Canadian History Dictionary Stamford Katherine
(John Graves Simcoe era) Maiden name of Simcoe's mother, 15.
Son of a United Empire Loyalist; born at Schenectady,
on the M...
Index : General Brock Era Adjutant-general Writes Brock From Quebec 134 136 137
138, 145; his opinion of the Lower Canada Assembly, 145; notifi...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Prevalence of, between Upper Canada an...
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Increased in 1841, 99; and...
Downshire Wills Hill First Marquis Of 1718-1793 Secretary Of
state for colonies, 1768-1772. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era) A...
Bathurst Henry Third Earl 1762-1834 Succeeded To The Title 1794
Entered Parliament, 1793; president of the board of trade, 1807...
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Distributing Point For Snake River Country 7
(Samuel de Champlain era) Accompanies Champlain to Quebec, 41.
German And Swiss Colonists
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) In America, scheme to enroll, 9.
Irving Paulus Aemilius 1714-1796 Served Under Wolfe At Quebec
administered government of Canada, 1765; appointed lieutenant-g...
Plan of British Attack, 1818, Royal Engineers'
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
La Valtrie Seraphin Marganne Sieur De 1643-1693 A Native Of St
Benoit de Paris. Obtained a lieutenancy in the Lignieres Regime...
De Lisle Elizabeth
(General Brock era) Mother of Sir Isaac Brock, 6.
The British Colonies In North America
Engraved by William Faden,
1777. Print from Plate. North Ameri...
Hunter Captain Of
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Obtains information as to movements of F...
One of the first fur traders from Montreal to reach the
Baie St Paul
A village in Charlevoix County, sixty miles below
Built by the Hudson's Bay Company, in 1794, on the head
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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