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(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Three Rivers founded by, in 1634,...
Somerville Alexander 1811-1885 Born In Scotland Served In The
regular army. Came to Canada, 1858. Took up newspaper work; for...
Jameson Anna Brownell 1794-1860 Author Married Robert Jameson
afterwards vice-chancellor of the Court of Equity of Upper Cana...
On the St. Lawrence, above Quebec. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm e...
Bib : Lucas Canadian War Of 1812 See Also War Of 1812
Gray John Hamilton 1814-1889 Born In Bermuda Entered Political
life in New Brunswick in 1850, and became a leading member of t...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Convention of, 440; attack on Pres...
Entered public life in 1815 as member for
Huntingdon, which he...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Postage on, 93, 103, 106; their tr...
Made four notable voyages: the first, in 1607, for the
(Lord Sydenham era) Establishment of in Lower Canada, 255.
Bib : Parkman Conspiracy Of Pontiac Smith Historical Account Of
Schultz Sir John Christian 1840-1896 Born In Amherstburg Ontario
Educated at Oberlin College, Ohio; studied medicine at Queen's ...
Bib : Morgan Cel Can
Lajoie Antoine Gerin 1824-1882 Born In Yamachiche Quebec
Educated at Nicolet College, and while there wrote the song Le ...
Utrecht Treaty Of
Between France and Great Britain, signed in 1713.
Robinson F P
(Wilmot era) Auditor of king's casual revenue, 34; resigns, 72....
Melville Henry Dundas First Viscount 1742-1811 Sat For
Midlothian, 1774-1790, and for Edinburgh, 1790-1802; home secre...
East coast Vancouver Island. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) H...
Bagot Sir Charles 1781-1843 Born In England Educated At Rugby And
Oxford; entered Parliament, 1807, becoming under-secretary for foreign
affairs. Minister plenipotentiary to France, 1814; and to the United
States, 1815-1820. Privy councillor, 1815; ambassador to St. Petersburg,
1820; and to the Hague, 1824. Governor-general of Canada, 1841-1843.
Died in Kingston soon after retiring from office. =Index=: (Lord Sydenham era) Follows
Canadian line of policy, 351; finds country tranquil, 355. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) His
letter to Lord Stanley on La Fontaine's arrest, 49; succeeds Sydenham,
113; a Tory of the old school, 113; previous career, 113; his policy,
113-114; studies political conditions, 114-115; his popularity in Lower
Canada, 115; plans a coalition government, 117; his speech from the
throne, 122; anxious to bring Baldwin and La Fontaine into Cabinet, 121;
his letter to La Fontaine, 122-124; denounced by Tory press, 140-142;
difficulties of his position, 141; his illness, 149; subjected to bitter
attacks and censure, 149-152; asks for and obtains his recall, 152; his
death, May 19, 1843, 152; denounced even in death, 153; on responsible
government, 162, 163, 164; Kaye on, 171; lays corner-stone of King's
College, 193. (Lord Elgin era) His political attitude as governor, 30; friendly
towards French-Canadians, 30-31. (Egerton Ryerson era) Supported by Ryerson, 122;
favourable attitude towards popular government, 126; question of popular
education, 163. (George Brown Era) Relations of Peel government with, xii; friendly
attitude towards French-Canadians, 16; attacked by Tories for bringing
La Fontaine and Baldwin into Cabinet, 16; his action denounced by Peel
and Duke of Wellington, 17, 18; recalled at his own request, 18; his
death, 18. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Concedes responsible government, 17. (Sir John A Macdonald era) Succeeds
Sydenham, 17; brings Reform leaders into Cabinet, 18; resigns
government, 18. =Bib.=: Richardson, Eight Years in Canada; Kingsford,
History of Canada, Dent, Last Forty Years and Can. Por.; Dict. Nat.
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