Canadian History Dictionary British Columbia
Area 372,630 square miles. Vancouver Island became a
(Lord Sydenham era) An associate of Sydenham's, 13; trade commi...
De Mille James 1833-1880 Born In New Brunswick Educated At Horton
Academy and at Brown University, Rhode Island. Subsequently pro...
(Samuel de Champlain era) An early settler in Quebec, 145, 146;...
Capital of the province of Manitoba. Founded about 1862. In
Came to Canada, 1639, with Madame de la Peltrie,
Marie de l'In...
Rises at the headwaters of the Nisutlin, and empties into
(Lord Sydenham era) Made commissioner of crown lands, 333. (Bal...
Amherstburg 1799 Showing The Main Street And Lots With Owners'
names. Captain H. M. Lewis, June 26, 1799. Original MS.
Index : Count Frontenac Era English Claim To Disputed By France 204 La Barre
instructed to check English encroachments in, 205; expedition u...
Took place in November, 1861, when Captain C. Wilkes of
Entered public life in 1815 as member for
Huntingdon, which he...
Rocky Mountain Portage
Leads across an elbow of the Peace River, in
the mountains, ab...
Loyalists United Empire
Name applied to the inhabitants of the
Thirteen Colonies who r...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Erects fort in Cape Breton, 200.
Company Of The West Indies Compagnie Des Indes Occidentales
Chartered by Louis XIV, 1664, following the cancellation of the...
Macdonald Donald Alexander 1816-1896 Born In St Raphael's
Quebec. Engaged in business as railway contractor. Represented ...
A community of Iroquois, chiefly drawn from the
Oneida and Moh...
(Bishop Laval era) Describes church at Montreal, 89.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Wife of Louis Hebert, 112, 146.
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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