Canadian History Dictionary Bib : Dict Nat Biog Hannay History Of New Brunswick
"=Canvas House.=" (John Graves Simcoe era) Purchased by Simco...
(General Brock era) Brock's faithful servant, 11.
Rowan Sir William
Born in Ireland, 1789. Entered the army as ensign,
1783; saw s...
(Count Frontenac era) French engineer, prepares plans for defen...
(Lord Dorchester era) Aide-de-camp to Benedict Arnold, describe...
Bellomont Richard Coote Earl Of 1636-1701 Member Of Parliament
1688-1695; and served in Ireland, 1689. In 1695 appointed gover...
Roberval Jean Francois De La Roque Sieur De
A gentleman of Picardy,
born about the year 1500. By a commiss...
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Edited by Canon Lamarche, 81; bitt...
Earthquake Of 1663
Known in Canadian history as the "Great
Earthquake." The most ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet, returns to France, 208.
Duplessis De Ste Helene Mere Andre
(Bishop Laval era) Her piety, 92.
Bib : Works: The Intercolonial England And Canada And Numerous
historical and scientific papers. See Bibliog. of Royal Society...
Sent to Canada as governor of Montreal, 1670.
Obtained a grant...
Bib : Histoire De Montreal For Biog See Parkman Old Regime
Exploration of the Great Lakes by Dollier de Casson and de Breh...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Indian name of St. Charles River, 148...
(Count Frontenac era) Complete absence of, in New France,
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Urges Papineau to accept mission to...
La Chaise Francois D'aix 1624-1709 Born At The Castle Of Aix In
Forez. Entered Society of Jesus, and provincial of his order wh...
Kaye John W
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Quoted on Metcalfe, 156, 1...
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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