Canadian History Dictionary Bib : Bourinot Parliamentary Procedure And Government And Manual
of the Constitutional History of Canada; Houston, Canadian
Cosmos Amor De
(Sir James Douglas era) Editor of British Colonist, 271; bitter...
Lawrence Joseph W
(Tilley era) Supports Tilley in 1850, 10.
A branch of the Franciscan order. First came to Canada in
Clinton Sir Henry 1738-1795 Sent To America 1775 Served
in the South, and with Howe at Philadelphia; succeeded him as
Ashburton Alexander Baring Baron 1774-1848 Entered Parliament In
1806. Opposed measures against American commerce. President of ...
(Bishop Laval era) Sulpician, comes out in St. Andre, 31; his a...
Drummond Lewis Thomas 1813-1882 Born In Londonderry Ireland Came
to Canada with his mother, 1825. Educated at Nicolet College; s...
At mouth of Kaministiquia River, Lake Superior. =Index=:
Creighton John 1794-1878 Born In Nova Scotia Called To The Bar
1816, and created Q. C. by royal warrant, 1845. Sat in the Legi...
Lamberville John De 1633-1714 Jesuit Missionary To The Onondagas
forced to leave his mission in 1687, because of Denonville's ex...
(Sir James Douglas era) Difficulties aroused by episode, 321. (...
(Lord Elgin era) Member of the Parti Rouge, 108.
Prideaux John 1718-1759 Born In Devonshire England Entered The
army in 1739 as an ensign. In 1743 took part in the battle of D...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) The resort of savants, 3.
(Wilmot era) Retires from New Brunswick Council, 69. (Tilley er...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Captured by Major Carleton, 149.
Scott Winfield 1786-1866 Entered The United States Army And
served in the War of 1812. From 1832 to 1838 engaged in Indian ...
Asgill Sir Charles 1762-1823 A Lieutenant In Cornwallis's Army
1780. Taken prisoner at Yorktown, condemned to death by the Ame...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit mission to Hurons founded at, ...
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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