Canadian History Dictionary Huntington Lucius Seth 1827-1886 Born At Compton Quebec Studied
law, and engaged in journalism, in the Eastern Townships. Elect...
Utrecht Treaty Of
Between France and Great Britain, signed in 1713.
Genest Edmond Charles 1765-1834 Lord Dorchester Era Minister Of France To The
United States, 272; his intrigues in Canada, 273, 274. =Bib.=: ...
Founded through the far-sighted liberality of James
McGill, a ...
Situated at Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Founded by the
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Of Bearn regiment, 209; in battle of Ste...
The first regiment of regular troops sent to
America from Fran...
Pambrun Pierre Chrysologue
Served in the Canadian Voltigeurs during
the War of 1812. Ente...
Shirley William 1693-1771 Born In Preston England Called To The
English bar; removed to Boston, where he practised his professi...
Opened 1668, in a house belonging to the widow of
(George Brown Era) George Brown writes Macdonald of widespread
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) On British right, 189; in battle of Ste....
(John Graves Simcoe era) Member of Legislative Council, 79.
(Lord Dorchester era) Importance of the question to the French ...
Roberval Jean Francois De La Roque Sieur De
A gentleman of Picardy,
born about the year 1500. By a commiss...
Longworth John 1814-1885 Born At Charlottetown Called To The Bar
of Prince Edward Island, 1838. Elected to the Assembly, 1846. O...
Chauvin Pierre Sieur De Tonnetuit
A Huguenot, born at Dieppe.
Appointed captain of the garrison ...
Porto Rico Island
(Samuel de Champlain era) Taken and abandoned, by English in 15...
New Brunswick University Of
(Wilmot era) Established as provincial
university, 1859, 51; f...
Spragge John Godfrey 1806-1884 Born In New Cross Surrey England
Came to York with his father, 1820. Educated at the Central Sch...
Crooks Adam 1827-1885 Son Of James Crooks Born At West Flamboro
Ontario. Educated at Upper Canada College and the University of Toronto.
Called to the bar of Upper Canada, 1851. Contested West Toronto for the
Assembly, 1867, but defeated; elected, 1871; defeated in East Toronto,
1875, but shortly afterwards elected for South Oxford. Attorney-general,
1871-1872; provincial treasurer, 1872-1877, to which was added in 1876
the portfolio of education; minister of education, 1877-1883. Retired on
account of ill-health. Died in Hartford, Conn. =Bib.=: Dent, Can.
Por.; Rose, Cyc. Can. Biog.
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