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(John Graves Simcoe era) Establishes school at Niagara and afte...
Quen Jean De 1603-1659 Born At Amiens Came To Canada 1635
Laboured for many years among the Montagnais. In 1647, explored...
Murray Mrs George
(General Brock era) Wife of Colonel (afterwards Sir George)
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Becomes a first-class power, 6.
Jackson Francis James 1770-1814 British Diplomatist Index : General Brock Era
Succeeds W. Erskine as British minister at Washington, 122. =Bi...
Bernieres Jean De
(Bishop Laval era) His "Hermitage," 24, 25.
Robinson F P
(Wilmot era) Auditor of king's casual revenue, 34; resigns, 72....
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Publisher of first books printed ...
Townshend George Marquis 1724-1807 Born In Norfolk England
Entered the army, and engaged in the battles of Dettingen, Font...
Mcleod Donald 1779-1879 Born In Scotland Educated At Aberdeen
University for the church, but entered the navy, 1803, and the ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Formed part of reserve in battle of the ...
Petitot Emile Fortune Stanislas Joseph
Roman Catholic missionary in
the North-West, particularly in t...
Buller Charles 1806-1848 Born In Calcutta Entered Parliament In
1830; and called to the bar, 1831. In 1838 secretary to Lord Du...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Wolfe's letter to, 72.
Louvigny Louis De La Porte Sieur De 1652-1730 Accompanied
Denonville on his expedition against the Iroquois, 1687; sent b...
(Tilley era) Elected for the county of Carleton, New
Burlington Bay Canal
An open cut across a sand-bar at the entrance of
One of the leading partners of the North West
Company. Signed ...
Index : Wolfe / Montcalm Era His Reserve At Minorca 33 Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Newspaper published at St. John, New Brunswick. (Wilmot era) At...
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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