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visit the old chapel in 1871, during a meeting of the parish
The elements declared for France. On the afternoon of the day when Wolfe's army landed, a violent squall swept over the St. Lawrence, dashed the ships together, drove several ashore, and destroyed many of the flat-boats from which the troops had just disembarked. "I never saw so much distress among shipping in my whole life," writes an officer to a friend in Boston. Fortunately the storm subsided as quickly as it rose. Vaudreuil saw that the hoped-for deliverance had failed; and as the tempest had not destroyed the British fleet, he resolved to try the virtue of his fireships. "I am afraid," says Montcalm, "that they have cost us a million, and will be good for nothing after all." This remained to be seen. Vaudreuil gave the chief command of them to a naval officer named Delouche; and on the evening of the twenty-eighth, after long consultation and much debate among their respective 211 crit des Habitants d'Annapolis Royale, 25 Aoust, 1714; Mmoire de La Ronde Denys, 30 Aoust, 1714.
 Costebelle au Ministre, 15 Janvier, 1715.Louis.
 N.Y. Col. Docs., X. 893. Lotbinire's relative, Vaudreuil, confirms the statement. Montcalm had not, as has been said, begun already to fall back.