Canadian History Dictionary Dalquier Colonel
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Of Bearn regiment, 209; in battle of Ste...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Secretary of De Monts, 33.
Capital of Prince Edward Island. Originally founded by
Index : Bishop Laval Era Left In Charge Of Fort Crevecoeur 149 Driven Out By
Iroquois, 194; La Salle makes him his representative in Canada,...
In England. =Index=: (Lord Sydenham era) Poulett Thomson electe...
(Lord Dorchester era) Dorchester has Act passed in 1794 by Asse...
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index=: (George Brown Era) Rad...
Forsyth Richardson And Co
Fur trading firm, of Montreal. =Index=:
(General Brock era) Se...
La Valtrie Seraphin Marganne Sieur De 1643-1693 A Native Of St
Benoit de Paris. Obtained a lieutenancy in the Lignieres Regime...
Haultain Frederick William Gordon 1857- Born In Woolwich
England. Educated at Montreal High School, Peterborough Collegi...
(Count Frontenac era) Expedition against Montreal encamps at, 2...
Prince Of Wales College
Located at Charlottetown, Prince Edward
Island. Founded, 1860,...
Meredith Sir William Ralph 1840- Born In The County Of Middlesex
Ontario. Educated at the London District Grammar School, and at...
(Joseph Howe era) Member of Lord Falkland's Council, 69; declar...
Bib : Life And Letters Of Durham Lord John Russell
An Algonquian tribe, allied to the Chippewas.
They ranged over...
Red River Colony
Also known as the Red River Settlement; Selkirk
Jay John 1745-1829 American Statesman And Jurist Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Negotiates treaty with Great Britain, 283, 286. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am...
Bib : Record Of The Proceedings Of The Halifax Fisheries Commission
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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