British American League

(Sir John A Macdonald era) Formed in 1849 in Montreal as a reply to

the Annexation Manifesto--branches followed throughout the country, 40;

its objects, 40-41; largely due to John A. Macdonald's inspiration, 95;

Confederation one of its main objects, 95; commercial national policy

another, 219. (Joseph Howe era) Howe's correspondence with the president, George

Moffatt, 113-115. (George Brown Era) Formed in Upper Canada--convention held at

Kingston, 1849, 37; its policy, 38; part of Conservative case for

Confederation, 38. =Bib.=: Pope, Memoirs of Sir John A. Macdonald.