Canadian History Dictionary Baby Louis Francois Georges 1834-1906 Born In Montreal Studied
law and called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1857; made a Q.C., 1...
Bonsecours Chapel Of
(Bishop Laval era) United to parish of Montreal, 176;
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet priest, 149.
Indian Posts In West
(Lord Dorchester era) Temporary retention of, by Great Britain,...
Macdonell George 1770-1870 Member Of The Well-known Glengarry
family of that name. Served for several years in the King's Reg...
Index : Sir Frederick Haldimand Era On Haldimand 291-292 Bib : Works: Les Laurentiennes
Chants Nouveaux; Melanges d'Histoire; Histoire des
Cobb Sylvanus 1709-1762 A Native Of Plymouth Mass Served In The
expedition against Louisbourg, 1745. For some years engaged in ...
On south shore of St. Lawrence, opposite Quebec.
Quebec Hotel Dieu
(Count Frontenac era) Origin of, 28. (Bishop Laval era) Laval l...
Bib : Nelson's Ency
(Lord Dorchester era) Deputy postmaster-general, 243; expresses...
(Sir James Douglas era) Sails for North-West Coast with Colnett...
(Count Frontenac era) Fortress on western boundary of Acadia, c...
Duquesne De Menneville Michel Ange Marquis De
Appointed governor of
New France 1752, in succession to La Jon...
Bib : Wallis Historical Sketch Of Canadian Journalism In Canada:
An Ency., vol. 5; Buckingham, George Brown and the Globe in Can...
Fort built by the Hudson's Bay Company, at mouth of Hayes
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given by Champlain to the Nicole...
Glenelg Charles Grant Baron 1778-1866 Born In Kidderpore India
Educated at Magdalen College, Cambridge, England, and called to...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Montagnais chief, sent on embassy to ...
(Wilmot era) Dissenting ministers forbidden to perform ceremony...
Abbott Sir John Joseph Caldwell 1821-1893 Educated At Mcgill
University; studied law and called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1847. A
candidate for the Legislative Assembly for Argenteuil, 1857, but
defeated by Sydney Bellingham. Bellingham subsequently unseated and
Abbott declared elected, 1860. Solicitor-general for Lower Canada in
Macdonald-Sicotte ministry, 1862-1863, and for a few days retained same
position in Macdonald-Dorion ministry. From 1867 to 1874 and from 1880
to 1887 represented Argenteuil in House of Commons. May, 1887, admitted
to Macdonald ministry as minister without portfolio, and at same time
appointed to Senate, where he became leader of Conservative party. On
death of Macdonald, became prime minister, June, 1891; held this
position until ill health compelled him to resign, November, 1892. A
recognized authority on questions of commercial and constitutional law.
Framed Insolvent Act of 1864, and Jury Law Consolidation Act of Lower
Canada. =Index=: (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Countenances Annexation Movement in 1849, 44-45.
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) On the Annexation Manifesto, 336. (Sir John A Macdonald era) A witness before Pacific
Scandal Committee, 204. =Bib.=: Annual Register, 1893; Terrill,
Chronology of Montreal; Thomas, History of Argenteuil and Prescott;
Weir, Sixty Years in Canada; Dent, Can. Por. and Last Forty Years.
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