Canadian History Dictionary Back Sir George 1796-1878 Entered The Navy As Midshipman In 1808
accompanied Franklin on his Arctic expeditions of 1818, 1819-18...
(General Brock era) Sister of Sir Isaac Brock, 71.
(Lord Elgin era) Depression in Canada following Britain's adopt...
Index : Bishop Laval Era Wounded While Ministering To The Dying 5 Samuel De Champlain Era Murdered By
the Iroquois, 92; missionary in Cape Breton, 1633, 237. =Bib.=:...
Neilson John 1776-1848 Born In Scotland In 1790 Came To Canada
and in 1797 edited the Quebec Gazette. Member of the provincial...
Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era His Interview With La Fontaine Discusses Constitutional
government, 172-173, 174, 175, 176.
(Joseph Howe era) Member of Lord Falkland's Council, 69; declar...
A New England skipper, sent out in 1668 by Prince
Rupert and h...
One of the tribes of the Iroquois confederacy. They
(Samuel de Champlain era) Suggested by Champlain, 5; undertaken...
Ogden Peter Skene 1794?-1854 Son Of Isaac Ogden Qv Entered
the fur trade, was sent out to Astoria by Astor, and, finding t...
(General Brock era) Appointed aide-de-camp, 247.
La Grange-trianon Mlle De
(Count Frontenac era) Becomes wife of Frontenac, 63.
Index : Sir James Douglas Era First Chief Justice Of Vancouver Island 200 Charges
preferred against, 200. =Bib.=: Bancroft, History of British Co...
Work Or Wark John 1792-1861 Born In Ireland Entered Service Of
Hudson's Bay Company, 1814; employed east of the mountains unti...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Editor of Mesplet's publications,...
Laverdiere Charles Honore 1826-1873 Educated At Laval University
Studied for the church and ordained priest. Joined the faculty ...
The first public library in Canada was the Quebec library,
Le Caron Joseph
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet missionary, 85; goes to coun...
Bib : Canada: An Ency Vols 2 3 And 4 Chauveau L'instruction
Publique; Dawson, Fifty Years' Work in Canada; Hodgins, Documen...
Galt Sir Alexander Tilloch 1817-1893 Son Of John Galt Qv
Elected to the Legislature, 1849, for Sherbrooke. Dropped out of public
life for several years, but in 1853 again elected for Sherbrooke. Took
an active part in the movement leading up to Confederation; a member of
several administrations before and after Confederation; high
commissioner in Great Britain, 1880-1883. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdonald era) Declines task of
forming a ministry, 86; becomes minister of finance in Cartier-Macdonald
administration, 86; speaks in favour of Confederation, 96; goes to
England with Cartier and Rose to secure approval of British government
to proposed union, 97; one of commissioners sent to England in 1865 to
confer with Imperial government on Confederation, defence, reciprocity,
etc., 120-121; minister of finance in first Dominion ministry, 134;
resigns, 1867, and succeeded by Rose, 136; introduces high tariff
(1859), 218; his protection policy supported by Macdonald, 219;
appointed high commissioner, 227. (Tilley era) Makes Confederation a Cabinet
question, 63; delegate to Charlottetown Conference, 74-75; to Quebec
Conference, 76; presented to the queen, 124; minister of finance in
first Dominion ministry, 129, 130. (George Brown Era) Asked by Sir Edmund Head to form
government, declines, 106, 133; favours federal union, 106; takes
Cayley's place in Macdonald-Cartier government, 107; advocates in 1858
federal union of all British North American provinces, 132-133; pledges
Cartier government to federal union policy, 133; mission to England,
133; his connection with reciprocity negotiations in 1865, 193-196; his
connection with negotiations with George Brown as to Confederation, 152,
154-155, 160; goes to England on Confederation mission, 186. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Goes to
England with Cartier and Rose in connection with Confederation, 56-57;
refuses decoration of C. B., 126-127. =Bib.=: Works: Canada from 1849
to 1859; Union of the British North American Provinces. For biog.,
see Taylor, Brit. Am.: Dent, Can. Por. and Last Forty Years;
Pope, Memoirs of Sir John A. Macdonald; Egerton and Grant, Canadian
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