Canadian History Dictionary Henry William Alexander 1816-1888 Joseph Howe Era Solicitor-general Nova
Scotia--becomes provincial secretary, 1856, 157; resigns from
Bib : Parkman Montcalm And Wolfe Crockett History Of Lake
Champlain; Smith, Our Struggle for the Fourteenth Colony; Reid,...
Casgrain Henri Raymond 1831-1904 After Studying Medicine Decided
to enter the church, and ordained a priest in 1856. In 1872, ow...
Accompanied Governor Cornwallis to Halifax. Acted as
Vaudreuil Philippe De Rigaud Marquis De
Came to Canada, 1687, in
command of eight hundred troops, and,...
(Bishop Laval era) Sulpician, makes liberal contribution toward...
Pope James Colledge 1826-1885 Born In Bedeque Prince Edward
Island. Educated at home and in England. Engaged in mercantile ...
Amnesty Act 1849 Lord Elgin Era William Lyon Mackenzie Takes Advantage Of 91
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Proposed by Elgin, on beha...
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era Champlain Crosses 88
Known to the French as Carillon. Built by Lotbiniere in
Born in New England. Engaged in the fur trade west of
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) French vessels retreat to, 152.
Bernetz Chevalier De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commands battalion of Royal Roussillon
Founded at Quebec in 1779. The first public library in
Aiken Thomas B
(Joseph Howe era) Contributes to The Club in Howe's Nova
Musgrave Sir Anthony 1828-1888 Born In England Entered The Inner
Temple, London, 1851; governor of the colony of Neiro, 1860; go...
Dearborn Henry 1751-1829 Served Through War Of The Revolution
accompanied Arnold's expedition to Canada. Secretary of war, 18...
Chauvin Pierre Sieur De Tonnetuit
A Huguenot, born at Dieppe.
Appointed captain of the garrison ...
Rises in Bennington county, Vermont, and flows into
the St. La...
Chamberlain Joseph 1836- British Statesman William Lyon Mackenzie Era Justifies Upper
Canada Rebellion, 29, 30. =Bib.=: Who's Who.
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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