Canadian History Dictionary Bourdon Jean 1602-1668 Born In Normandy Came To Canada 1634
Engaged for some years as a civil engineer and land surveyor; s...
(Count Frontenac era) Town-major of Quebec, 257; strengthens de...
Built at Quebec in the year 1830; launched in the
spring of 18...
One of the principal establishments of the Hudson's Bay
Gordon Arthur Hamilton
(Lord Dorchester era) With crews of two war vessels assists in
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commands party sent to heights of Levis,...
Hill G S
(Wilmot era) Member for Charlotte, in New Brunswick Assembly,
(Wilmot era) President of New Brunswick Assembly, 1831; refuses...
Rises in northern British Columbia and flows into the
(John Graves Simcoe era) First attorney-general of Upper Canada...
A large island in Lake Superior, United States territory.
(Bishop Laval era) Member of the Congregation de Notre Dame, 91...
Malartic Anne Joseph Hyppolite Count De 1730-1800 Born In France
In 1745 entered the army; and in 1749 came to Quebec as assista...
Vergennes Charles Gravier Count De 1717-1787 Born In Dijon
Educated there at the Jesuit College. In 1740 entered the diplo...
Kaye John W
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Quoted on Metcalfe, 156, 1...
(Bishop Laval era) Practised in colony in early days, 122.
Bentham Jeremy 1748-1832 English Writer On Jurisprudence And
ethics. =Index=: (Lord Sydenham era) An associate of Sydenham's...
Montreal Island Of
(Lord Dorchester era) Limit of French settlement, 8; governorsh...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) University endowment in Upper Canada...
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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