In 1868, Cordelia's sister got married. Her new brother-in-law was Eden Abbott Johnson, an attorney who had commanded the guard of honour at the opening of Canada's first parliament the year before. The newlyweds went to live in L'Orignal, halfway between Ottawa and Montreal, and Cordelia was a frequent visitor there. "Abbott" was involved in starting a school, and in hiring its new headmaster: a bright and handsome young teacher named A.P. Knight.
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