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(Samuel de Champlain era) Largest of the Huron villages, 89.
(Lord Sydenham era) Its address to the electors in opposition t...
Hardy Arthur Sturgis 1837-1899 Born At Mount Pleasant Ontario
Studied law, and called to the bar of Upper Canada, 1865; pract...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, sails for Canada, 167; vessel...
(Lord Sydenham era) Of the governor, large range of duties
(Samuel de Champlain era) An early settler in Quebec, 145, 146;...
Simpson Thomas 1808-1840 Born In Dingwall Scotland Educated At
University of Aberdeen. In 1829 appointed secretary to his cous...
For some years a member of the Assembly of Lower
Tracy Alexandre De Prouville Marquis De 1603-1670 Served In The
French army, and in 1655 recaptured Cayenne from the Dutch. In ...
Bright John 1811-1889 British Statesman And Orator Index : Tilley Era
Friendly to Anti-Confederation party, 123. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. B...
Mountain Jacob 1750-1825 Born In Norfolk England Graduated At
Cambridge, 1774, and became fellow, 1779. After holding several...
Born in France. Governor of Placentia, Newfoundland,
Bib : Lucas Canadian War Of 1812
(John Graves Simcoe era) White settler among Grand River Indian...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Accompanies Mackenzie in his fligh...
Murray James 1719-1794 Entered The Army 1740 And Served In The
West Indies, Flanders, and Brittany. In 1758 commanded a brigad...
Small James E
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Defeated by Baldwin, 159; opposes ...
(Bishop Laval era) Charitable work of, and of his brother,
St Maurice Forges
Were situated on the river St. Maurice, about nine
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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