Canadian History Dictionary Liard River
A tributary of the Mackenzie; rises in the Yukon
Robinson Sir John Beverley 1791-1863 Educated At Dr Strachan's
school, Kingston; studied law and became acting attorney-genera...
(Lord Elgin era) Member of the Parti Rouge, 108.
Levis Gaston-francois Chevalier De 1720-1787 Entered French Army
in 1735; named second in command to Montcalm, 1756; sailed for ...
Smith James 1808-1868 Born In Montreal Studied Law And Called To
the bar of Lower Canada, 1830. Elected to the Legislature for
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Her novel of Canadian life, 222. ...
Index : Wolfe / Montcalm Era Evacuated 90 British Establish Fortified Camp On 108
settlements on, burned by Wolfe's orders, 150. (Bishop Laval er...
Separate Schools Manitoba
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) The question used as a test of
Brown John Storrow
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) With Papineau at St. Charles meetin...
Repentigny Captain De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) With Canadians, guards fords of
Gunn Donald 1797-1878 Born In Falkirk Scotland Entered The
service of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1813. Left the service, 18...
(Sir James Douglas era) Extent of district, 56-57; origin of na...
Foley M H
(George Brown Era) In Tache ministry, 1864, 149; retires with B...
Aubere Father Joseph
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit missionary, his labours in Aca...
On Columbia River. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Established...
Beaver Dam Battle Of
In War of 1812. FitzGibbon commanded a
detachment of the 49th ...
Quesnel Jules Maurice
(Sir James Douglas era) Accompanies Simon Fraser on voyage down...
Purchase Of Commissions
(Lord Dorchester era) In Loyalist corps, 217.
One of the tribes of the Iroquois confederacy. Parkman gives
Commanded Spanish expedition to Nootka, 1790.
Carried on exten...
Gourlay Robert Fleming 1778-1863 Born In The Parish Of Ceres
Fifeshire, Scotland. Attended St. Andrews University. Took part in an
inquiry into the condition of the poor in Great Britain, and carried on
an aggressive agitation for a reform of the poor laws. Came to Canada,
1817, and settled at Kingston. Becoming convinced of the need of radical
changes in the land system of Upper Canada, attacked the administration
with so much energy that he was finally, after a grossly unfair trial,
expelled from the province. Returning to Scotland, devoted himself to
the preparation of his work on Upper Canada; lost most of his property
as the result of lawsuits; and imprisoned for a personal attack on Lord
Brougham in the lobby of the House of Commons. On his release, visited
the United States about 1836, and instrumental in dissuading Ohio
sympathizers from joining the movement under William Lyon Mackenzie. In
1842 his case brought before the Legislature of Upper Canada, and the
House decided that his arrest had been "illegal, unconstitutional and
without possibility of excuse and palliation, and the sentence declared
null and void." Did not, however, return to Canada until 1856, when he
was granted a pension of fifty pounds; this he refused because he
considered that his vindication had not been complete. Contested Oxford
County in 1860, but defeated; returned to Edinburgh, where he died.
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