Canadian History Dictionary Bib : Morgan Can Men
Marquette Jacques 1637-1675 Born At Laon In The North Of France
Joined the Society of Jesus about 1654, and sailed for Canada, ...
St Lawrence Island
See Cape Breton.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Captured by Major Carleton, 149.
Fort built by the Hudson's Bay Company, at mouth of Hayes
George Iv 1762-1830 King Of England Son Of George Iii And The
Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. In 1795 married the...
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Name assumed by popular party in Lo...
Rolph John 1792-1870 Born In Thornbury England Emigrated To
Canada. Practised as a physician in Toronto, and in 1837 took p...
Le Sueur Jean De St Sauveur
(Samuel de Champlain era) Comes to Quebec, 252; Godfather to
(Count Frontenac era) Secretary to Frontenac, 139.
Mcgill Peter 1789-1860 Born In Scotland Emigrated To Canada In
1809; became a wealthy merchant of Montreal. President of the B...
Bib : Cyc Am Biog Shortt And Doughty Constitutional Documents
(General Brock era) Purchase of Louisiana by, 42; consequent ch...
Denonville Jacques-rene De Brisay Marquis De
Eleventh governor of
New France. Colonel of Dragoons in French...
Strathcona And Mount Royal Donald Alexander Smith Baron 1820-
Born in Archieston, Morayshire, Scotland. Entered the service o...
Isle Aux Noix
On the Richelieu River. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) ...
(Sir James Douglas era) Sails for North-West Coast with Colnett...
Richards Sir William Buell 1815-1889 Born In Brockville Ontario
Studied law and called to the bar of Upper Canada, 1837. Electe...
Born in Ireland. Entered the army; came to Prince
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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