Canadian History Dictionary Peters Harry
(Wilmot era) Retires from New Brunswick Council, 69. (Tilley er...
An island on the southern side of the entrance to the Baie de
(Samuel de Champlain era) Wife of Nicolas Rivert, 146.
(Lord Dorchester era) Deputy postmaster-general, 243; expresses...
Located at Toronto. Formed in 1887 from the union
of Toronto B...
Founded by Champlain (q.v.), in 1608. Seventy-three
Kirkpatrick Sir George Airey 1841-1899 Born In Kingston Educated
at Trinity College, Dublin; studied law, and called to the bar,...
City of Ontario, on the Grand River. Named after Joseph
Quebec Siege Of 1775-1776
See American invasion; Montgomery;
Arnold; Dorchester. =Bib.=:...
Bib : Bourinot Constitutional History Of Canada Shortt And
Doughty, Constitutional Documents of Canada; Egerton and Grant,...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Newspaper, published by Collins, i...
Dewart Edward Hartley 1828-1903 Born In Ireland Came To Canada
with his parents at age of six. Educated at local schools and a...
In northern British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) ...
Young John 1773-1837 Born In Falkirk Scotland Educated At
Glasgow University; emigrated to Canada, 1814. In 1818 publishe...
An island at the eastern extremity of Nova Scotia, now
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Father of Sir John A. Macdonald, nat...
(Wilmot era) Appointed by Governor Colebrooke as provincial
Robinson Sir John Beverley 1791-1863 Educated At Dr Strachan's
school, Kingston; studied law and became acting attorney-genera...
Graves Samuel 1713-1787 British Admiral Index : John Graves Simcoe Era Godfather Of
Simcoe, 15; commands naval force at Boston, 19. (Lord Dorcheste...
Hertel De Rouville
(Lord Dorchester era) Appointed judge, 183.
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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