Canadian History Dictionary Fraser
(Lord Dorchester era) Appointed judge, 183.
Sulte Benjamin 1841- Born At Three Rivers Served As A Volunteer
in the Fenian Raids, 1865-1866; employed in the Department of M...
Garneau Francois-xavier 1809-1866 Studied Law And Practised As A
notary; afterwards clerk of the Legislative Assembly and city c...
Marche Charles De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit missionary at Miscou, 234.
(Count Frontenac era) Fort built at falls of, 329.
Index : Louis Joseph Papineau Era Follows Papineau's Leadership 34 Urges Him To Accept
mission to England, to oppose union of Canadas, 45. =Bib.=: Cyc...
Debartzch P D
Engaged in journalism. First elected to the Assembly
of Lower ...
Knox Henry 1750-1806 American General In Revolutionary War
(Samuel de Champlain era) Huron tribe devoted to the French, 92...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Presbyterian minister, establishes sch...
A religious order of women, in the Roman Catholic Church,
Born in Normandy, 1608. Came to Canada, 1640. Two
La Loutre Louis Joseph De
Sent to Canada by the Society of Foreign
Missions at Paris, 17...
(General Brock era) Name at first given to king's battery in Qu...
On McLeod Lake, British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas e...
De Peyster Arent Schuyler 1736-1832 Joined The 8th Regiment 1755
and served with distinction upon the British side in the Revolu...
(Joseph Howe era) Member of Uniacke government, Nova Scotia, 11...
Index : Count Frontenac Era Captured By Troyes 206 Captured Alternately By French And
English, 343, 345. =Bib.=: Dawson, The Saint Lawrence Basin; La...
Came to Canada, 1639, with Madame de la Peltrie,
Marie de l'In...
Mackenzie Alexander 1822-1892 Born In Scotland Emigrated To
Kingston, Canada, in 1842; in 1848 started in business at Sarni...
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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