Canadian History Dictionary Lincoln Abraham 1809-1865 Fourteenth President Of The United
States. =Index=: (George Brown Era) Believed by George Brown to...
Bib : Pilling Iroquoian Languages See Also Iroquois
Bib : Cyc Am Biog
Bentham Jeremy 1748-1832 English Writer On Jurisprudence And
ethics. =Index=: (Lord Sydenham era) An associate of Sydenham's...
Isbister Alexander K
(1820-1883). Born in the territories of the
Hudson's Bay Compa...
Hill G S
(Wilmot era) Member for Charlotte, in New Brunswick Assembly,
Born in Connecticut. In 1759 served under Sir William
Mcbride Richard 1870- Born In New Westminster British Columbia
Educated at the public and high schools, New Westminster. Elect...
(Lord Dorchester era) Faithful to the British government, 72,
See Biencourt de Poutrincourt.
Came from Paris to Acadia, 1604; mentioned there in
1610, and ...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Indian superintendent in the west, 126...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Teaches school at Fredericksburg and M...
Hamilton John 1801-1882 Born In Queenston Ontario Removed To
Kingston, 1840. Throughout his life largely interested in inlan...
Bowen Edward 1780-1866 Born In Ireland Came To Canada In 1797
studied law and called to the bar in 1803. From 1809 to 1812 re...
West India Company
Established by royal edict in 1664, under the
Fairfield John 1797-1847 Sat In Congress 1835-1839 Governor Of
Maine, 1839-1840, and 1842. Member of the United States Senate,...
Fidler Peter 1769-1822 Entered Service Of Hudson's Bay Company
about 1791. Carried on extensive explorations and surveys in th...
(Lord Dorchester era) Magistrate, strong anti-military feeling ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Killed in battle of Ste. Foy, 264.
Fisher Charles 1808-1880 Born In Fredericton Educated At King's
College and called to the bar, 1833. Contested York for the New
Brunswick Assembly, 1834, but defeated. Elected for York, 1837, and
continued to hold the seat with slight intervals until after
Confederation. Entered the New Brunswick government, 1848, but resigned,
1850, owing to a difference with the lieutenant-governor. Appointed a
delegate to the Portland Railway Convention, 1850. Became premier and
attorney-general in the first purely Liberal government formed in New
Brunswick, 1851. Resigned, 1856; in the following year resumed office
and remained at the head of affairs until 1861. Appointed a delegate to
the Trade Convention at Detroit, 1865. Again entered the government as
attorney-general, 1866. Represented New Brunswick as one of the
delegates to the Quebec and Westminster Conferences. Represented York in
the first Dominion House of Commons. Appointed a judge of the Supreme
Court of his native province, 1868. Died in Fredericton. =Index=: (Wilmot era)
Elected for York, 47; defeated in York, 66; opposes address to Metcalfe,
74; his efforts on behalf of responsible government, 91; elected for
York, in 1846, 102; moves want of confidence resolution, 103, 105;
defeated, 111; supports responsible government, 116; his influence, 117;
defeated in 1850, 128; opposes reduction of number of judges, 130. (Tilley era)
His character, 12; resigns, 18-19; attacks the government, 30-31;
attorney-general in Fisher government, 43; retires from government, 51;
re-elected for York, 52; delegate to Quebec Conference, 77; elected as
Confederation candidate in York, 95-96; moves amendment to address, 102;
attorney-general, 105; defeats Pickard, 108; moves Confederation
resolution, 115-116; sent as delegate to England, 120; elected for York
to first Dominion Parliament, and moves the address, 131. =Bib.=:
Hannay, History of New Brunswick.
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