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(Samuel de Champlain era) Clerk sent to Gaspe, returns with new...
Boulton Henry John
Son of D'Arcy Boulton; born in England, 1790.
Studied law and ...
Newspaper published at Halifax. =Index=: (Joseph Howe era) Jose...
(Tilley era) Elected for the county of Carleton, New
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Increased in 1841, 99; and...
(Tilley era) British Member of Parliament, and capitalist, his ...
(General Brock era) Command assigned to, on Niagara frontier, 2...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Member of Legislative Council, 79.
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Defeats Mackenzie, 308.
(Samuel de Champlain era) In charge of mission at Miscou, 235; ...
Aix-la-chapelle Treaty Of
Signed between Great Britain and France,
April 18, 1748. Broug...
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era Induced To Cultivate Land Near Quebec 159 Allies Of The
French, 162, 163; murders committed by, 164; give Champlain thr...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Charged with murder of Amos Durfee...
Peyras Jean Baptiste
(Count Frontenac era) Member of Sovereign Council, 106; visits
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontaine...
Laval-montmorency Francois De 1623-1708 Bishop Laval Era Appointed Apostolic
vicar with title of bishop of Petraea in partibus, 7; opposes l...
Soissons Charles De Bourbon Comte De 1565-1612 At The Urgent
solicitation of Champlain, who was in desperate need of a power...
Schurz Carl 1829-1906 Fled From Germany In 1849 After The
collapse of the revolutionary movement. Went to the United Stat...
John And Thomas
(Count Frontenac era) Vice-admiral's ship in Phipps's squadron,...
(Wilmot era) Born, 1708, son of Thomas Wilmot, 3.
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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