Canadian History Dictionary Laval Jean-louis
(Bishop Laval era) Brother of Bishop Laval, 19; bad conduct of,...
Crawley Edmund Albern 1799-1880 Graduated From King's College
Windsor; studied law under James W. Johnstone, and called to th...
Ryerson John 1800-1878 Born In Norfolk Ontario Educated At The
public schools. In 1818 became a Wesleyan preacher, and active ...
Sometimes called Red River of the North, to distinguish it
Columbia Fur Company
(Sir James Douglas era) Organized, 1822, by recruits from the N...
Anderson A Caulfield
An officer of the Hudson's Bay Company,
employed for many year...
Tryon William 1725-1788 Born In Ireland Served In The British
army. In 1764 sent to North Carolina, and on the death of Dobbs...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Teaches school at Fredericksburg and M...
(General Brock era) Brother of Sir Isaac, served in Royal
Odell William Hunter 1811-1891 Born In New Brunswick Called To
the bar, 1838; appointed clerk of the Supreme Court of New Brun...
(General Brock era) Purchase of Louisiana by, 42; consequent ch...
Macdonald Sir John Alexander 1815-1891 Joseph Howe Era Attends Charlottetown
Conference, 1864, and proposes union of all the provinces, 178;...
Canning Charles John Viscount 1812-1862 Postmaster-general Under
Aberdeen and Palmerston. Governor-general of India, 1855, and t...
Troyes Chevalier Pierre De
Born in France. Entered the army, and
came to Canada as an off...
Gage Thomas 1721-1787 Fought Under Braddock At Monongahela 1755
and under Abercrombie at Ticonderoga, 1758. Took part in the ca...
Plan of British Attack, 1818, Royal Engineers'
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Van Buren Martin 1782-1862 Eighth President Of The United States
On Hudson Bay. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) Captured by Ibervill...
Martin Charles Amador
(Samuel de Champlain era) Priest, 146.
Archibald Sir Adams George 1814-1892 Educated At Pictou Academy
Studied law; in 1838 called to the bar of Prince Edward Island; and to
that of Nova Scotia in 1839. Elected to the Nova Scotia Assembly for
Colchester, 1851. Attorney-general of Nova Scotia, 1860-1863. Delegate
to the various Conferences leading up to Confederation. Became
secretary of state for the provinces in first Dominion ministry.
Lieutenant-governor of Manitoba, 1870-1872; and of Nova Scotia,
1873-1883. Knighted, 1885. =Index=: =Md
Secretary of state for
provinces in first Dominion ministry, 135; succeeds MacDougall as
lieutenant-governor of the North-West Territories, 161-162. (Joseph Howe era) Becomes
solicitor-general and member of Executive Council of Nova Scotia, 1856,
157; attorney-general, 1860, 169; leader of the opposition, 176;
delegate to Charlottetown Conference, 1864, 177; supports
Confederation, 186; goes to England as delegate to complete
Confederation, 189; his interview with Joseph Howe, 189; member of first
Dominion ministry, 1867, 198; retires from ministry, and succeeded by
Howe, 226. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) First lieutenant-governor of Manitoba, 130. (Tilley era) Delegate
from Nova Scotia to Charlottetown Conference, 73; delegate to Quebec
Conference, 77; secretary of state in first Dominion ministry, 129.
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