Canadian History Dictionary Olbeau Jean D'
Born in Langres. Joined the Jesuit College there in
1628. In 1...
(Count Frontenac era) Issued by governor, 115; objected to by b...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Meets Champlain on his return from th...
Probably a native of Genoa. Became a citizen of Venice,
Le Ber Jeanne Daughter Of Jacques Le Ber Of Montreal Index : Bishop Laval Era
Birth, baptism, and virtues of, 91; mortifications practised by...
(Lord Dorchester era) Hanged for treason, 301.
Bourinot Sir John George 1837-1902 Born In Sydney Nova Scotia
Educated at Trinity University, Toronto. Chief official reporte...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Interpreter, 144.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Father of Sir Frederick Haldimand...
(Sir James Douglas era) Of Pacific coast, largely due to Vancou...
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Watson Samuel James 1837-1881 Born In Ireland Educated At Belfast
Academy. Came to Canada and engaged in newspaper work, 1857. Ap...
A town in Saguenay County, Quebec, situated at the
Mascarene Paul 1684-1760 Born In Castras In The South Of France
Educated at Geneva, and afterwards went to England; naturalized...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Schoolmaster at Quebec, 234.
A town in Ontario founded by the Canada Company, about 1827.
Index : Joseph Howe Era Joseph Howe's Letter To 1866 190 Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era On Responsible
government, 90; in political controversy, 1844, 238; his "Five ...
(Lord Elgin era) Provided for by law in 1874, existed some
In England. =Index=: (Lord Sydenham era) Poulett Thomson electe...
Cartwright Richard 1759-1815 Born At Albany New York On The
outbreak of hostilities with the mother country came with his p...
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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