Canadian History Dictionary Index : Sir James Douglas Era Founds Astoria 64 See Also Pacific
Born in England. Under the direction of Governor
Shirley of Ma...
Journal De Quebec
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Cauchon writes for, 24; praises Ca...
Van Rensselaer Rensselaer 1802-1850 Son Of General S Van
Rensselaer of Albany, New York; for some time employed as a cle...
Le Ber Pierre
(Bishop Laval era) House of charity established by, 245.
Charbonnel Armand Francois Marie De
Roman Catholic bishop of
Toronto, 1850-1860. Died, 1860. =Inde...
(Sir James Douglas era) With Dixon, sails from England, 1785, 2...
(Joseph Howe era) Chosen leader of Anti-Confederation party in
(Lord Dorchester era) Dorchester has Act passed in 1794 by Asse...
At mouth of Kaministiquia River, Lake Superior. =Index=:
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand's difficulties with set...
Born in England. Came to Montreal, and engaged in the
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Formed part of reserve in battle of the ...
Connor George Skeffington
Born in Ireland. Educated at Trinity
College, Dublin. Came to ...
Galinee Rene De Brehant De
A member of a noble family of Brittany;
came to Canada in 1668...
(Count Frontenac era) Rescues comrades cast away on Anticosti, ...
(Bishop Laval era) Iroquois chief, conversion of, 65; edifying ...
Index : Joseph Howe Era Leader Of Liberal Party In Nova Scotia 1864 177 Delegate
to Charlottetown Conference, 177; edits Morning Chronicle, 186;...
Pacific Fur Company
Organized by John Jacob Astor in 1810. Sometimes
known as the ...
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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