Canadian History Dictionary Fort Essington
On the British Columbia coast. Used by the Hudson's
Keefer Thomas Coltrin 1821- Born At Thorold Ontario Engaged In
the enlargement of the Welland Canal, 1841-1845, and then trans...
One of the principal tributaries of the St. Lawrence.
Breda Treaty Of
Signed between England and France, 1667. Brought to
a close th...
Plessis Joseph Octave
Bishop of Quebec, 1806 to 1825. Named
archbishop of Quebec in ...
Bib : Drew And Woods The Burning Of The Caroline Dent Upper
Canadian Rebellion; Lizars, Humours of '37; Read, Rebellion of
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Lieutenant-governor at Michilimac...
Lusignan Paul Louis Dazemard De
Commanded Fort St. Frederic (Crown
Point) in 1749, when the Sw...
(Samuel de Champlain era) In charge of mission at Miscou, 235; ...
Queen Charlotte Islands
A group in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast
of British Columbi...
Des Marets Claude Godet Sieur De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Son-in-law of Pont-Grave,
Acadia of the French regime. The present name dates from
(Bishop Laval era) Recollet mission at, 111.
Index : Bishop Laval Era Acting Governor Of Montreal 223 Succeeds Callieres As
governor, 235. (Count Frontenac era) Acts as chief of staff to ...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Mackenzie's bill on, 163.
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Drafted by Morin--embodied the grie...
(General Brock era) Sister of Sir Isaac, 71.
Upper Canada Gazette Or American Oracle
(John Graves Simcoe era) First paper published in
Bib : Bryce Manitoba And Hudson's Bay Company Ross Red River
Settlement; Begg, History of the North-West. See also Red River...
Palmerston Henry John Temple Third Viscount 1784-1865 Born In
Hampshire, England. Educated at Harrow, Edinburgh, and Cambridg...
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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