Canadian History Dictionary Wilmot Robert Duncan 1809-1891 Born At Fredericton New Brunswick
Member of the provincial Parliament, 1846-1861 and in 1865-1867...
Bourdon Jean 1602-1668 Born In Normandy Came To Canada 1634
Engaged for some years as a civil engineer and land surveyor; s...
Chouart Dit Des Groseilliers Medard
Born in France about 1621.
Came to Canada, 1642. After serving...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Baptist deacon, teaches school at Port...
(Lord Dorchester era) Breaks out in army before Quebec, 120, 12...
Phillips William 1731-1781 Born In England Entered The Royal
Military Academy at Woolwich as a cadet, 1746; promoted captain...
Van Horne Major
American officer. =Index=: (General Brock era) Force of, disper...
Index : Louis Joseph Papineau Eragovernor-general Of Canada 27 His Prejudice Against
French-Canadians, 28; suppresses Le Canadien, and sends its
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Attempt to settle Alabama question b...
Chaussegros De Lery Gaspard 1682-1756 Sent To Canada In 1716 To
superintend the fortifications of Quebec, Montreal, and other p...
On south shore of St. Lawrence, opposite Quebec.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Interpreter, 144; arrives from France...
Niagara Newark Settled By Loyalists About 1782 Selected By
Simcoe ten years later as the capital of Upper Canada, and name...
The first steam vessel in Canadian waters was the
Powell Henry Watson 1733-1814 Born In England Entered The Army
in 1756 became captain; and in 1759 served in the West Indies; ...
Meares John 1756-1809 Born In England Entered The Navy 1776 And
served against the French until 1783. Entered the merchant serv...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Ancient Indian warrior, 38, 41, 42.
(Bishop Laval era) Ravages of, 239. See Smallpox.
River St Lawrence
Plan of part of the River St. Lawrence, from
Montreal to the P...
Courts Of Justice
(Lord Dorchester era) Established, 13; not satisfactory to
Index : Joseph Howe Era Appointed Solicitor-general 1834 57 Becomes Member Of
Executive and Legislative Councils, 1838, 57; leader of party opposed to
responsible government, 58; his birth, ancestry, and character, 58; Sir
Colin Campbell's chief adviser, 71; obnoxious to the Liberals, 71;
opposes Howe's views as to responsibility of ministers to the Assembly,
75; makes public declaration as to dual responsibility of ministers, to
the governor and the Legislature, 76; joins the Baptists, 77-78; defends
denominational schools, 83; the election of 1843, 85-86; W. B. Almon
called to Executive and Legislative Councils, 86-87; secures majority in
new Legislature, 87; contest with Howe, 89-90; makes speech against
Howe, 98; carries measure for simultaneous polling, 104; resigns with
his government, 1848, 107; member of Railway Convention at Portland,
1850, 121; opposes government railways, 144; moves vote of want of
confidence, 165, 167; forms new government, 167; his party defeated in
elections of 1859, 168; the chief-justiceship, 168; leader of the
opposition, 171; becomes attorney-general in 1863, and judge in Equity,
1864, 172; favours Confederation, 174; introduces bill prohibiting sale
of intoxicants to Indians, 247-248. (Tilley era) Advocates Confederation in Nova
Scotia Assembly, in 1854, 62. =Bib.=: Saunders, Three Premiers of Nova
Scotia; Campbell, History of Nova Scotia; Bourinot, Builders of Nova
Scotia; Rattray, The Scot in British North America; Rose, Cyc. Can.
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