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The Honorable Samuel Cornwallis Monk was a judge of the Court of Queen's Bench of the Province of Quebec, Montreal. He was born in 1814 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Still unmarried at 23, Louise feared that she would remain at home alone with her aging parents, while her brothers already made their way into the world.
Could it be the reason why Louise put an end to her life at the early age of 23?
Between 1867 and 1871 Louise Amelia Monk, a bourgeois adolescent, filled four journals with her private thoughts and hopes for the future. Reading her diaries, it seems like her main desire in life was to find love in a man and to get married.
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