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Boucher Belleville (Jean-Philippe)

Summary: BOUCHER-BELLEVILLE, JEAN-BAPTISTE, called Jean-Philippe, teacher, newspaper owner and editor, Patriote, civil servant, and linguist, b. 8 Sept. 1800 at Quebec, son of Pierre Boucher-Belleville and Louise Belleau, d. 1874 at Saint-Michel-de-Napierville, Quebec.Boucher-Belleville received a classical education at the college of Montreal from 1814 to 1825, and was first a teacher with Siméon Marchessault at Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu. In 1831 he published at Montreal Les Principes de la langue française, en deux parties, suivis des règles de la versification française, which ran into several editions, and in 1832, Les Principes de la langue latine, en deux parties, suivis des règles de la versification latine. He then tried journalism, and wrote numerous articles in the Montreal newspapers on subjects related to religion, politics, and agriculture.

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