Canadian History Dictionary Dollebeau Father
(Samuel de Champlain era) In charge of mission at Miscou, 235; ...
Girouard John Joseph 1795-1855 Born In Quebec Studied Law And
called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1816. Elected to the Assembl...
Bancroft George 1800-1891 Educated At Harvard University
Cambridge, and in Germany. Secretary of the navy, 1845; ambassa...
A group of Tory leaders in Upper Canada, so nicknamed
(Lord Dorchester era) Murder of, 152.
(General Brock era) In command of 3d Brigade, 247.
Tasse Joseph 1848-1895 Born In Montreal Educated At Bourget
College. Chose journalism as his profession; in 1867 became edi...
Robinson Sir John Beverley 1791-1863 Educated At Dr Strachan's
school, Kingston; studied law and became acting attorney-genera...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) On British right, 189.
Ottawa University Of
Established, 1848. Originally incorporated
under the title of ...
Billings Elkanah 1820-1876 Born In Township Of Gloucester
Ontario. Studied law, called to the bar, 1845, and practised in...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Negotiates restoration of Quebec, 220...
(Count Frontenac era) Flagship of Phipps, 281.
(Samuel de Champlain era) General name given by French to four ...
Dent John Charles 1841-1888 Born In England Came To Canada At An
early age; studied law and called to the bar of Upper Canada. W...
(Wilmot era) Appointed by Governor Colebrooke as provincial
Douglas Sir Howard 1776-1861 Entered The Army 1794 Commanded A
regiment at Quebec, 1797; served at Corunna and Flushing, 1809....
City of Ontario, on the Grand River. Named after Joseph
Joint High Commission British-american 1898-1899 Met In Quebec
Aug. 23, 1898, and again in Washington, Nov. 10. The meetings c...
Johnson Sir William 1715-1774 Born In Ireland Came To America In
1738, to take charge of the estates of his uncle, Sir Peter War...
Glenelg Charles Grant Baron 1778-1866 Born In Kidderpore India
Educated at Magdalen College, Cambridge, England, and called to the bar
at Lincoln's Inn, 1807. Member of the British House of Commons,
1811-1835. Appointed lord of the treasury, 1813; chief secretary for
Ireland and a member of the Privy Council, 1819; vice-president of the
Board of Trade and treasurer of the navy, 1823; president of the Board
of Control, 1830-1834, and colonial secretary, 1835. Created Baron
Glenelg, 1835. Resigned the secretaryship, 1839, and made land tax
commissioner. Died in Cannes. =Index=: (Wilmot era) His incompetence and
procrastination, 42; on casual and territorial revenues of New
Brunswick, 61-62. (Lord Sydenham era) President of Board of Trade, 16; resigns, 16;
unequal to duties of colonial office, 57. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Appointment of Head as
governor, 36; Head's letter to, 41. (Joseph Howe era) Instructs Sir Colin Campbell to
grant a measure of responsible government to Nova Scotia, 44-45; Joseph
Howe's letter to, on ocean steamship service, 232. (William Lyon Mackenzie era) Opposes
responsible government, 20; on colonial self-government, 73; refers
report of the Committee on Grievances to the king, 263; his reply to
report, 280; on Executive Councils, 302; schooled by Head, 304; Head
disobeys his orders, 307; on non-elective Legislative Council, 324.
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