Canadian History Dictionary Barren Grounds
The region of northern Canada, lying between the
King's College Nova Scotia
An academy opened at Windsor, Nova
Scotia, 1788. The following...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Had larger share of trade, 110; propo...
(Bishop Laval era) Great distinction of, 16; motto of, 18. See
Turgiss Father Charles
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit missionary at Miscou, 234. (Bi...
(Sir James Douglas era) First sea-going vessel on Fraser River,...
Declaration Of Independence
In Upper Canada. (William Lyon Mackenzie era) July 1837, its
(Count Frontenac era) Cousin of La Salle, comes from France in ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Champlain consults with, 133.
(Lord Dorchester era) Following treaty of Paris, 7; its
Morris Alexander 1826-1889 Born At Perth Upper Canada Educated
at the University of Glasgow and McGill University; studied law...
Maubec Abbey Of
(Bishop Laval era) Revenues of, assigned to bishopric of Quebec...
Creighton John 1794-1878 Born In Nova Scotia Called To The Bar
1816, and created Q. C. by royal warrant, 1845. Sat in the Legi...
Tait Sir Melbourne Mctaggart 1834- Born At Melbourne Quebec
Educated at St. Francis College, Richmond. Studied law in Montr...
Davies Sir Louis Henry 1845- Born In Prince Edward Island
Educated at Prince of Wales College; studied law and called to ...
Ste Croix Island
Near the entrance to the Bay of Fundy; explored by
(Bishop Laval era) Aubert's description of, 118, 119; habits an...
Stairs W J
(Joseph Howe era) President of Anti-Confederation League, Nova ...
Buade Louis De
Bib : Laut Conquest Of The Great North-west Bryce Hudson's Bay
Drummond Lewis Thomas 1813-1882 Born In Londonderry Ireland Came
to Canada with his mother, 1825. Educated at Nicolet College; studied
law, and called to the bar, 1836. Elected to the Assembly for Montreal,
1843, but prevented from taking his seat by the dissolution of the
Assembly. Defeated in the general election that followed, but in the
same year elected for Portneuf. Held office in the La Fontaine-Baldwin
ministry as solicitor-general for Lower Canada, 1848-1851, and became
attorney-general for Lower Canada in the Hincks-Morin government, 1851.
Held office under various administrations until 1856, when he resigned,
owing to a dispute over the leadership of the Assembly. Again took
office as attorney-general in the short-lived Brown-Dorion
administration, 1861, and as commissioner of public works in the
Macdonald-Dorion government, 1863. In the same year defeated for
re-election and retired from political life. Appointed a judge of the
Superior Court for Lower Canada, 1864. Retired, 1873. Died in Montreal.
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