Canadian History Dictionary Blanchard Hiram
(Joseph Howe era) Supports Confederation, 186; member of Nova
Bedard Pierre Stanislas 1762-1829 Educated At The Seminary Of
Quebec; studied law, and appointed advocate, 1790. Elected for
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) French position on Beauport shore, 133, ...
An Iroquoian tribe, occupying the north shore of Lake
Newspaper published at New York. =Index=: (George Brown Era) Pe...
Amherstburg 1799 Showing The Main Street And Lots With Owners'
names. Captain H. M. Lewis, June 26, 1799. Original MS.
Smith Sir Albert James 1824-1883 Born In Shediac New Brunswick
Educated at the Westmoreland County Grammar School; studied law...
Clark Lieutenant-colonel Thomas
(General Brock era) Command assigned to, on Niagara
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) His account of the voyage o...
Dessaules Louis A
Born 1819. Member of Legislative Council,
1856-1863. Edited Le...
Bliss John Murray 1771-1834 Born In Massachusetts Came To New
Brunswick in 1786; called to the bar; and elected to the House ...
Davis Captain Sylvanus
(Count Frontenac era) Captured at Fort Loyal, 252; a prisoner
(George Brown Era) His pen picture of George Brown, 4-5.
Macdonald John Alexander
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Eldest son of Sir John A.
Index : Louis Joseph Papineau Era Follows Papineau's Leadership 34 Urges Him To Accept
mission to England, to oppose union of Canadas, 45. =Bib.=: Cyc...
Louis Xvi King Of France 1754-1793 Succeeded To The Throne In
1774. =Index=: (John Graves Simcoe era) Public mourning ordered...
Lancaster Joseph 1778-1838 Founded The Lancasterian System Of
education. In 1798 began teaching poor children on the Madras s...
Provision was made by the Parliament of Canada, in 1872, for
Adet Pierre Auguste 1763-1832 Appointed On The 10th Thermidor
member of the French Council of Mines. In 1795, went to the Uni...
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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