEG – Four poems penned behind bars by the famed and controversial Manitoba Metis leader Louis Riel before he was hanged for treason in 1885 sold for $31,050 at an auction in Toronto on Tuesday night.

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