Canadian History Dictionary Lynch John Joseph 1816-1888 Born Near Clones Ireland Studied In
Dublin, and entered the Lazarist order. Came to America in 1847...
Baldwin Robert 1804-1858 Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era Name Associated With
responsible government, ix; a "man of one idea," ix; his ancest...
(Lord Elgin era) Member of the Parti Rouge, 108.
Morin Augustin Norbert 1803-1865 Born In St Michel Quebec
Educated at the Seminary of Quebec, and called to the bar of Lo...
Belcher Jonathan 1711-1776 Second Son Of Governor Belcher Of
Massachusetts. Educated at Harvard University, Cambridge, and i...
Robinson Colonel Beverley 1723-1792 Born In Thornbury England
Entered the army; took part as a major, under Wolfe, in the att...
Bayning Charles Townshend First Baron 1728-1810 Lord Dorchester Era His
criticism of Quebec Act, 66, 67. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.
Lewis Meriwether 1774-1809 And Clark William 1770-1838
American explorers. Sent by the United States Government, in 18...
(Count Frontenac era) In command at Lachine, on occasion of
Aix-la-chapelle Treaty Of
Signed between Great Britain and France,
April 18, 1748. Broug...
Born in New England. Engaged in the fur trade west of
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Proposed by Butterworth in United St...
(Count Frontenac era) Issued by governor, 115; objected to by b...
Patterson James Colebrooke 1839- Born In Ireland Came To Canada
1857; entered civil service at Ottawa; studied law and called t...
(Egerton Ryerson era) Joins Methodists, and sent as missionary ...
Bib : See Iberville
Plains Of Abraham
Above city of Quebec. Named after Abraham Martin, a
Chapman Henry Samuel 1803-1881 Born In England Came To Canada
1823, and established at Montreal the Daily Advertiser, the fir...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) On British right, at Quebec, 189;
York. Plan of Toronto Harbour and the proposed town and part
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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