Canadian History Dictionary Beauharnois Charles Marquis De 1670-1749 Entered French Navy
1686, and rose to the rank of admiral in 1748. In 1726 appointe...
Medical doctor. Resided at Burford Plains, near
Vaudreuil-cavagnal Pierre De Rigaud Marquis De 1698-1778 Born At
Quebec, son of Philippe de Vaudreuil (q.v.). Entered the army a...
Travels Of Captain Peter Pond Of Milford From April 1773 To March
1790. Extracted from his own Map by Ezra Stiles, March 25, 1690...
Battle in War of 1812-1814, fought Nov. 11th, 1813.
The scene ...
(Count Frontenac era) Complete absence of, in New France,
Columbia Fur Company
(Sir James Douglas era) Organized, 1822, by recruits from the N...
Crooks James 1778-1860 Born In Scotland Came To Canada 1794 And
settled at Niagara. Engaged in mercantile life. Commanded a com...
Quesnel Jules Maurice
(Sir James Douglas era) Accompanies Simon Fraser on voyage down...
(Bishop Laval era) Master mason of Montreal church, 88.
Fort St Pierre
(Samuel de Champlain era) Founded by Nicolas Denys, in Cape Bre...
Le Moyne De Ste Helene Jacques 1659-1690 Son Of Charles Le Moyne
and brother of Iberville, Bienville, and other members of this ...
Saunders John Simcoe 1795-1878 Born In Fredericton New Brunswick
Went to England; educated at Oxford University. Called to the b...
Wooster David 1710-1777 Born In Stratford Connecticut Graduated
at Yale University. Took part in the expedition against Louisbo...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Aids Mackenzie's escape, 390.
Issued by Napoleon, November, 1806, to the following
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Murdered at Fort Garry by Riel's fol...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Their relations with the Iroquois, 52...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Maiden name of Simcoe's mother, 15.
Society For The Propagation Of The Gospel
(John Graves Simcoe era) Assists the church of
England in Uppe...
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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