Canadian History Dictionary Jacques Cartier River
A tributary of the St. Lawrence, north shore,
above Quebec. =I...
Bib : Cyc Am Biog
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Placed in command of French left (Beaupo...
Bib : Record Of The Proceedings Of The Halifax Fisheries Commission
(Bishop Laval era) Dispute respecting, between Louis XIV and Po...
(Sir James Douglas era) His relations with Captain Meares at No...
Murdoch T W C
(Lord Sydenham era) Appointed civil secretary, 152.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Accompanies Champlain to Quebec, 41.
(General Brock era) At entrance to Niagara River, lighthouse,
Born in Edmonton, Alberta. Educated at the Red River
Thompson Sir John Sparrow David 1844-1894 Born In Halifax Nova
Scotia. Educated at Free Church Academy, Halifax. In 1859 a rep...
Bib : Douglas Quebec In Seventeenth Century Relation 1625 Le
Clercq, Etablissement de la Foy; Parkman, Jesuits in North Amer...
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) English secretary to Haldimand, 2...
(Lord Sydenham era) Of Quebec and Montreal, their aims,
(Samuel de Champlain era) Indian, brings news to Champlain of K...
Index : Sir John A Macdonald Era President Of Westminster Conference In London 126
effect of his resignation on Confederation, 128; Macdonald's le...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Storming of rebel camps at, 242. See...
(Lord Elgin era) Solicitor-general, last in Hincks-Morin govern...
Bib : Christie History Of Lower Canada
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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