Canadian History Dictionary Pabos
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand acquires seigniory of, ...
Asgill Sir Charles 1762-1823 A Lieutenant In Cornwallis's Army
1780. Taken prisoner at Yorktown, condemned to death by the Ame...
Newspaper, published by William Lyon Mackenzie.
First steamboat on the St. Lawrence. Built by John
Molson at M...
Canadian Contingents In The Boer War 1899-1902 Consisted Of The
Royal Canadian Infantry, Canadian Mounted Rifles, Royal Canadia...
Chauveau Pierre Joseph Olivier 1820-1890 Born At Quebec Educated
at Quebec; studied law and called to the bar of Lower Canada. F...
Powell Colonel Walker 1828- Born In Waterford Ontario Educated
at the county Grammar School, and at Victoria College, Cobourg....
Montreuil Chevalier De
Served during the French campaigns in America
from 1754 to 175...
Index : Egerton Ryerson Era His Policy As To Separate Schools 235-236 Proposed As
member of Council of Public Instruction of Upper Canada, 236. =...
Ottawa University Of
Established, 1848. Originally incorporated
under the title of ...
Bullion Mme De
(Count Frontenac era) Benefactress of Hotel Dieu at Montreal, 2...
Lake Of The Woods
On the international boundary, west of Lake
Born in Scotland. Came to Canada, and entered
the service of t...
On Mohawk River, near Lake Oneida. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester er...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Nephew of Sir Frederick Haldimand...
(Bishop Laval era) Director of Seminary, 55.
Barclay Robert H
Born in Scotland. Took part in the battle of
Trafalgar. Sent t...
(Egerton Ryerson era) Founded at York (Toronto), 1829, 82; Eger...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Retreating army halts at, 218; Levis hea...
Burton Sir Francis
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Lieutenant-governor of Lower Canada...
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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