Canadian History Dictionary Fort Glenora
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company post, built on Upp...
(Lord Dorchester era) Following treaty of Paris, 7; its
Amiens Treaty Of
Signed between Great Britain and France, March 25,
Mount Allison College
Located at Sackville, New Brunswick. In 1858 an
Act of the New...
(Count Frontenac era) Officer of Frontenac, arrested by Perrot,...
Alexander Sir William
See Stirling, Earl of.
Separate Schools Nova Scotia
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Refused to Roman Catholics, 116.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Force gathered by, and Aubry, dispersed,...
See Big Mouth.
Stuart Rev John
(John Graves Simcoe era) First Church of England clergyman to a...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Wolfe's attachment to, 70, 72; Wolfe ent...
Index : Lord Elgin Era Solicitor-general For Upper Canada In Macnab-morin
ministry, 141; judge of Seigniorial Court, 187. =Bib.=: Morgan,...
Index : Bishop Laval Era Historian His Praise Of Talon 113 Louis Joseph Papineau Era On Papineau 56
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) On Haldimand, 291. =Bib.=: =Works...
La Tesserie De
(Bishop Laval era) Member of the Sovereign Council, 158.
Wooster David 1710-1777 Born In Stratford Connecticut Graduated
at Yale University. Took part in the expedition against Louisbo...
Rupert Prince 1619-1683 Third Son Of The Elector Palatine
Frederick V, and Elizabeth, daughter of James I of England. Ser...
Rocky Mountain Portage
Leads across an elbow of the Peace River, in
the mountains, ab...
A confederacy, of Algonquian stock, occupying the
basin of the...
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Repulse of British forces at, 18-...
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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