Canadian History Dictionary St John
Plan of Fort St. John on the river Chambly, Quebec, May 7,
La Colonbiere De
(Bishop Laval era) On zeal and devotion of Laval, 23; preaches
(Samuel de Champlain era) Early settler, remains in Quebec duri...
Pontchartrain Louis Phelypeaux Comte De 1643-1727 Chancellor Of
France. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) Minister of marine, 72.
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era Becomes Viceroy Of New France 129 His Administration
causes dissatisfaction, 130; his letter to Champlain, 130; resi...
Hagerman Christopher Alexander 1792-1847 Born In Adolphustown
Ontario. Educated at Kingston; studied law and called to the ba...
Kicking Horse Pass
Through Rocky Mountains, north of lat. 51 deg.,
length 104 mil...
Martinez Estevan Jose
Accompanied Perez to North-West Coast in 1773
as pilot. In 178...
Milnes Sir Robert Shore 1746-1836 Born In England Entered The
army. In 1795 governor of the island of Martinique; in 1799 app...
Bib : Memoir Of Life Of Sydenham
Son of Antoine Daniel, of Dieppe. Made a notable
voyage to New...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Aids Mackenzie's escape, 384.
Coltman W B
A merchant of Quebec, and lieutenant-colonel in the
Bow River Pass
Through the Bow Range of the Rocky Mountains, head
waters of B...
(Samuel de Champlain era) General name given by French to four ...
Stairs W J
(Joseph Howe era) President of Anti-Confederation League, Nova ...
Frobisher Sir Martin 1535?-1594 Navigator Made Three Voyages To
America in search of the North-West Passage, 1576, 1577, and 15...
Nelson Wolfred 1792-1863 Born In Montreal Practised Medicine And
served as a surgeon in the War of 1812. One of the leaders of t...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) On British right, at Quebec, 189;
(John Graves Simcoe era) Intended to be analogous to lords-lieu...
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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