Canadian History Dictionary Billings Elkanah 1820-1876 Born In Township Of Gloucester
Ontario. Studied law, called to the bar, 1845, and practised in...
(Wilmot era) Appointed by Governor Colebrooke as provincial
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Newspaper, Mackenzie publishes, 46...
(Lord Dorchester era) Effect of, in Canada, 33, 57.
Ryerson John 1800-1878 Born In Norfolk Ontario Educated At The
public schools. In 1818 became a Wesleyan preacher, and active ...
Borden Robert Laird 1854- Born In Grand Pre Nova Scotia Called
to the bar, 1878, and practised at Kentville and Halifax; appoi...
Bib : Works: Report On Popular Education Affairs Of The Canadas
Story of My Life; Canadian Methodism; Loyalists of America. For...
Kerr W J
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Attempts Mackenzie's assassination...
Wadsworth William 1732-1833 Born In Durham Connecticut In The
War of 1812, brigadier-general in the New York militia. Took pa...
Said to have been named by La Salle's men, in derision of his
Bib : Morgan Cel Can Lucas Canadian War Of 1812
Cape Diamond Quebec
(Samuel de Champlain era) Fortified, 157.
Bib : Dent Can Por And Last Forty Years Mackenzie Hon
George Brown; Pope, Memoirs of Sir John A. Macdonald; Willison,...
(Count Frontenac era) Former name of Beauport flats, 293. (Wolf...
Kendrick Captain John
American seaman. Trading on North-West Coast,
Journal Tenu A L'armee
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Quoted, 169; severe criticism of
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Established near Cataraqui, 265. ...
Petitot Emile Fortune Stanislas Joseph
Roman Catholic missionary in
the North-West, particularly in t...
(Lord Dorchester era) Little interest felt in, by
Argyll John Douglas Sutherland Campbell Ninth Duke Of 1845-
Married H. R. H. Princess Louise, 1871; succeeded to dukedom, 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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