Canadian History Dictionary Watkin Sir Edwin William Bart
(1819-1901). Born in Manchester,
England. Educated there. In 1...
(Bishop Laval era) La Barre's expedition halts at, 193.
The first census in Canada seems to have been taken in 1640,
City of Quebec, at the mouth of St. Maurice River. First
Gates Sir Thomas 1596-1621 Governor Of Virginia Index : Samuel De Champlain Era
Grant to, by James I of England, 223. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.;...
Melville Henry Dundas First Viscount 1742-1811 Sat For
Midlothian, 1774-1790, and for Edinburgh, 1790-1802; home secre...
Cameron John Hillyard 1817-1876 Solicitor-general Upper Canada
1846-1848; represented Cornwall in Legislative Assembly, 1846-1...
Rottenburg Baroness De
(General Brock era) Her great charm, 134, 137.
Sherwood Captain Justus
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Commissioner for exchange of pris...
Menneval Robineau De
Governor of Acadia in 1689, with headquarters
at Port Royal. I...
Germans And Dutch
(Lord Dorchester era) Large admixture of, among United Empire
May Sir Humphrey 1573-1630 Born In England Educated At Oxford In
1604 groom of the King's privy chamber; in 1618 surveyor of the...
Bib : Mackenzie History Of The Fur-trade In His Voyages
Hendry's Journal (R. S. C., 1907); Cocking's Journal (R. S. C.,...
Index : Sir John A Macdonald Era Negotiations For Begun 45 117 Arranged For By British
North America Act, 151; difficulty in selecting route, 152,153;...
Born in New England. Engaged in the fur trade west of
(Samuel de Champlain era) Lawyer, employed to contest Champlain...
Eau Chevalier D'
(Count Frontenac era) Goes on embassy to Iroquois, 262.
Index : Count Frontenac Era Capital Of Acadia 270 Captured By Phipps 274 Samuel De Champlain Era
Settlement made at, 32; new settlers arrive under Poutrincourt,...
Genevay Jean Francois Louis
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) French secretary to Haldimand, 30...
Bright John 1811-1889 British Statesman And Orator Index : Tilley Era
Friendly to Anti-Confederation party, 123. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. B...
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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