Canadian History Dictionary Wilson Sir Adam 1814-1891 Born In Edinburgh Educated In That
city. In 1830 came to Canada; studied law under Robert Baldwin ...
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Joins Papineau party, 78.
Seaton Sir John Colborne First Baron 1778-1863 Served In Holland
Egypt, and Italy. Commanded a brigade under Wellington, 1810-18...
Bib : Life And Letters Of Durham Lord John Russell
(Wilmot era) Delegate to England to represent New Brunswick
St Ours Francois-xavier De 1714-1759 Served In The Campaigns Of
1758 and 1759; severely wounded in the attack on Fort George; c...
Mackenzie Alexander 1822-1892 Born In Scotland Emigrated To
Kingston, Canada, in 1842; in 1848 started in business at Sarni...
Wilmot Lemuel Allan 1809-1878 Wilmot Era His Work For Responsible
government, 2; born in Sunbury County, New Brunswick, 1809, 2; ...
(Egerton Ryerson era) Appointed to take charge of improvement o...
Biggar James L
(Egerton Ryerson era) Graduate of Victoria College, 144.
(General Brock era) On Niagara River, a mile and a half above t...
(Bishop Laval era) At junction of Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, ...
Morris Alexander 1826-1889 Born At Perth Upper Canada Educated
at the University of Glasgow and McGill University; studied law...
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Bill in reference to, intr...
(George Brown Era) His evidence on land grants in Upper Canada,...
(George Brown Era) Stimulated by British preference of, 1843, 3...
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Edited by Canon Lamarche, 81; bitt...
O'connor John 1824-1887 Born In Boston Mass Came To Canada
1828. Studied law and called to the bar of Upper Canada, 1854. ...
(Egerton Ryerson era) Offered, but declines, charge of educatio...
Hudson's Bay Company post at mouth of Albany River, west
Day Charles Dewey 1806-1884 Born In Bennington Vermont Came With
his parents to Canada, 1812. Called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1827;
created Q.C., 1837. Assisted in the prosecution of the insurgents who
had been arrested during the Rebellion of 1837-1838. Appointed
solicitor-general and called to the Special Council, 1839. Summoned by
Sydenham to the Executive Council, 1840, and subsequently elected to the
Assembly for the county of Ottawa. Appointed judge of the Court of
Queen's Bench, 1842; transferred to the Superior Court, 1849; resigned,
1862. Acted as commissioner for the codification of the civil laws of
Quebec; as representative of Quebec on the Arbitration Commission
appointed under the British North America Act to settle the claims of
the provinces; and as chairman of the Royal Commission to investigate
the charges against the Macdonald government in connection with the
granting of the charter to build the Canadian Pacific Railway. Held the
office of chancellor of McGill University from 1857 until his death.
Died in England. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Solicitor-general for Lower Canada, 1841,
76; represents British interests, 78; Baldwin's attitude to, 80;
introduces School Bill, 107; elevated to bench, 122. (Lord Sydenham era)
Solicitor-general for Lower Canada, 283. (Lord Elgin era) Judge of Seigniorial Court,
187. =Bib.=: Taylor, Brit. Am.; Dent, Last Forty Years.
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