Canadian History Dictionary Roberts Captain
(General Brock era) Commands on Island of St. Joseph, 202, 210;...
Index : Wilmot Era Abolishes Second Chamber 71 See Also Upper Canada New
Ontario. =Bib.=: Dent, Last Forty Years; Smith, Geographical Vi...
Plan Du Cap Breton Dit Louisbourg Avec Ses Environs Pries Par
L'Amiralle Bockoune, le 26 Jullet, 1758. Dimensions, 72 x 19-1/...
Russian-american Fur Company
Chartered in 1799, with a monopoly of
the fur trade of Russian...
(Count Frontenac era) Commands war party from Quebec, 236; capt...
(General Brock era) Niece of Sir Isaac Brock, 133.
Alberta University Of
Created by Act of the Legislature of Alberta
passed at the fir...
(General Brock era) Issued by Napoleon in 1808, 110; disastrous...
(Bishop Laval era) In siege of Quebec, 230. (Count Frontenac er...
Index : Sir Frederick Haldimand Era Informs Haldimand He Owes Promotion To The King 83
summary sent him of Haldimand's expenses, 107; compliments Hald...
Green Benjamin 1713-1772 Accompanied The Expedition Against
Louisbourg as secretary, 1745; remained there as government sec...
Nelles S S
(Egerton Ryerson era) Graduate of Victoria College, 143.
Born in Scotland. Came to America and settled among the
Like several other religious denominations in Canada,
it had i...
Yale James Murray
Entered the service of the Hudson's Bay Company
about 1815, wh...
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Wooster David 1710-1777 Born In Stratford Connecticut Graduated
at Yale University. Took part in the expedition against Louisbo...
Simpson John 1807-1878 Born In Helmsley Yorkshire England
Elected to the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada, 1858, for ...
First seignior in New France. Mentioned at Quebec in
Bib : Cyc Am Biog
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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