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Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index=: (Lord Sydenham era) Ad...
Blair Andrew George 1844-1907 Born In Fredericton New Brunswick
Educated there, and called to the bar, 1866. In 1878 member of ...
Dunn Oscar 1844-1885 Journalist Index : Sir Georges E Cartier Era His Statements As To
Cartier's quarrel with Macdonald over terms of British North Am...
Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era Anxious To Avoid War With Britain 423 Issues Neutrality
proclamation, 444; annoyed at Mackenzie, 445; pardons Mackenzie...
Intendant of New France, 1675-1682. His
commission invested hi...
(Lord Sydenham era) Made deputy inspector-general, 333.
Index : Egerton Ryerson Era Established By Free Church Presbyterians A Secondary
school at first, 155. =Bib.=: Caven, Historical Sketch of Knox ...
Founded by Antoine de la Motte Cadillac (q.v.) in 1701. The
Onontio Big Mountain
(Count Frontenac era) Name applied by Indians to French
Davis Captain Sylvanus
(Count Frontenac era) Captured at Fort Loyal, 252; a prisoner
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Agent of Papineau to Upper Canada,...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Home of the Haldimand family, 2, ...
The first missionaries of the order, Lalemant, Masse, and
(Wilmot era) Votes against address of New Brunswick Assembly, 4...
Dawson George Mercer 1849-1901 Son Of Sir J W Dawson Qv
Studied geology and palaeontology under Huxley, Ramsay and Ethe...
Barkley Charles William 1759-1832 Served In The East India
Company; sailed on a trading voyage for sea-otter skins to the
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Discovers Mouth Of Columbia 14 15 Bib : Bancroft
History of the North-West Coast.
Quebec Conference 1864
To discuss terms of Confederation. =Index=:
(Sir Georges E. Ca...
Canadian Northern Railway
The first link in this transcontinental
railway dates back to ...
(General Brock era) Commander of Iphigenie, and subsequently of...
(Bishop Laval era) Aubert's description of, 118, 119; habits and
customs, 120-124. (Lord Sydenham era) Tenacious of their legal institutions, 69; become
disaffected, 70; inconsistency of British policy regarding, 71;
Constitutional Act increases their power of resistance, 72, 80; Lord
Durham on their aspirations for independent nationality, 94; favour
responsible government, but oppose union of the provinces, 117; opposed
to improving navigation of St. Lawrence and development of the upper
province, 206; regard Sydenham as enemy of their race, 233; Sydenham's
estimate of, politically considered, 305. (Lord Elgin era) Resent terms of Union Act,
23-24; resent Durham's views on British domination in Canada, 23;
increase of their influence, 31. (Lord Dorchester era) Murray's description of, 25;
Carleton on their military strength, 45, 46; on their rapid increase,
47; his anxiety to win their allegiance, 50; indifferent to
representative government, 55, 61; their petition to the king, 61;
disappointing conduct of, 78; address king expressing satisfaction with
Quebec Act, 78; unwilling to enlist against Americans, 87, 150; British
government relies fully on their loyalty, 92; some insult their leaders
and insist on being disbanded, 99; tired of American occupation, 150;
Carleton's summing up of their attitude, 161; delusion of British
government on the subject, 178; petition against any further change in
their laws, 246; object to a House of Assembly, 246; Dorchester's
consideration for, 260; attempt to enroll them for militia service
causes riot, 278; more or less affected by revolutionary principles,
278; their attitude serious, 289; report on their state of feeling by
Jules de Fer, 301. (George Brown Era) Durham and, 12; dissatisfied with terms of union,
15; Peel's distrust of, 16, 17; George Brown's relations with, 43,
48-49, 70, 71, 78-81, 101-102, 105, 123-127; restive about
Confederation, 166. (General Brock era) Prosperity of, under British rule, 35; their
loyalty recognized by Brock and President Dunn, 1807, 86, 87; distrusted
by Sir James Craig, 91, 404; Craig hesitates to issue arms to, 102, 103.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Characterized, 42, 220-222; Haldimand's experience of, 51, 52;
satisfied with change of sovereignty, 53, 79; corps of, formed, 55-57,
139; object to introduction of English civil law, 59, 60; favoured by
Quebec Act, 101; their aversion to military service, 111; costume of,
114, 115, 240; fear of communication with rebels, 119, 134, 136, 140,
174, 297; Estaing's proclamation to, 123; affected by alliance of
France with revolted colonies, 126, 127, 128, 140; prisoners in Albany
take up arms for Congress, 130; averse to taxation, 173; restricted as
to disposal of produce, 177; Haldimand's policy towards, 180; his use of
corvees disliked by, 182; gratified by news of British defeats, 189;
Baroness de Riedesel's description of, 219-220; their attitude towards
Loyalists, 264, 271; continued attempts to undermine their loyalty,
273-282, 283; addressed by Congress, 276; MacLean pleads for, 306;
Dorchester's policy with, 314-315. (Sir John A Macdonald era) Ignorance of national affairs,
347; Macdonald's influence with, 347-348. (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Their unfortunate
position, 131; two thousand desert the camp to protect their families,
152; placed on right of Montcalm's battle-line, 192; dislodge British
detachment from Borgia's house, 193, 195; in general defeat make brave
rally, 201-203; only those in vicinity of Quebec submit to the British,
237. (Bishop Laval era) Pere Charlevoix on, 117; Aubert on, 118; Mere de l'Incarnation
on, 119; habits, dress, etc., of, 120 et seq. =Bib.=: Sulte, Histoire
des Canadiens-Francais; Garneau, Histoire du Canada; Bibaud,
Histoire du Canada; Christie, History of Lower Canada; Davidson,
Growth of French-Canadian Race; Aubert de Gaspe, Les Anciens
Canadiens; Salone, La Colonisation de la Nouvelle France: Etude sur
les Origines de la Nation Canadienne Francaise; Greenough, Canadian
Folk-Life; Tanguay, Dictionnaire Genealogique; Sulte, Origin of the
French-Canadians (R. S. C., 1905); Nicholson, The French Canadian;
Fiske, New France and New England; Lambert, Travels in Canada.
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