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(Lord Elgin era) Depression in Canada following Britain's adopt...
Dufferin And Ava Frederick Temple Hamilton Blackwood Marquess Of
(1826-1902). British commissioner to Syria, 1860; under-secreta...
Newspaper published at Toronto. Established, 1880. =Index=: (Wi...
Map Of Turkey Point And Environs 1795 Done In The Surveyor-general's
Office, Upper Canada, Oct. 12, 1795. D.W. Smith, Acting S. Gene...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, founder of missions at Nipisi...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, landed at Grand Cibou, 200; w...
In affiliation with the University of Toronto.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Merchant, compensation awarded to, fo...
Avaugour Pierre Dubois Baron D'
Governor of New France, 1661-1663,
succeeding D'Argenson. =Ind...
Index : Lord Dorchester Era Commissioner On American Side For Exchange Of Prisoners
208. =Bib.=: Drake, Life and Correspondence of Henry Knox.
Bib : Bancroft North-west Coast
Queenston Heights Battle Of
In War of 1812. Brock commanded the
British forces, consisting...
The first industrial exhibition held in Canada, and
Macdonald Donald Alexander 1816-1896 Born In St Raphael's
Quebec. Engaged in business as railway contractor. Represented ...
Murray Mrs George
(General Brock era) Wife of Colonel (afterwards Sir George)
Bougainville Louis Antoine Comte De 1729-1811 Born In Paris
Educated for his father's profession of notary; and soon obtain...
Kaministiquia Or Kaministikwia Fort
At mouth of river of same name,
north-west shore of Lake Super...
Index : George Brown Era Federal Union Of All British North American Provinces Not
acceptable to, 155; feeling in favour of Confederation all but
(General Brock era) In command of 3d Brigade, 247.
Kempt Sir James 1764-1854 Commanded Brigade In Peninsula 1812
and division at Waterloo, 1815; governor of Nova Scotia, 1820-1...
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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