Canadian History Dictionary Webb Samuel Blatchley 1753-1807 Born In Connecticut Took Part In
the civil and military movements that preceded the Revolution i...
(Lord Dorchester era) Hampshire residence of Lord Dorchester, 3...
Lattaignant Gabriel De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Assists in forming Company of New
(General Brock era) United States brig on Lake Erie, 178; surre...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Spanish governor of Louisiana, his pro...
Newspaper published in New York. =Index=: (George Brown Era)
Prevost Augustin 1725?-1786 Father Of Sir George Prevost Entered
the army; served under Wolfe at Quebec, 1759; became lieutenant...
Verrazano Giovanni Du
Born near Florence, Italy, in 1470. Entered
French marine serv...
Former name of the town of Ogdensburg. =Index=: (Lord Dorcheste...
Stuart Sir James 1780-1853 Born At Fort Hunter New York Educated
at King's College, Windsor, Nova Scotia. Appointed assistant se...
One of the principal tributaries of the St. Lawrence.
Le Ber De Senneville Jacques 1633-1706 One Of The Principal
merchants of Montreal; married in 1658 Jeanne, sister of Charle...
Bib : Parkman Frontenac
Caesar Sir Julius 1558-1636 Sat In Parliament 1589-1622
chancellor of the exchequer, 1606; master of the Rolls, 1614-16...
Drummond Sir Gordon 1771-1854 Son Of Colin Drummond At One Time
deputy paymaster-general of the forces in Canada. Born at Quebe...
Appointed governor of Vancouver Island by Earl
Grey; left Engl...
(Lord Dorchester era) Case against, in connection with Walker
Ulloa Antonia De 1716-1795 Born In Seville Spain Studied At
Seville, and in 1733 entered the navy. Accompanied astronomical...
The name has been popularly applied to the whole territory
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) To colonies in 1820, state of, 88....
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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