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 Beer, Henry (l835-1886)
Born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Elected to the Assembly, 1870; a member of the ministry, 1872; Speaker of the Assembly, 1877; mayor of Charlottetown, 1885- 1886. Tiré de Burpee, Lawrence J.,  Encyclopedia of Canadian Hist...
Type : HAUT-CANADA Date: 19 jan 02 Pop : 1589 visites Taille: 2 Kb Image: Non
   
 Bethune, John (1751-1815)
Born in Scotland. Emigrated in his early years to South Carolina, and was chaplain of the loyal militia. Taken prisoner at the battle of Cross Creek, in 1776. Afterwards chaplain to 84th Regiment. In 1786 resided in Montrcal; minister of ...
Type : HAUT-CANADA Date: 19 jan 02 Pop : 1586 visites Taille: 6 Kb Image: Non
   
 Blanshard, Richard ( 1817 ?- 1894)
Appointed governor of Vancouver Island by Earl Grey; left England, 1849, and reached Victoria in March of the following year by way of Panama. The Hudson's Bay Company at that time controlled the situation. The governor, without salary o...
Type : HAUT-CANADA Date: 19 jan 02 Pop : 1584 visites Taille: 7 Kb Image: Non
   
 Family Compact: William Benjamin Robinson (b. 1797; d. 1873)
Brother of J. B. Robinson and P. Robinson, Postmaster of Newmarket, represented Simcoe in the Legislative Assembly in 1830-1840, and again in 1845-1857. Justice of the Peace, Colonel of Militia, Government Contractor....
Type : HAUT-CANADA Date: 20 mai 2000 Pop : 1584 visites Taille: 2 Kb Image: Non
   
 Family Compact: Jonas Jones (b. 1791; d. 1848)
brother of A. Jones and C. Jones, brover-in-law to H. Boulton. A lawyer at Brockville and represented Grenville in the House of Assembly, 1816-1828 and Leeds, 1836-1837. He was a commissioner overseeing the construction of the St. Lawrence ...
Type : HAUT-CANADA Date: 20 mai 2000 Pop : 1583 visites Taille: 3 Kb Image: Non
   
 Argus, Richard Bladworth (1831-1922)
Born at Bathgate, near Edinburgh. Came to Canada, 1857, and joined the staff of the Bank of Montreal. Rose steadily in the service of the bank. and in 1869 became general manager. In 1879, associated with George Stephen (Lord Mount Stephen)...
Type : HAUT-CANADA Date: 19 jan 02 Pop : 1580 visites Taille: 7 Kb Image: Non
   
 Le "Family Compact", une définition
Family Compact: popular name for a small clique of wealthy, powerful men who dominated Upper Canada from the late-18th to mid-19th cent. They controlled the government, monopolized political offices, and strongly influenced banking, land gr...
Type : HAUT-CANADA Date: 20 mai 2000 Pop : 1579 visites Taille: 3 Kb Image: Non
   
 Family Compact: Samuel Peters Jarvis (b. 1792; d. 1857)
Son-in-law to W. D. Powell. Called to the bar in 1815, was from 1814 to 1839 employed in the provincial secretary's office. Clerk of the Crown in Chancery. He was a director of the Bank of Upper Canada, 1825-1844 and 1846-1847. ...
Type : HAUT-CANADA Date: 20 mai 2000 Pop : 1577 visites Taille: 2 Kb Image: Non
   
 Billopp, Christopher (1737-1827)
Commanded a corps of Loyalists in the American Revolution, raised in the vicinity of New York. His extensive property was confiscated. Lord Howe met Franklin, Adams and Rutledge, a Committee of Congress, at Billopp House, in an attempt t...
Type : HAUT-CANADA Date: 19 jan 02 Pop : 1577 visites Taille: 5 Kb Image: Non
   
 Barkley, Charles William (1759-1832)
Served in the East India Company; sailed on a trading voyage for sea-otter skins to the North West Coast, 1787. Brought his bride with him, the first white woman on the North-West Coast. Discovered and named Juan de Fuca Strait the same yea...
Type : HAUT-CANADA Date: 19 jan 02 Pop : 1576 visites Taille: 6 Kb Image: Non

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