Canadian History Dictionary Rocky Mountains
Commence in New Mexico, and extend north to the
Arctic coast, ...
(Wilmot era) Member for Sunbury, in New Brunswick Assembly,
Index : Wolfe / Montcalm Era His Reserve At Minorca 33 Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Denonville Jacques-rene De Brisay Marquis De
Eleventh governor of
New France. Colonel of Dragoons in French...
Cook Captain James 1728-1779 Served In Canada During Siege Of
Quebec, 1759. Discovered New Zealand, 1769, and New South Wales...
Bib : Keefer Canals Of Canada R S C 1893 Waterways Of
Canada (Women's Can. Hist. Soc. of Ottawa, Trans., vol. 2);
Trytorrens Marie Madeleine
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Mother of Haldimand, 2.
Blachford Frederic Rogers Baron 1811-1889 Born In England
Educated at Eton and Oxford. In 1844 registrar of joint-stock c...
Broughton William Robert 1762-1821 Born In England Entered The
navy, 1774, and served on the American station until 1778. In 1...
Don De Dieu
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name of vessel in which Champlain sai...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Frigate in which Levis embarked at Brest...
Bib : Bourinot Parliamentary Procedure And Government And Manual
of the Constitutional History of Canada; Houston, Canadian
(General Brock era) Arrested, 127; discharged, 128.
Cadet Joseph Michel
Began life as a butcher; won the confidence of
the intendant B...
Frechette Louis 1839-1908 Practised Law And Then Journalism
Represented Levis in the House of Commons, 1874-1878. Chiefly k...
Avaugour Pierre Dubois Baron D'
Governor of New France, 1661-1663,
succeeding D'Argenson. =Ind...
Bib : Morgan Cel Can
(John Graves Simcoe era) Son of Governor Simcoe, killed in stor...
Chateauneuf Pierre Antoine De Castaguere Marquis De 1644-1728
(Samuel de Champlain era) French ambassador in London, instruct...
Bliss John Murray 1771-1834 Born In Massachusetts Came To New
Brunswick in 1786; called to the bar; and elected to the House ...
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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