Canadian History Dictionary Edward Vii 1841-1910 Succeeded To Throne 1901 Index : Lord Elgin Era His
visit to Canada in 1860, 7. (Sir John A Macdonald era) Visits C...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Chief factor Hudson's Bay C...
Annexation To United States
A fitful movement, never reaching serious
proportions, and gen...
Somerville Alexander 1811-1885 Born In Scotland Served In The
regular army. Came to Canada, 1858. Took up newspaper work; for...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Revolution in places William of O...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Commissioner in dispute between Kirke...
Pope John Henry 1824-1889 Born In The Eastern Townships Quebec
Elected for Compton to the Canada Assembly, 1857; and in 1867 t...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given to young Algonquian taken ...
Edgar Sir James David 1841-1899 Studied Law And Called To The Bar
of Upper Canada, 1864. Elected to House of Commons, 1872. Sent ...
The first chief-justice of the province of Quebec.
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Assists Papineau in defeating motio...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Takes soundings in the Traverse, 82.
(Lord Dorchester era) British war vessel, arrival of, 137.
Caldwell Sir John
Eldest son of Sir James Caldwell, the third
Dunn John Henry
Came to Canada in 1820, from England.
Receiver-general and mem...
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company post, built on Fra...
Bib : Dollier De Casson Histoire Du Montreal 1640-1672 Morin Le
vieux Montreal; McLennan, Anciens Montrealais ("Canada Francais...
(Lord Dorchester era) Discharged soldier, offers testimony in W...
Black William 1760-1831 Born In England In 1775 Came To Canada
and became a Wesleyan Methodist preacher. Founded the Wesleyan ...
On Kootenay River, built 1807. Otherwise known as
Studied law at Lincoln's Inn, and called to the bar,
1791. In November, 1798, appointed judge of Court of King's Bench for
Upper Canada. Elected to Legislative Assembly for constituency of
Durham, Simcoe, and E. York, 1800, but unseated by the Assembly, June,
1801. Under the direction of Lieutenant-Governor Hunter, engaged in the
preparation of a bill to establish a Court of Equity in the province,
and was to have been the first chancellor of the Court. The Court of
Equity, however, was not at this time established, and on the removal of
Chief-Justice Elmsley to Lower Canada, October, 1802, was appointed
chief-justice of Upper Canada, and a member of the Executive and
Legislative Councils. On the death of Elmsley, promoted to chief-justice
of Lower Canada, July 1, 1805. In August, 1806, took his seat as a
member of the Executive Council, and in January, 1807, appointed a
member and chairman of the Legislative Council. Died at Quebec, Feb. 22,
1808. =Bib.=: Read, Lives of the Judges; Cartwright, Life and Letters
of Richard Cartwright.
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