(Bishop Laval era) Aubert's description of, 118, 119; habits and

customs, 120-124. (Lord Sydenham era) Tenacious of their legal institutions, 69; become

disaffected, 70; inconsistency of British policy regarding, 71;

Constitutional Act increases their power of resistance, 72, 80; Lord

Durham on their aspirations for independent nationality, 94; favour

responsible government, but oppose union of the provinces, 117; opposed

/> to improving navigation of St. Lawrence and development of the upper

province, 206; regard Sydenham as enemy of their race, 233; Sydenham's

estimate of, politically considered, 305. (Lord Elgin era) Resent terms of Union Act,

23-24; resent Durham's views on British domination in Canada, 23;

increase of their influence, 31. (Lord Dorchester era) Murray's description of, 25;

Carleton on their military strength, 45, 46; on their rapid increase,

47; his anxiety to win their allegiance, 50; indifferent to

representative government, 55, 61; their petition to the king, 61;

disappointing conduct of, 78; address king expressing satisfaction with

Quebec Act, 78; unwilling to enlist against Americans, 87, 150; British

government relies fully on their loyalty, 92; some insult their leaders

and insist on being disbanded, 99; tired of American occupation, 150;

Carleton's summing up of their attitude, 161; delusion of British

government on the subject, 178; petition against any further change in

their laws, 246; object to a House of Assembly, 246; Dorchester's

consideration for, 260; attempt to enroll them for militia service

causes riot, 278; more or less affected by revolutionary principles,

278; their attitude serious, 289; report on their state of feeling by

Jules de Fer, 301. (George Brown Era) Durham and, 12; dissatisfied with terms of union,

15; Peel's distrust of, 16, 17; George Brown's relations with, 43,

48-49, 70, 71, 78-81, 101-102, 105, 123-127; restive about

Confederation, 166. (General Brock era) Prosperity of, under British rule, 35; their

loyalty recognized by Brock and President Dunn, 1807, 86, 87; distrusted

by Sir James Craig, 91, 404; Craig hesitates to issue arms to, 102, 103.

(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Characterized, 42, 220-222; Haldimand's experience of, 51, 52;

satisfied with change of sovereignty, 53, 79; corps of, formed, 55-57,

139; object to introduction of English civil law, 59, 60; favoured by

Quebec Act, 101; their aversion to military service, 111; costume of,

114, 115, 240; fear of communication with rebels, 119, 134, 136, 140,

174, 297; Estaing's proclamation to, 123; affected by alliance of

France with revolted colonies, 126, 127, 128, 140; prisoners in Albany

take up arms for Congress, 130; averse to taxation, 173; restricted as

to disposal of produce, 177; Haldimand's policy towards, 180; his use of

corvees disliked by, 182; gratified by news of British defeats, 189;

Baroness de Riedesel's description of, 219-220; their attitude towards

Loyalists, 264, 271; continued attempts to undermine their loyalty,

273-282, 283; addressed by Congress, 276; MacLean pleads for, 306;

Dorchester's policy with, 314-315. (Sir John A Macdonald era) Ignorance of national affairs,

347; Macdonald's influence with, 347-348. (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Their unfortunate

position, 131; two thousand desert the camp to protect their families,

152; placed on right of Montcalm's battle-line, 192; dislodge British

detachment from Borgia's house, 193, 195; in general defeat make brave

rally, 201-203; only those in vicinity of Quebec submit to the British,

237. (Bishop Laval era) Pere Charlevoix on, 117; Aubert on, 118; Mere de l'Incarnation

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Canadiens; Salone, La Colonisation de la Nouvelle France: Etude sur

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