Canadian History Dictionary Von Shoultz
A Polish gentleman, settled in the United States. During
Duncan Adam 1731-1804 Entered The Navy 1755 Commanded The Royal
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(General Brock era) Ceded to Britain with surrender of Detroit,...
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Educated for the army. Promoted captain of the 15th Foot, 1755;...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Convention of, 440; attack on Pres...
Bude General De
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand's letters to, 116, 117,...
(Count Frontenac era) Flagship of Phipps, 281.
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1759; second in command in Rodney's expedition for relief of Gi...
(Sir James Douglas era) Member of Victoria board of management,...
Castle Of St Louis
See Chateau St. Louis.
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Born at Tours, France. Married early, and was left a widow afte...
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House of Commons, 1830-1855; first commissioner of works, 1851-...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Presbyterian minister, the first to co...
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Educated at Sandhurst, and entered the army, 1842. Served in In...
Fort Kamloops Fort Thompson Sir James Douglas Era Hudson's Bay Company Post Built
in 1813, 98.
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Colonial secretary, 1866-1867, and as such introduced the Briti...
Cap Du Ciel
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(Lord Elgin era) Commissioner under Seigniorial Tenure law, 186...
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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