Canadian History Dictionary Flour-milling
(George Brown Era) Stimulated by British preference of, 1843, 3...
(Lord Elgin era) On British ignorance of Canada, and Elgin's
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Aide-de-camp to Levis, 139; his redoubt
Francois Xavier Saint
(Bishop Laval era) Patron saint of Canada, 87.
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index.=: (George Brown Era) Th...
Hunter Peter 1746-1805 General Brock Era Lieutenant-governor Of Upper Canada
and commander of forces in British North America, 45; calls att...
Wentworth Sir John 1737-1820 Born In Portsmouth New Hampshire
Educated at Harvard. In 1765 went to England as agent of the pr...
Bering Vitus 1681-1741 Born At Horsens Denmark Joined The
Russian navy in 1704; and in 1725 sent by Peter the Great to ex...
(Sir James Douglas era) His voyage to North-West Coast for sea-...
Mccully Jonathan 1809-1877 Born In Halifax Nova Scotia In 1837
called to the bar, and practised in Halifax, 1849. In 1860 appo...
Haultain Frederick William Gordon 1857- Born In Woolwich
England. Educated at Montreal High School, Peterborough Collegi...
St Paul's Bay
On St. Lawrence River. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Contagious...
Faillon Abbe Michel Etienne 1799-1870 Historian Index : Count Frontenac Era
Quoted, 4, 9; his description of conduct of Perrot, governor of...
The region of northern Canada, lying between the
Lacoste Sir Alexandre 1842- Born At Boucherville Quebec
Educated at Laval University; studied law and called to the bar...
A tribe of Algonquian stock. Occupied the Saguenay
country in ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Of Bearn regiment, 209; in battle of Ste...
Bib : Dollier De Casson Histoire Du Montreal 1640-1672 Morin Le
vieux Montreal; McLennan, Anciens Montrealais ("Canada Francais...
(General Brock era) Americans successful in skirmish at, 238-24...
Haviland T H
(1822-1895). Born at Charlottetown, Prince Edward
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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