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(General Brock era) On United States ships, 83, 108; benefits C...
(Sir James Douglas era) Vessel, attacked by Milbank Sound savag...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Speaker of first Assembly of Upper Can...
An American vessel, which brought out the Astorians from New
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commanded the volunteers who first climb...
(Count Frontenac era) Governor Villebon of Acadia establishes h...
(Sir James Douglas era) Methodist missionary--arrives, 1862, 27...
La Rabeyre De
(Bishop Laval era) French officer, put to death by Iroquois, 22...
City and seaport of New Brunswick, situated at the mouth of
Hanington Daniel Lionel 1835-1909 Born At Shediac New Brunswick
Called to the bar, 1861; in 1870 entered the New Brunswick Asse...
Bib : Dict Nat Biog Hannay History Of New Brunswick
"=Canvas House.=" (John Graves Simcoe era) Purchased by Simco...
Rolph John 1792-1870 Born In Thornbury England Emigrated To
Canada. Practised as a physician in Toronto, and in 1837 took p...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Convention of, 440; attack on Pres...
Taschereau Elzear Alexandre 1820-1898 Born At Ste Marie De La
Beauce, Quebec. Educated at the Seminary of Quebec; subsequentl...
Commanded Spanish expedition to Nootka, 1790.
Carried on exten...
(George Brown Era) Moves approval of George Brown's course in
Davin Nicholas Flood 1843-1901 Born In Ireland Studied Law And
called to the English bar, 1868. Served as war correspondent du...
Walsingham William De Grey First Baron 1719-1781 Lord Dorchester Era
Solicitor-general of England, his views on Canadian laws, 62. =...
Watkin Sir Edwin William Bart
(1819-1901). Born in Manchester,
England. Educated there. In 1...
Bib : White Atlas Of Canada Tyrrell Report On Northern Alberta
(Geol. Survey, 1886); Burpee, Search for the Western Sea; Hind,...
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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