Canadian History Dictionary Brockville
Chief town of Leeds County, Ontario, on left bank of St.
Mount-stephen George Stephen First Baron 1829- Born In Dufftown
Banffshire, Scotland. In 1850 came to Canada; built up a succes...
Tonti Chevalier Henri De 1650-1704 Born In Gaeta Italy Son Of A
well-known financier, and inventor of the Tontine form of life
(General Brock era) Remained faithful to British rule, 47. (Lor...
Select Committee On Grievances
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Seventh report of, 26; Mackenzie
(Lord Dorchester era) Sent to Canada to study legal situation, ...
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era Champlain Crosses 88
Index : Tilley Era Surveyor-general In Smith Government 91 Adds No Strength
to the government, 92; represents Westmoreland, 115. =Bib.=: Ro...
Sherwood Henry 1807-1855 Represented Toronto In Legislative
Assembly, 1841-1854; member of Executive Council and solicitor-...
(Lord Sydenham era) Of Quebec and Montreal, their aims,
Smith Adam 1723-1790 Political Economist Filled Successively The
chairs of logic and of moral philosophy at Glasgow. In 1766 pub...
(Wilmot era) Resigns from New Brunswick government, 72, 116.
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Dismissed by Head, 306.
Saunders John 1754-1834 Born In Virginia Joined The Royal Forces
and served throughout the War of Independence. Went to England;...
A trading-post on the left bank of the Peace River, about
(Samuel de Champlain era) French ambassador in London, instruct...
Cobden Richard 1804-1865 British Statesman Index : Lord Sydenham Era A More
advanced radical than Sydenham, 20. =Bib.=: Morley, Life of Ric...
Rogers Sir F
Fenety George E
(Wilmot era) On Wilmot, 131.
(Sir John A Macdonald era) University endowment in Upper Canada...
Arthur Sir George 1784-1854 The Last Lieutenant-governor Of Upper
Canada, 1838-1841. The chief event of his tenure of office was the
suppression of the Upper Canadian Rebellion. Had been successively
governor of Honduras and Van Diemen's Land previous to his Canadian
appointment; and on leaving Canada appointed to the governorship of
Bombay. =Index=: (William Lyon Mackenzie era) Governor of Upper Canada, 435; disregards clemency
petitions, 435; learns of intended attack on Canada, 441; renews reward
for Mackenzie's capture, 445; proposes exchange of prisoners and
refugees, 463; United States refuses, 463. (General Brock era) Organizes military
gathering at Queenston Heights, 313. (Lord Sydenham era) Succeeds Sir F. B. Head, 109;
reactionary in his views, 109-110; his attitude towards responsible
government, 125-126; cautioned by colonial secretary, 127; instructed to
act in harmony with new governor-general, 144; meets him at Montreal,
153; explains his position and views, 156-161; receives governor-general
at Toronto, and hands over seal of province, 197. (Egerton Ryerson era) His efforts to
repel American attacks, 117; Ryerson disappointed in, 118; proposes
division of Clergy Reserves, 119. See Rebellion of 1837 (Upper
Canada). =Bib.=: Kingsford, History of Canada; Dent, Upper Canadian
Rebellion; Bradshaw, Self-Government in Canada; Read,
Lieutenant-Governors of Upper Canada.
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