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(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Introduction of, by the royal pro...
Crow's Nest Pass
Discovered in the latter sixties by a trapper,
Meredith Sir William Collis 1812-1894 Born In Dublin Ireland
Emigrated to Canada; in 1836 called to the bar of Montreal, and...
Reid Stuart J
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) On colonial government, 2; on Lord...
War Of 1812
Declared by the United States against Great Britain in
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit missionary at Miscou, 234.
Ile Aux Noix
Plan of Ile aux Noix, showing the present and proposed
Grenville William Wyndham Baron 1759-1834 Entered Parliament
1782; paymaster-general, 1783; Speaker of the House of Commons,...
A tribe of the Algonquian family. First mentioned in
A group of Tory leaders in Upper Canada, so nicknamed
Rises in northern Minnesota, its chief source being
(General Brock era) Private of 41st, first man killed in War of...
Newcastle Henry Pelham Tiennes Pelham Clinton Duke Of 1811-1864
Entered Parliament, 1832; chief secretary for Ireland, 1846; an...
Raudot Jacques 1647-1728 Councillor To The Parliament Of Metz In
1674; and to the Cour des Aides at Paris, 1678. Came to Canada ...
Atkins D A
(John Graves Simcoe era) Opens school at Napanee, 167.
Chapleau Sir Joseph Adolphe 1840-1898 Studied Law And Called To
the bar, 1861. Elected to Quebec Legislature, 1867, and success...
(Lord Sydenham era) His description of Poulett Thomson, 43.
Louvigny Louis De La Porte Sieur De 1652-1730 Accompanied
Denonville on his expedition against the Iroquois, 1687; sent b...
Born in Scotland, 1751. Emigrated in his early years to
Cobden Richard 1804-1865 British Statesman Index : Lord Sydenham Era A More
advanced radical than Sydenham, 20. =Bib.=: Morley, Life of Ric...
Campbell Sir Alexander 1821-1892 Studied Law Under John A
Macdonald, with whom he later formed a partnership; and called to the
bar of Upper Canada, 1843. Elected to the Legislative Council, 1858;
and Speaker, 1863. Commissioner of crown lands, 1864-1866;
postmaster-general in first Dominion ministry, 1867-1873; minister of
the interior, 1873; receiver-general, 1878-1879; postmaster-general,
1879-1880; 1880-1881; 1885-1887; minister of militia and defence, 1880;
minister of justice, 1881-1885. In 1887 appointed lieutenant-governor of
Ontario, an office which he retained up to the time of his death.
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