Bathurst Henry Third Earl 1762-1834 Succeeded To The Title 1794
Entered Parliament, 1793; president of the board of trade, 1807; foreign
secretary, 1809; and secretary for war and the colonies, 1812. Directed
Britain's colonial policy during the important administrations of
Prevost, Sherbrooke, and Dalhousie, in Lower Canada, and of Gore and
Maitland, in Upper Canada. Lord president of the Council, 1828-1830; one
of the original members of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council,
1833. =Index=: (Lord Sydenham era) Colonial secretary, his despatch on Clergy Reserves
question, 240. (General Brock era) His despatch praising Brock and his officers and
announcing bestowal of K. C. B. on Brock, 296. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat.
Biog.; Courts and Cabinets of George IV.