Canadian History Dictionary Connor George Skeffington
Born in Ireland. Educated at Trinity
College, Dublin. Came to ...
(Lord Dorchester era) Movements on foot in, for separation from...
Jacques Cartier River
A tributary of the St. Lawrence, north shore,
above Quebec. =I...
(Bishop Laval era) Proposed appointment of, as bishop in Asia, ...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Brother of Sir Frederick Haldiman...
Beckwith John A
(Tilley era) Confederate candidate in York, 108.
(General Brock era) Captures schooner Cayahoga with stores and
St Regis Indians
A band of Roman Catholic Iroquois from Caughnawaga,
Melbourne William Lamb Second Viscount 1779-1848 Born In London
England. Educated at Eton, Cambridge, and Glasgow. Entered Parl...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Company's clerk at Quebec, 139.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Correspondent of Haldimand's, 315...
(Lord Dorchester era) People of, anxious for canal communicatio...
(George Brown Era) Movement for union of, 161, 186; Tache argue...
Ultimate source is at the head waters of the Bow
River, about ...
Doutre Joseph 1825-1886 Born In Beauharnois Quebec Called To The
bar, 1847. Early became a leader of the Liberal party. One of t...
(Count Frontenac era) Captured at Fort Loyal, exchanged for one...
Bliss Daniel 1740-1806 Born In Concord Mass Educated At Harvard
University, Cambridge, graduating in 1774. In 1778 proscribed a...
Discovered by Charles de Greysolon, Sieur de La
Glegg Captain J B
Aide-de-camp to General Brock. =Index=: (General Brock era)
Index : Louis Joseph Papineau Eragovernor-general Of Canada 27 His Prejudice Against
French-Canadians, 28; suppresses Le Canadien, and sends its
contributors to jail, 28-29; advises that bishop of Quebec be deprived
of appointment of parish priests, suspension of constitution of 1791,
union of Upper and Lower Canada, and confiscation of Sulpicians'
estates, 29, 159; his administration, 30-31. (General Brock era) Governor-general and
commander-in-chief, 90, 91; distrusts French-Canadians, 91; changes name
"Brock's battery" to "King's battery," 94; his hesitation as to issuing
arms to French-Canadian militia, 102, 103; gives his reasons, 103; his
speech at opening of Legislature conciliatory, 104; cancels commissions
of Lieutenant-Colonel J. A. Panet and others, 105; dissolves Assembly,
116; popular with the Anti-Canadian party, 116; calls for
reinforcements, 118; uses military labour in road making, 125; dissolves
the Assembly, 127; seizes Canadien newspaper and arrests its
proprietors, 127; makes other arrests in Montreal district, 128; his
proclamation defending British government, 128; sends Ryland to London,
129; expresses very unfavourable opinion of French-Canadians, 129;
praises Legislative Council, 130; releases Bedard, 145; breakdown of his
health, 147, 155; gives his favourite horse "Alfred" to Brock, 156;
leaves Canada, 156; appearance and character, 156. (Lord Elgin era) His shortcomings
as a colonial governor, 1, 19. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) His "blundering patriotism" as
governor, 17. =Bib.=: Rattray, The Scot in British North America;
Dict. Eng. Hist.; Dict. Nat. Biog.; Morgan, Cel. Can.; Christie,
History of Lower Canada.
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