Canadian History Dictionary Gaillardin Claud J C
(1810-1880). (Count Frontenac era) French historian, referred
(Count Frontenac era) Fortress on western boundary of Acadia, c...
(Lord Dorchester era) The maiden name of Dorchester's mother, 2...
The treaty of Washington having provided for a
commission, to ...
A famous coureur de bois who accompanied Champlain
on his expl...
Bib : James Early History Of The Town Of Amherstburg
(Lord Sydenham era) Elder brother and business partner of Syden...
(Lord Dorchester era) Attempts to create discontent on the subj...
(Lord Elgin era) Provided for by law in 1874, existed some
Index : Joseph Howe Era Delegate Of Anti-confederate Party Goes To
England with Howe to demand repeal of British North America Act...
See Aix-la-Chapelle; Ashburton; Jay's; Paris; St.
A small tidal stream, flowing into the Basin of
Minas. Grand P...
St Germain-en-laye Treaty Of
Signed between France and Great
Britain on March 29, 1632. Res...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) At junction of Alleghany and Monongahela...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Abandonment of, by French government, 53...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Fanaticism of, 86.
Select Committee On Grievances
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Seventh report of, 26; Mackenzie
Franklin Benjamin 1706-1790 American Statesman And Philosopher
Schuyler Philip John 1733-1804 Born In Albany Served In The
French and Indian War, 1755, and took part in battle of Lake Ge...
A confederacy, of Algonquian stock, occupying the
basin of the...
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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