Canadian History Dictionary Dundas Street
Also known as the Governor's Road. Built by Governor
(Tilley era) Runs against Tilley in St. John, New Brunswick, an...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given by Champlain to river St. ...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Accompanies Mackenzie in his fligh...
Newspaper, published by William Lyon Mackenzie.
Schultz Sir John Christian 1840-1896 Born In Amherstburg Ontario
Educated at Oberlin College, Ohio; studied medicine at Queen's ...
Carver Jonathan 1732-1780 Born At Stillwater New York Joined The
company of rangers raised by John Burk of Northfield, 1756-1757...
(General Brock era) Agent of the Hudson's Bay Company, assists
(Sir James Douglas era) In charge of Fort Camosun (Victoria), 1...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Production of, in Upper Canada, 115.
Rises in La Loche Lake, lat. 56 deg. 10' N., long. 109
(Samuel de Champlain era) Merchant, assists in taking Fort St. ...
The first bank established in Canada was the Bank of
A county in Ontario, on the St. Lawrence. Named after the
Index : Lord Dorchester Era Recognizes Arnold's Abilities 105 Ordered By Congress To
appoint commission for exchange of prisoners, 207; opposed to
Index : Tilley Era Sent To Check Fenians 107 Bib : Cyc Am Biog
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) At Sillery, directs artillery fire on en...
King's College New Brunswick
(Wilmot era) Charter granted by George IV,
1828, 49; endowed b...
Lemoyne Mme Jacques
(Bishop Laval era) Land bought from, for church at Montreal,
Fort Le Boeuf
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Established communication with Lake Erie...
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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