Canadian History Dictionary Arkansas River
(Bishop Laval era) Reached by Jolliet and Marquette, 146.
Enos General Roger 1729-1808 Sir Frederick Haldimand Era In Command Of Vermont Troops
211; proposes to settle two Canadian townships, 266. =Bib.=: Cy...
Buade Antoine De
(Count Frontenac era) Grandfather of Frontenac, 61.
Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era Takes Part In Rebellion Of 1837 Afterwards Edits
L'Avenir du Canada; member for Yamaska; offered and refuses sea...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Arrested on charge of treason, 27...
(Lord Dorchester era) Of Stratton Hall, Staffordshire; member o...
Pope John Henry 1824-1889 Born In The Eastern Townships Quebec
Elected for Compton to the Canada Assembly, 1857; and in 1867 t...
Bib : King Jean Baptiste Le Moyne Sieur De Bienville Reed The
First Great Canadian; Margry, Decouvertes des Francais. See als...
Brig. See Adams.
(Lord Dorchester era) Importance of the question to the French ...
Tracy Alexandre De Prouville Marquis De 1603-1670 Served In The
French army, and in 1655 recaptured Cayenne from the Dutch. In ...
Quadra Juan Francisco De La Bodega Y 1744?-1794 Knight Of The
Order of Santiago. Made voyages of exploration to the North-Wes...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Challenges Macdonald, but makes fran...
(Lord Sydenham era) Made deputy inspector-general, 333.
Chaussegros De Lery Gaspard 1682-1756 Sent To Canada In 1716 To
superintend the fortifications of Quebec, Montreal, and other p...
(Tilley era) Postmaster-general, 51.
Index : Wilmot Era Grants Charter To King's College Fredericton 49 Bib :
Dict. Nat. Biog.
(Count Frontenac era) Commands Three Rivers war party, 235; his...
Special Council Of Lower Canada
(Lord Sydenham era) Summoned to consider question of
(Lord Dorchester era) Their objections to the Quebec Act, 70. (...
Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era A Man Ahead Of His Time 6 7 Speech On The Reform
Bill, 14, 15; his report on the Constitutional Act, 55; on the position
of lieutenant-governor, 56; on the Legislative Council, 57; on the
Executive Council, 58, 63, 64; says Reformers are justified in demanding
responsible executive, 59, 67, 68, 69; points out powerlessness of
Assembly, 60; on the Family Compact, 62, 65; Clergy Reserves one of the
chief causes of Rebellion, 71, 72; on evils arising from Constitutional
Act, 75, 76; says representative government was guaranteed by
Constitutional Act, 76; his report justifies Reformers, 77; Stuart J.
Reid on the Report, 78, 79; analogy between Report and "Seventh Report
on Grievances," 79, 80; Union Act of 1840 based on Report, 80;
recommends responsible government, 81; authorship of Report, 82, 83; on
Head's interference in election, 309; on the causes of disaffection,
402; the remedy, 403. (Sir John A Macdonald era) On representation by population, 71; on
federal union, 93-95. (Tilley era) His views on union, 61. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) His inquiry and
report, 11-12; Poulett Thomson sent out to Canada to give effect to his
recommendations, 12; would merge French-Canadians in the Anglo-Saxon
race, 12; exposes frauds of Constitution of 1791, 13; in favour of
ministerial responsibility, 96. (Joseph Howe era) His report before Nova Scotia
Legislature, 53; advocates Intercolonial Railway, 99. (Louis Joseph Papineau era) On Papineau's
refusal to accept Lord Goderich's offer of control of the revenue, 77;
exiles leaders of Rebellion to Bermuda, 138; his action vetoed by
Imperial government, 139; vindicates his action in a parting
proclamation, 139; on the system of government in Lower Canada, 157;
denied access to Canadian documents in Paris archives, 165; his scheme
for union of the Canadas arouses opposition of French-Canadians, 170.
(Egerton Ryerson era) Ryerson on, 115; Ryerson supports his recommendations, 117; his
Report, 120-122. (Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Comes to Canada, 243; his Report, 243; appoints
Adam Thom to his staff, 245. (Lord Sydenham era) His lack of discretion, 57, 89; his
Report, 85, 89-97, 345; his Report welcomed by British party in Lower
Canada, 95; and Reformers of Upper Canada, 96; criticized in report of
the Upper Canada Assembly, 97-100; also in report of committee of
Legislative Council, 100-103; quoted against his own Report, 162. (George Brown Era) On
causes of Rebellion in Lower Canada, 11, 53; his remedy for political
discontent, 12, 13; estimates numerical strength of Church of England in
Upper Canada, 52-53; his Report quoted, on land grants, 53-54; on
representation, 82-83; and Confederation, 129; his plan of legislative
union, 263. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) On political situation in Upper Canada, 17; and Lower
Canada, 17; in period of reconstruction, 50; sent to Canada, 53;
previous career, 53; his arbitrary methods in Canada, 54; attacked in
House of Lords, and his ordinance granting amnesty disallowed, 55; his
proclamation, 55; his recall, 55; his Report, 55-58; Imperial government
acts upon his advice, 59; his recommendations, 66; recommends
responsible government, 137, 273; John Stuart Mill on, 149; on the
duties of the governor, 161, 163; his Report quoted by Baldwin, 222; and
Elgin, 274; eulogized by Draper, 277. (Lord Elgin era) His characteristics as a
statesman, 2; his daughter marries Lord Elgin, 14; sound principles laid
down in his Report indicated by Lord Elgin, 15; compared with Elgin, 15;
sums up nature of conflict in Lower Canada, 18; advocates ultimate
domination of English element, 23, 55; his views on representative
government, 25-26; on land grants to United Empire Loyalists, 144-145;
on Clergy Reserves, 148, 154-155; on American misconstruction of
conditions in Canada, 190-191; on economic conditions in Canada in
1838-1839, 191; suggests remedies, 192-193, 194, 195. =Bib.=: Report on
the Affairs of British North America; Haliburton, Reply to the Report
of the Earl of Durham; Bradshaw, Self-Government in Canada; Egerton
and Grant, Canadian Constitutional Development; Garnett, The
Authorship of Lord Durham's Report; Christie, History of Lower Canada;
Dict. Nat. Biog.; Dict. Eng. Hist.; Morgan, Cel. Can.; Dent, Can.
Por.; Reid, Life and Letters of Lord Durham.
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