Burke Edmund 1729-1797 Born In Ireland Educated At Trinity
College, Dublin; and entered Parliament in 1765. In 1771 agent for New
York province; and in 1774-1775 strongly opposed war with America. In
1782 paymaster of the forces. One of the leaders in the impeachment of
Warren Hastings, 1788-1795. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era) Wants more information on
Quebec Act, 67; discusses Constitutional Act in House of Commons, 265.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Supports division of province, 7; his quarrel with Fox, 8, 9.