Report from Calliere, governor of Montréal, to the minister, 1688.
[...] I have had enclosed the city of Villemarie with strong picket barricades until such time as it will please Monseigneur to have it enclosed with Walls or at least to have some fort constructed for our Safety. [...]
Source: France. Archives nationales, Fonds des Colonies. Série C11A. Correspondance générale, Canada, vol. 10, fol. 148, Callière, Louis-Hector, Report to the Ministre de la Marine, n.d.