Canadian History Dictionary Devos Frederick
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Great-nephew of Haldimand, 312.
(Tilley era) Elected as Confederation candidate for Northumberl...
(Count Frontenac era) Clerk to attorney-general, 106.
Quebec Siege Of 1759
Following the capture of Louisbourg, Duquesne,
and Fort Fronte...
Company Of Notre Dame De Montreal
(Bishop Laval era) Consecrates the island of
Montreal to the V...
Aube-riviere Francois Louis De Pourroy De L'
Appointed bishop of
Quebec, Aug. 16, 1739. Arrived at Quebec, ...
Lattaignant Gabriel De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Assists in forming Company of New
Stirling Sir William Alexander Earl Of 1567?-1640 King James Gave
him a patent, September, 1621, to the territory now embracing t...
Macdonald Hugh John 1850- Born In Kingston Ontario Second Son
of Sir John A. Macdonald. Educated at Queen's and Toronto Unive...
Tecumseh 1768-1813 Born Near The Site Of Springfield Ohio First
appeared as a brave in a battle with Kentucky soldiers about 17...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Retreating army halts at, 218; Levis hea...
Index : Lord Elgin Era Proprietor Of The Toronto Examiner And A Leader Of The
Clear Grits, 110-111. (William Lyon Mackenzie era) President of...
Dorion Jean Baptiste Eric 1826-1866 Brother Of Preceding One Of
founders of L'Avenir, 1848. Sat in the Legislature, 1854-1857, ...
Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era Correspondence With Mackenzie And Papineau 229 William Lyon Mackenzie Era Lays
Mackenzie's petition before the House, 222; presents case again...
Papal Nuncio. =Index=: (Samuel de Champlain era) Authorizes est...
Prideaux John 1718-1759 Born In Devonshire England Entered The
army in 1739 as an ensign. In 1743 took part in the battle of D...
Prescott Richard 1725-1788 Born In England Entered The Army And
promoted major, 1756; lieutenant-colonel, 1762, and served in E...
(Samuel de Champlain era) One of the vessels of Company of New ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) English vessel seized by French, 221....
Middleton Sir Frederick Dobson 1825-1898 Born In Belfast Ireland
Educated at Sandhurst, and entered the army, 1842. Served in In...
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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