Canadian History Dictionary Hamilton Henry
Lieutenant-governor of Detroit during Revolutionary
Roebuck John Arthur 1801-1879 Born In Madras India Brought To
Canada at an early age, and educated here. Went to England in 1...
(Wilmot era) Proprietor of Loyalist newspaper, arrested and rel...
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company post, built on Fra...
Index : Lord Dorchester Era In Command Of Militia In 1777 187
Vail Edwin Arnold 1817-1885 Born In Sussex New Brunswick Studied
medicine at Edinburgh and Glasgow Universities. Elected to the ...
Seely Alexander Mclaughlan 1812-1882 Born In St John New
Brunswick. Engaged in lumbering, shipbuilding, and in banking. ...
Mascarene Paul 1684-1760 Born In Castras In The South Of France
Educated at Geneva, and afterwards went to England; naturalized...
(Lord Sydenham era) Act passed establishing, 339.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Held by Great Britain pending settleme...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Nephew of Sir Frederick Haldimand...
(General Brock era) Commander of Iphigenie, and subsequently of...
Drake Sir Francis 1540?-1596 Sailed From Plymouth For The River
Plate, 1577; passed through the Straits of Magellan, 1578; plun...
Surveys proposed by the government of Canada in
1863. Three en...
Marsolet Nicolas 1587-1677 Came To Canada From France About 1608
and for many years an interpreter for the Montagnais and Algonq...
(Bishop Laval era) Dies a martyr, 62.
A tribe of the Iroquois confederacy. Their villages stood
A tribe of the Algonquian family, belonging chiefly to
Newspaper published at Montreal. =Index=: (Sir Georges E. Carti...
Innocent Xi Pope 1611-1689 Benedetto Odescalchi Elected Pope
1676. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) Misunderstanding with Louis X...
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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