Canadian History Dictionary Magdalen Islands
In Gulf of St. Lawrence. Uncertain who first
discovered the gr...
Daly John Corry Wilson 1796-1878 Born In Liverpool England For
some time an assistant surgeon in the navy. Emigrated to the Un...
Monroe James 1758-1831 Fifth President Of The United States
(Samuel de Champlain era) Montagnais chief, makes long harangue...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Aids Mackenzie's escape, 390.
Rogers Robert 1727-1800 Born At Dunbarton New Hampshire In The
War of 1755-1760 with the French, commanded Rogers's Rangers an...
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontaine...
Carleton Lady Maria
(Lord Dorchester era) Gains social popularity at Quebec, 162;
La Dauversiere Roger De
(Count Frontenac era) One of the founders of Montreal colony,
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given by Champlain to river St. ...
Durham John George Lambton Earl Of 1792-1840 Entered British
Parliament, 1814, for county of Durham, and won recognition as ...
Maseres Francis 1731-1824 Born In London Educated At Cambridge
In 1766 appointed attorney-general of Quebec, holding the posit...
Philipps Richard 1661-1751 Early Entered The Army Served At The
battle of the Boyne; lieutenant-colonel, 1712; governor of Nova...
On Fraser River. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Simon Fraser ...
Bib : Morgan Can Men
(Count Frontenac era) Prosecutor of Prevote, dismissed, 138.
Simpson Thomas 1808-1840 Born In Dingwall Scotland Educated At
University of Aberdeen. In 1829 appointed secretary to his cous...
Made four notable voyages: the first, in 1607, for the
Bib : Speeches And Letters O'connor Life Of Beaconsfield
Monypenny, The Life of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield;...
Haro Gonzalez Lopez De
(Sir James Douglas era) Finds Russian establishments, 38. =Bib....
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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