Canadian History Dictionary Ridout Thomas G
(1792-1861). Born near Sorel. Removed with his
family to Niaga...
King's Printer Upper Canada
(John Graves Simcoe era) Louis Roy, first incumbent of
(Count Frontenac era) Secretary to Frontenac, 139.
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Their appeal to the public, 26-27....
Abraham Plains Of
See Plains of Abraham.
Nelles S S
(Egerton Ryerson era) Graduate of Victoria College, 143.
Mcgill Peter 1789-1860 Born In Scotland Emigrated To Canada In
1809; became a wealthy merchant of Montreal. President of the B...
Mesnu Peuvret De
(Bishop Laval era) Clerk of the Sovereign Council, 158, 167.
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Discovers Mouth Of Columbia 14 15 Bib : Bancroft
History of the North-West Coast.
Burel Brother Gilbert
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, 152; returns to France, 208.
Van Horne Sir William Cornelius 1843- Born In Will County
Illinois. Educated at the common schools. In 1857 entered the r...
French seaport, on the Atlantic, long a stronghold of the
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Traced to battle of the Plains, 205. (Ti...
Campbell Robert 1808-1894 Entered Service Of Hudson's Bay Company
1832, and sent to the Mackenzie River district, 1834. For the n...
Wilson John 1809-1869 Born In Paisley Scotland Came To Canada
1823; for some years worked on a farm near Perth. Studied law a...
Carter Sir Frederic Bowker Terrington 1819-1900 Born At St
John's, Newfoundland. Studied law and called to the bar of Newf...
Constitutional Reform Society
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Organized in Upper Canada,...
Quebec Siege Of 1775-1776
See American invasion; Montgomery;
Arnold; Dorchester. =Bib.=:...
Le Ber Pierre
(Bishop Laval era) House of charity established by, 245.
Bib : Cyc Am Biog Shortt And Doughty Constitutional Documents
La Fontaine Sir Louis-hippolyte Bart
(1807-1864). (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) His name
associated with responsible government, ix; espouses cause of Reformers
in Lower Canada, 46; no sympathy with Rebellion, 47; his birth and
parentage, 47; education--practises law in Montreal--his marriage, 47;
in politics, 47-48; arrested for complicity in Rebellion, but released,
49; on the union, 57; opposes union of the provinces, 61; offered and
refuses solicitor-generalship, 61; meets Hincks, 63; defeated in
Terrebonne, 70; favours ministerial responsibility, 70-71; reconciled to
the union, 71; his refusal to accept office leaves French-Canadians
without representation in executive, 1841, 78, 79; elected for
York,116-117; Bagot's letter to, offering attorney-generalship of Lower
Canada, 123-124; declines appointment, 125; referred to in Draper's
speech, 127; his speech in reply to Draper, 128; takes office, 132;
attorney-general for Lower Canada, 133; re-elected in York, 134;
attitude of Tories, 139; significance of his alliance with Baldwin,
142-143; personal appearance, 147-148; attacked by London Times, 150;
relations with Metcalfe, 164-176; Kaye's description of, 169; Hincks'
comments on Kaye, 170; interview with Higginson, 172-173; his published
memorandum, 173-176; his work in the Assembly, 178-179; seconds
resolution to remove capital to Montreal, 182; his act for securing
independence of Legislative Assembly, 184; reorganization of judicial
system of Lower Canada, 184-185; resigns office, 1843, 199; interview
with Metcalfe, 201; draws up official statement of reasons for
resignation of ministers, 201-205; Metcalfe's statement, 205-209;
announces resignation in Assembly, 213; returns to practise law in
Montreal, 217; Wakefield on, 219; his health proposed at Toronto
banquet, 221; Viger's criticism of, 236; Draper on, 236; resigns as
Queen's Counsel, 250; elected in Terrebonne, 251; his proposed
resolution on use of French in the Legislature, 255; Draper's overtures
to, 258-263; his contention for responsible government, 273; seconds
Baldwin's amendment to address on responsible government, 277; his
speech, 277; elected, 1848, for both Montreal and Terrebonne, 279; forms
with Baldwin the second La Fontaine-Baldwin administration, 281, 284;
interview with Elgin, 285-286; re-elected, 286; secures a pardon for
Papineau, 288; attacked by Papineau, 289; his reply, 290-292; his bill
amending judicial system of Lower Canada, and the general law of
amnesty, 302-303; his bill for redistributing seats in the Legislature
is defeated, 303; the Rebellion Losses Bill, 303, 305-334; his political
views, 339, 340; relations with George Brown, 342; opposition of
Papineau and the Radicals, 342, 343; not in favour of secularization of
Clergy Reserves, 348; his views on Seigniorial Tenure, 350-351, 353;
votes against Mackenzie's motion for abolishing the Court of Chancery,
352; his letter to Baldwin, 353; his retirement from public life, 354;
banquet in his honour at Montreal, 1851, 354; his farewell speech,
354-357; his resignation, 357; appointed chief-justice, of Lower Canada,
and created a baronet, 358; his second marriage, 358; his death at
Montreal, Feb. 26, 1864, 358; value of his political work, 239-260. (George Brown Era)
Brought into Cabinet by Bagot, 16; dispute with Metcalfe, 19; his wise
leadership, 24; introduces resolutions on Rebellion Losses questions,
35; disintegration of old Reform party hastened by his retirement, 262.
(Lord Elgin era) Denounces Union Act, 24; accepts the union and turns it to the
advantage of his compatriots, 32; conflict with Metcalfe, 33-34; as
opposition leader, 44-45; returned in 1848, 50; his plans thwarted by
Papineau, 51, 108; forms administration with Baldwin, 52, 53; his
resolution on Rebellion Losses Bill, 67-68; takes part in the debate,
69-70; mob attacks his house and burns his library, 74; second attack by
mob, 76-77; his retirement, 1851, and dissolution of government, 85; his
part in the establishment of the parliamentary system, 90; his attitude
towards Clergy Reserves question, 102, 103, 162-164; his resignation,
104, 107; practises law, 105; becomes chief justice of Court of Appeals
of Lower Canada, 105; receives baronetcy, 105; his rank as statesman and
jurist, 105; his death, 105, 220; his conservative influence, 138; his
views on Seigniorial Tenure question, 185, 187; as a constructive
statesman, 236. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Sides against the government, 6; statesmanlike
attitude towards Union of 1841, 16; forms alliance with Baldwin, 16, 97;
forms ministry, 16; resigns, 17; called to power again in 1846, 18;
standing as a statesman, 23; his party splits in two, 25-26; protests
against Union Act of 1840, 96; his fight for ministerial responsibility,
97; long lease of power, 99; wins constitutional battle, 100; his
retirement from politics, 132. (Louis Joseph Papineau era) Refuses seat in Draper ministry, 72;
joins Papineau's party, 78; supports him in his violent attitude towards
government, 86; at meeting of Constitutional Committee, 88; his
character, 109; ridiculed by the Mercury, 123; relations with Papineau
in 1847 and after, 167-180; split in Liberal party causes retirement,
179-180; his farewell speech, 179. (Egerton Ryerson era) Forms opposition party with
Baldwin, Hincks, and others, 122. (William Lyon Mackenzie era) Addresses revolutionary meetings,
328. (Sir John A Macdonald era) Given seat in administration by Bagot, 18; resigns, 1843, 18;
attacked by extreme Reformers, 22; forms administration with Baldwin,
30; elevated to the bench, 46-47. =Bib.=: Dent, Can. Por. and Last
Forty Years; Morgan, Cel. Can.; Taylor, Brit. Am.; David,
Biographie et Portraits; Hincks, Reminiscences.
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