Canadian History Dictionary Treaties
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Barron Commodore 1769-1851 Born In Virginia In Command Of The
Chesapeake, on board which were some British deserters, 1807. O...
(Samuel de Champlain era) French vessel, seized by the English,...
Ste Croix Island
Near the entrance to the Bay of Fundy; explored by
(Count Frontenac era) Brave conduct of, in command of party aga...
See York Factory.
Du Plessis Bonneau Thomas Sieur
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of Company of New
In command of a Boston privateer, did much damage to
Smith Sir Albert James 1824-1883 Born In Shediac New Brunswick
Educated at the Westmoreland County Grammar School; studied law...
Lesseps Ferdinand De 1805-1894 Eminent French Engineer Index :
(Samuel de Champlain era) Undertakes Panama Canal, 6. =Bib.=: C...
Hatheway George L
(Tilley era) Chief commissioner of the Board of Works, New
(Tilley era) Deserts his party in New Brunswick, 18.
Kaministiquia Or Kaministikwia Fort
At mouth of river of same name,
north-west shore of Lake Super...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Dangerous situation of, 4.
(Lord Dorchester era) Importance of the question to the French ...
(Sir James Douglas era) Built by Meares at Nootka--first ship l...
One of the leading partners of the North West
Company. Signed ...
Baldwin Robert 1804-1858 Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era Name Associated With
responsible government, ix; a "man of one idea," ix; his ancest...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand's New York agent, 61, 7...
Bib : King Jean Baptiste Le Moyne Sieur De Bienville Reed The
First Great Canadian; Margry, Decouvertes des Francais. See als...
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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