Canadian History Dictionary Constitutional Act 1791
The Act was designed to harmonize the
conflicting interests of...
(Egerton Ryerson era) Election contests, 63.
Troop J C
(Joseph Howe era) Delegate of Nova Scotia Anti-Confederate part...
Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era Associated With La Fontaine In Constitutional Agitation In
Lower Canada, 49; commissionership of crown lands promised to, ...
Arthur Sir George 1784-1854 The Last Lieutenant-governor Of Upper
Canada, 1838-1841. The chief event of his tenure of office was ...
(Lord Dorchester era) Commands force at Chambly, 93.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Sister of Joseph Brant, her influ...
Mather Cotton 1663-1728 Count Frontenac Era On Failure Of Phipps's Expedition
302; on rescue of some men cast ashore on Anticosti, 304. =Bib....
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Take refuge in General Hospital, and ren...
Established in Montreal, in 1865. This important
Royal Regiment Of New York
(Lord Dorchester era) Raised by Sir John Johnson, 151, 173.
Tupper Sir Charles Bart
(1821- ). Born at Amherst, Nova Scotia.
Educated at Acadia Col...
(General Brock era) Sister of Sir Isaac Brock, 71.
One of the provisional districts carved out of the
(Samuel de Champlain era) Erects fort in Cape Breton, 200.
Fort Walla Walla
Hudson's Bay Company post, on Columbia River.
Map Of Part Of Canada From Bay De La Val And Island Of Barnaby In The
River St. Lawrence to the Lakes Huron and Erie. For the use of ...
Rae John 1813-1893 Served As A Surgeon In The Hudson's Bay
Company. In 1846-1847 made two exploring expeditions. Accompani...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Newspaper, Mackenzie starts, 320; ...
Franchise Act 1885
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Its terms, 258-259; fiercely opposed...
Head Sir Francis Bond 1793-1875 Served In Royal Engineers At
Waterloo; travelled in South America, 1825-1826; appointed
lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada, 1835-1837; made privy councillor,
1867. =Index=: (William Lyon Mackenzie era) Governor of Upper Canada, states his position on
responsible government, 22; Durham says he purposely invited rebellion,
23; his instructions on taking office, 263; makes public a confidential
despatch, 280; arrives in Canada, 291; his appointment, 291; states his
position, 293; appoints three executive councillors, 294; Council
resigns, 294; his views of responsibility, 295; censured by committee of
the House, 296; House adopts the report, 297; refuses supplies, 297; he
replies to address of deputation, 298; deputation's reply, 300; appoints
four new councillors, 300; schooled by Lord Glenelg, 301; joins Family
Compact, 302; dissolves the House, 303; refuses assent to money bills,
303; interferes in elections, 304; insults Glenelg, 304; denounces
Robert Baldwin, 305; quarrels with imperial commission of inquiry, 305;
refuses to obey Lord Glenelg, 307; W. J. Rattray on, 307; his success in
the elections, 308; unscrupulous influence in, 309; Lord Durham on, 309;
some of his addresses, 313; charged with undue influence in, 313;
sustained by partisan House, 314; refuses offer of troops, 353; invites
revolt, 354, 355; prepares to escape, 364; sends flag of truce, 368;
offers reward for Mackenzie's apprehension, 380; orders burning of
property, 381; seeks Mackenzie's extradition, 415. (Lord Sydenham era) Recall of, 109.
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Comes as governor, 16, 32; his appointment, 35; his character, 36;
his arrival in Toronto, 37; relations with the Reformers, 37; appoints
Baldwin, Rolph, and Dunn to the Council, 38; their resignation, 41;
quarrels with Reform party, 41-42; dissolves Assembly and throws his
influence on Tory side in the elections, 41-42; wins the election, 42;
his Tory Parliament, 62; attitude towards colonial self-government, 64;
Draper a member of his Council, 77; compared to Bagot, 151. (Egerton Ryerson era) His
instructions, 112; his conciliatory promises not fulfilled, 113; end of
his administration, 114; advances funds to Upper Canada Academy,
142-143. (Lord Elgin era) An unfortunate choice as governor, 1; and the Upper Canada
Rebellion, 22. =Bib.=: Works: Narrative; The Emigrant; Journeys in
the Pampas and Andes; Life of Bruce, the Traveller; Life of Burgoyne.
For biog., see Morgan, Cel. Can.; Dict. Nat. Biog.; Read,
Lieutenant-Governors of Upper Canada and Rebellion of 1837; Dent,
Can. Por. and Upper Canadian Rebellion; Lizars, Humours of '37;
Fitz Gibbon, A Veteran of 1812; Robinson, Sir John Beverley
Robinson; Ryerson, Story of my Life; Egerton and Grant, Canadian
Constitutional Development; Durham, Report; Lord Glenelg's
Despatches to Sir F.B. Head, London, 1839.
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