Canadian History Dictionary Cameron John Hillyard 1817-1876 Solicitor-general Upper Canada
1846-1848; represented Cornwall in Legislative Assembly, 1846-1...
Laberge C J
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) A Liberal leader in Quebec, 25; on...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Of Bearn regiment, 209; in battle of Ste...
A city of Western Ontario, situated on the Speed River, in the
Wiman Erastus 1834-1904 Born At Churchville Ontario Educated In
Toronto; early became engaged in newspaper work; joined the sta...
Wark David 1804-1905 Born Near Londonderry Ireland Came To New
Brunswick, 1825; engaged in mercantile life. Elected to the Leg...
Beauharnois Charles Marquis De 1670-1749 Entered French Navy
1686, and rose to the rank of admiral in 1748. In 1726 appointe...
Estaing Charles Hector Theodat Count D' 1729-1794 Sir Frederick Haldimand Era His
proclamation to French-Canadians, 123. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am. Biog.
Le Clercq Chrestien
Recollet missionary in Canada, and historian of
his order. =In...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given by Champlain to river St. ...
Le Sueur Jean De St Sauveur
(Samuel de Champlain era) Comes to Quebec, 252; Godfather to
Came to Canada with Champlain, 1615. Returned to
Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era Mackenzie Advocates 104-105 Robinson Reports On 105
(Tilley era) History of, 59-71, 73-87; defeated in New Brunswic...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In command of Fort William Henry, 45;
An evergreen, used by Jacques Cartier and his men as a remedy
Troop J V
(Tilley era) Ship-owner of St. John, New Brunswick,
(Samuel de Champlain era) Island of Cape Breton once occupied b...
Two forts of this name were founded by the Hudson's Bay
(Samuel de Champlain era) One of De Caen's vessels, 156.
(George Brown Era) His account of the negotiations between Brow...
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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