Canadian History Dictionary Virginia
(Samuel de Champlain era) Grant of, to Sir Thomas Gates, 223.
Procter Henry A
(1787-1859). Born in Wales. Served in the army, and
Simcoe John 1714-1759 Entered The Navy And Promoted Captain 1743
served on the court martial of Admiral Byng, 1756-1757. Command...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Teaches school at Fredericksburg and M...
(John Graves Simcoe era) French priest, deported, 190.
Methodist Church In Canada
Can be traced back to 1772, when a party
of Yorkshire Methodis...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Sent by North West Company,...
(Count Frontenac era) Grand-vicar to bishop of Quebec, 111; sen...
(Count Frontenac era) Complete absence of, in New France,
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Copenhagen Battle Of 1801 General Brock Era Description Of 25-31 Bombardment
of, and capture of Danish fleet, 106.
(Lord Dorchester era) The maiden name of Dorchester's mother, 2...
Vaudreuil-cavagnal Pierre De Rigaud Marquis De 1698-1778 Born At
Quebec, son of Philippe de Vaudreuil (q.v.). Entered the army a...
King's Printer Upper Canada
(John Graves Simcoe era) Louis Roy, first incumbent of
Masson Louis Francois Rodrigue 1833-1903 Born At Terrebonne
Entered Parliament in 1867 as member for Terrebonne; minister o...
(Tilley era) Member for Gloucester in New Brunswick Assembly,
(Samuel de Champlain era) Accompanies Champlain to Quebec, 41.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) His impression of Wolfe's conversation o...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Soldier of saves Captain Ochterlony, mor...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Early settler, 145.
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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