Canadian History Dictionary Carroll Charles 1737-1832 Represented Maryland In The Congress At
Philadelphia, 1776, and signed the Declaration of Independence....
Bib : Morgan Can Men Canadian Who's Who
Upper Canada Gazette Or American Oracle
(John Graves Simcoe era) First paper published in
Also known at one time as Jack River House. A post of
(Samuel de Champlain era) Assisted in forming Company of New Fr...
(Lord Dorchester era) Commands battery at Pres de Ville, 127.
King's College Nova Scotia
An academy opened at Windsor, Nova
Scotia, 1788. The following...
(Wilmot era) Judge of Supreme Court, New Brunswick, 8; succeeds...
Porter G R
(Lord Sydenham era) Statistician of Board of Trade, 54.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) A storeship launched at Montreal, 244.
Clitherow John 1782-1852 Entered Army 1799 Lieutenant-colonel
1812; served in the Egyptian campaign, 1801; the Hanover campai...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of Company of New France, 17...
Lisgar John Young Baron 1807-1876 Born At Bombay Entered
Parliament in 1831; became lord of treasury in 1841, and secret...
(General Brock era) Establishes independent republic in St.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Recommended by Simcoe as clerk of Coun...
(Bishop Laval era) Huron chief, joins Dollard at Long Sault, 69...
Boulton Henry John
Son of D'Arcy Boulton; born in England, 1790.
Studied law and ...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Aids Mackenzie's escape, 400.
Montagne Perche France
(Samuel de Champlain era) Colonists from, 252.
(Lord Dorchester era) Name of Sorel changed to, 240.
Dunkin Christopher 1811-1881 Born In London England Educated At
the Universities of London and Glasgow. Emigrated to America; studied at
Harvard University, and for a time tutor of Greek in that institution.
Came to Canada about 1836, and engaged in newspaper work. Appointed
secretary to the Education Commission, 1838, and subsequently secretary
to the Post-office Commission. Assistant-secretary for Lower Canada,
1841-1847; called to the bar, 1846. Unsuccessfully contested the county
of Drummond for a seat in the Legislative Assembly, 1844, but elected to
represent Drummond and Arthabaska, 1857. Defeated, 1861, but elected for
the county of Brome, 1862. Retained his seat until Confederation, when
elected by the same county to the House of Commons. At first an opponent
of Confederation, but afterwards a strong supporter. Provincial
treasurer of Quebec, 1867; entered the Dominion Cabinet as minister of
agriculture, 1869. Appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Quebec,
1871; held office until his death. Name associated with the Canada
Temperance Act, better known as the "Dunkin Act." =Bib.=: Dent's Can.
Por. and Last Forty Years.
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