Montreal Daily Star, 5 July 1877, page 2
John A in Town
Last evening the committee for the reception of the leader of the Opposition met at Perry’s Hall, when the following arrangements were decided upon for the reception of Chief of the Conservative Party. The places of meeting on Saturday will be: Railway-crossing, Point St Charles; St Ann’s Church, corner of St Catherine and St Lawrence streets; Papineau square and St James market, Ontario Street. A band of music will attend at each of place of meeting and precede the different sections to Albert street, near the depot, where the main body will form into line. When Sir John arrives, the procession, headed by the Grand Marshals, Ald Kennedy and Mr G Bowen will take the following route: – Chaboillez square, St Joseph, College, Wellington, McGill, St James, St Lambert, Craig St, Denis, St Catherine to Dominion Square; here Sir John and other gentlemen will address the assembly.