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(Count Frontenac era) Killed in skirmish on Beauport flats, 294...
Haldimand Jean Abraham
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Younger brother of Sir Frederick
See Ticonderoga. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era) Fort seized by
(Bishop Laval era) His funeral sermon on Bishop Saint-Vallier q...
Peel Sir Robert 1788-1850 Born In Lancaster England Educated At
Harrow, and Christ Church, Oxford. Entered Parliament, 1809;
George Iv 1762-1830 King Of England Son Of George Iii And The
Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. In 1795 married the...
Cartier Jacques 1491-1557 In 1534 Sailing Out Of St Malo Made
his first voyage to the New World, entering the Gulf of St. Law...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Decline in production of, 107.
Index : Egerton Ryerson Era Ryerson's Friendship For 285 Comes To Canada 285-286
Ryerson's letter to, 288-289. =Bib.=: Dent, Can. Por.; Dict. Na...
Melville Henry Dundas First Viscount 1742-1811 Sat For
Midlothian, 1774-1790, and for Edinburgh, 1790-1802; home secre...
Mcgill James 1744-1813 Born In Glasgow Scotland Emigrated To
Canada. For some years engaged in the western fur trade; and in...
Intendant of New France, 1675-1682. His
commission invested hi...
Farnborough Sir Thomas Erskine May First Baron 1815-1886 Born In
London. Assistant librarian of the House of Commons, 1831; exam...
The first definite step in the movement looking towards
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Bib : Hertslet Treaties And Conventions
Uniacke Richard John 1753-1830 Born At Castletown County Cork
Ireland. Emigrated to the West Indies, 1773; went from there to...
Index : Wolfe / Montcalm Era Evacuated 90 British Establish Fortified Camp On 108
settlements on, burned by Wolfe's orders, 150. (Bishop Laval er...
Provision was made by the Parliament of Canada, in 1872, for
Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era Attacks Proposed Reconstruction Of Ministry 1842 132
significance of his nickname of "Tiger," 132. See also Canada C...
Dorion Sir Antoine Aime 1818-1891 Educated At Nicolet College
Studied law, and called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1842. Represented
Montreal in Legislature, 1854-1861. Formed administration with George
Brown, 1858. Defeated by Cartier in Montreal, 1861. Provincial secretary
in Sandfield Macdonald-Sicotte government, 1862. Succeeded Sicotte as
attorney-general, 1863. Minister of justice in Mackenzie government,
1873-1874. Chief-justice of Quebec, 1874-1891. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdonald era) Opposes
political domination of the priesthood, 45-46; leader of the Rouge
party in Quebec, 64, 102; opposes Confederation, 115, 118, 142; moves
amendment on Intercolonial route, 152; refuses to act upon Pacific
Scandal Commission, 205. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Liberal leader, and disciple of Papineau,
25; his followers, and their revolutionary programme, 26; accepts policy
of representation by population, 28; his radicalism keeps him in
opposition, 29; offered seat in administration of 1858 by Cartier, and
declines, 106-107. (Lord Elgin era) Signs Annexation Manifesto, 81; member of the
Parti Rouge, 108; becomes less radical in his views, 134. (George Brown Era) Leader
of the Rouges--his character--friendly relations with George Brown,
80-81; consulted by Brown as to forming ministry, 101; enters his
government, 102, 105, 106; his part in converting George Brown to
Confederation, 132; moves resolution favouring union of the Canadas in
1856, 132; pledged to settlement of question, 132; opposed to coalition,
160; his speech against Confederation, 175-178, 207; his motion for
adjournment defeated, 185; opposed to Brown entering coalition ministry,
199. =Bib.=: Taylor, Brit. Am.; Dent, Can. Por. and Last Forty
Years; Willison, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the Liberal Party.
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