Canadian History Dictionary Crooks Adam 1827-1885 Son Of James Crooks Born At West Flamboro
Ontario. Educated at Upper Canada College and the University of...
Alix Marguerite Ch Mother Of Helen Bouille 66
Brulon Jean Gauthier De
(Bishop Laval era) Canon and confessor of chapter of
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(Wilmot era) Judge of Supreme Court, New Brunswick, 8; succeeds...
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Bow River Pass
Through the Bow Range of the Rocky Mountains, head
waters of B...
Levis Gaston-francois Chevalier De 1720-1787 Entered French Army
in 1735; named second in command to Montcalm, 1756; sailed for ...
Blake Edward 1833- Born In Adelaide Ontario Educated At Upper
Canada College and University of Toronto. Called to the bar of ...
Amnesty Act 1849 Lord Elgin Era William Lyon Mackenzie Takes Advantage Of 91
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Proposed by Elgin, on beha...
(Lord Dorchester era) Deputy postmaster-general, 243; expresses...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Chief factor, Hudson's Bay ...
(Bishop Laval era) Proposed appointment of, as bishop in Asia, ...
Nouee Anne De 1587-1646 Born In France Entered The Jesuit
novitiate in 1612; and came to Canada in 1626. For several year...
Wiman Erastus 1834-1904 Born At Churchville Ontario Educated In
Toronto; early became engaged in newspaper work; joined the sta...
Crisacy Marquis Antoine De
(Count Frontenac era) Conducts expedition for restoration
(General Brock era) Arrested, 127; discharged, 128.
(General Brock era) On United States ships, 83, 108; benefits C...
(Bishop Laval era) La Barre's expedition encamps at, 184.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Secretary of De Monts, 33.
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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