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(Samuel de Champlain era) Priest, 146.
Somerset Edward Adolphus Seymour Twelfth Duke Of 1804-1885 Sat In
House of Commons, 1830-1855; first commissioner of works, 1851-...
Des Rivieres Captain
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Accompanies captured British officers to...
Ste Croix River
Also known as Schoodiac and Passamaquoddy. Rises in
(Lord Dorchester era) British war vessel, arrival of, 137.
(Bishop Laval era) Member of the Congregation de Notre Dame, 91...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Lieutenant-governor of Detroit, 1...
White Thomas 1830-1888 Born In Montreal Educated At The High
school there. Joined the editorial staff of the Quebec Gazette;...
Neilson John 1776-1848 Born In Scotland In 1790 Came To Canada
and in 1797 edited the Quebec Gazette. Member of the provincial...
Williston John T
(Tilley era) Deserts Liberal party in New Brunswick, 18;
Boundaries Of Canada
(Lord Dorchester era) Not defined by Constitutional Act, 260.
Allen Ira 1751-1814 Index : Sir Frederick Haldimand Era Brother Of Ethan Has Conference
with British emissary, 204; little confidence placed in good fa...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Montcalm's early childhood spent at, 3.
Astor Fur Company
(General Brock era) His mission to the New England states, 120;...
Amiens Treaty Of
Signed between Great Britain and France, March 25,
Kent And Strathern Edward Augustus Duke Of 1767-1820 Fourth Son
of George III and father of Queen Victoria. Sent to Canada, 179...
Christie Robert 1788-1856 Born In Nova Scotia Repeatedly Expelled
from the Assembly of Lower Canada; re-elected after the union, ...
Lieutenant-colonel in the army, 1755; commanded an
La Valtrie Seraphin Marganne Sieur De 1643-1693 A Native Of St
Benoit de Paris. Obtained a lieutenancy in the Lignieres Regime...
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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