Canadian History Dictionary San Juan Boundary
Dispute arose between the United States and Great
Britain out ...
Nesle Captain De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Brings out settlers, 252.
Macdonald John Alexander
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Eldest son of Sir John A.
Morrison Thomas David
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Defends Joseph Hume, 263; aids
Presbyterian Theological College, established, 1844.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Barrack-master, 47.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Superstitions of, 10, 12; council hel...
(Lord Dorchester era) Montreal merchant, treasonable proceeding...
(Bishop Laval era) Companion of Father Marquette, 62.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Accompanies Champlain to Quebec, 41; ...
Oswald Richard 1705-1784 Lord Dorchester Era Sent To Discuss Matters With
Franklin, 192, 213. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.
Duquesne De Menneville Michel Ange Marquis De
Appointed governor of
New France 1752, in succession to La Jon...
(Lord Dorchester era) Superior of Jesuits, sends petition to th...
Born in Ireland. Entered the army; came to Prince
Bancroft George 1800-1891 Educated At Harvard University
Cambridge, and in Germany. Secretary of the navy, 1845; ambassa...
The region of northern Canada, lying between the
(Egerton Ryerson era) Opposes Sir Charles Metcalfe, 126.
Mair Charles 1840- Born In Lanark Ontario Educated At Queen's
University, Kingston. Paymaster for the Dominion government at ...
Rises in the Rocky Mountains, at the headwaters of Bow
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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