Canadian History Dictionary Fredericton
Capital of New Brunswick. Situated on the west bank of
Galinee Rene De Brehant De
A member of a noble family of Brittany;
came to Canada in 1668...
Index : Lord Elgin Era Returned In 1848 50 Attorney-general Of Upper Canada In
Hincks-Morin ministry, 113; elevated to the bench, 126; first
Alix Marguerite Ch Mother Of Helen Bouille 66
(George Brown Era) Members of British government in 1862
(Tilley era) Master of Madras School, Gagetown, New Brunswick,
Sutton H T Manners
Succeeded Sir James Douglas as governor of British
(Lord Dorchester era) Breaks out in army before Quebec, 120, 12...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Meaning of the term--attitude of pub...
Ashburton John Dunning First Baron 1731-1783 Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Opposes Quebec Act in House of Commons, 65. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. ...
Connor George Skeffington
Born in Ireland. Educated at Trinity
College, Dublin. Came to ...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Adopted by Liberal party, 262; campa...
Nouee Anne De 1587-1646 Born In France Entered The Jesuit
novitiate in 1612; and came to Canada in 1626. For several year...
(Count Frontenac era) Son-in-law of Mme. de Sevigne, a candidat...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit mission at, 234.
Bib : Works: Dreamland And Other Poems Tecumseh: A Drama For
biog., see Morgan, Can. Men; MacMurchy, Canadian Literature.
Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era Associated With La Fontaine In Constitutional Agitation In
Lower Canada, 49; commissionership of crown lands promised to, ...
Stanmore Sir Arthur Hamilton Gordon Baron 1829- Sir John A Macdonald Era
Lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick, at first opposes Confeder...
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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