Canadian History Dictionary Seat Of Government
(Lord Sydenham era) Question of, 280-282; Sydenham in favour of...
(John Graves Simcoe era) In Upper Canada, 177.
St John Island
See Prince Edward Island.
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era Named By Champlain De Genes 52
Former name of the city of Ottawa. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdona...
The popular name given to the Temperance Act introduced by
Kendrick Captain John
American seaman. Trading on North-West Coast,
Tanguay Cyprien 1819-1902 Born In The City Of Quebec Graduated At
Quebec Seminary in 1839, and ordained priest 1843. In 1860 remo...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Interpreter, 144.
Prescott Sir Robert 1725-1816 Born In Lancashire England
Educated for the army. Promoted captain of the 15th Foot, 1755;...
Nelson Wolfred 1792-1863 Born In Montreal Practised Medicine And
served as a surgeon in the War of 1812. One of the leaders of t...
Joined the army, 1753; took part in the expedition
(John Graves Simcoe era) Try to bring about peace with Indians,...
See Riel Rebellion.
Frechette Louis 1839-1908 Practised Law And Then Journalism
Represented Levis in the House of Commons, 1874-1878. Chiefly k...
Inspector-general, 1845-1848, and again, 1854-1858.
By the Act...
Index : Wilmot Era Grammar School At 85 Bib : Lovell Gazetteer Of
(John Graves Simcoe era) Member of Legislative Council, 79.
Newcastle Henry Pelham Tiennes Pelham Clinton Duke Of 1811-1864
Entered Parliament, 1832; chief secretary for Ireland, 1846; an...
Dunn Thomas 1731-1818 Engaged In Mercantile Life Came To Canada
shortly after the conquest. In 1764 appointed a member of the f...
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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