Canadian History Dictionary Index : Bishop Laval Era Founder 1684 Of The Order Of Christian Brothers 125
On north shore of the St. Lawrence, above Murray Bay.
Latour Abbe Bertrand De
(Bishop Laval era) On the humility of Laval, 33; on the
First suggested by Dr. Rae, in 1832. W. E.
(afterwards Sir) Lo...
See Marie de l'Incarnation.
An important Algonquian tribe, formerly ranging
Born in England, 1758. Accompanied Captain Cook on
his last vo...
For some years a member of the Assembly of Lower
(Lord Dorchester era) One of protesting members of Council unde...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Postage on, 93, 103, 106; their tr...
Black John 1817-1879 Born In Scotland Went To The Red River
Settlement as legal adviser to Adam Thom, recorder of Rupert's ...
De Lisle Elizabeth
(General Brock era) Mother of Sir Isaac Brock, 6.
(Count Frontenac era) Goods cheap in, 154; pay better price for...
Index : George Brown Era Favourable To Proposed Reciprocity Treaty Of 1864 230-231
Founded by Champlain (q.v.), in 1608. Seventy-three
Bow River Pass
Through the Bow Range of the Rocky Mountains, head
waters of B...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Rescued by French grenadier from Indian
Vaudreuil-cavagnal Pierre De Rigaud Marquis De 1698-1778 Born At
Quebec, son of Philippe de Vaudreuil (q.v.). Entered the army a...
Camosun D Indian Village On Site Of Victoria Bc 175 Meaning Of
(Wilmot era) Judge of Supreme Court, New Brunswick, 8; one of M...
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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