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Sir George Arthur and his administration of Upper Canada

W. N. Sage

Sir George Arthur and his administration of Upper Canada

by W. N. Sage

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Published by Jackson Press in Kingston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arthur, George, -- Sir, -- 1784-1854.,
  • Ontario -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Walter Sage.
    SeriesBulletin of the Departments of History and Political and Economic Science in Queen"s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada -- no. 28
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1058 A78
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. --
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19469698M

    While Lieutenant General Sir George Prevost, the governor-general of Canada and commander of British forces in North America, commenced a series of campaigns from the north, he ordered Vice Admiral Alexander Cochrane, the commander of the Royal Navy's ships on the North American Station, to make attacks against the American coast. This appointment of Robert M. Watson as Second Lieutenant in the Brockville Artillery Company is signed by Sir George Arthur, Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada. WOLFE, EDWARD, Wolfe was an army officer from Westerham, Kent, England. RARE BOOK DEPARTMENT. Original, , pp .

    Personal Journals from the War of For some of the participants in the War of the conflict was the defining moment of their lives, and they were well aware of it. Stan pursued his investigation with hopes of proving the object to be an Alien Starship from space (out there). It was not. Believe me, Stan, I wish it were the case. Stan has accomplished a remarkable job of investigation, research, analysis, and plain grit on this Kecksburg case. He deserves credits for his long, exhaustive efforts.

    John McDougall was born in in Sydenham, Upper Canada to George and Elizabeth McDougall. George McDougall was a Scottish Methodist missionary and, as a result, John grew up attending mission schools and learning to speak Ojibwa and Cree. He wrote several books about his life growing up in Alberta. The Scot in New France. Papers of Ralph Izard (), delegate to the Continental Congress, , and U.S. senator from South Carolina, , include a letter, , from Izard to Arthur Lee describing affairs in the colonies and Sir James Wright, governor of Georgia; a letter concerning payment of a debt of his son, George Izard; and a testimonial.


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Sir George Arthur, 1st Baronet, (born JPlymouth, Devon, Eng.—died Sept. 19,London), colonial administrator who was governor of Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania) from to His efforts to expand the island’s economy were remarkably successful.

After army duty in the Napoleonic Wars in Europe and Egypt (–14), Arthur served as lieutenant governor of British. Sir George Arthur (), soldier and colonial administrator, was born on 21 Juneat Plymouth, England, the fourth and youngest son of John Arthur of Duck's Lane and his wife Catherine, née Cornish.

Early in the eighteenth century the. In the two provinces were united under a governor-general, in the person of Lord Sydenham, at whose special request Sir George Arthur continued for a time to conduct the administration of Upper Canada as deputy governor, but upon his own express stipulation that he should receive no emolument or remuneration whatever for that duty.

When he died inat he had been visited at his historic home on Lake Erie by General Isaac Brock, Francis Gore, Mrs.

Anna Jameson, Sir Peregrine Maitland, Sir John Colborne, Chief Justice Sir John Beverley Robinson, his brother the Honourable Peter Robinson, Dr. William Dunlop, Bishops Stuart and Strachan, Sir George Arthur, the Known for: Founding the community of Port Talbot, Ontario.

As John Simcoe Macaulay’s name indicates, his father, a British army surgeon, enjoyed the patronage of Lieutenant Governor John Graves Simcoe* even before leaving England for Upper Canada inwhere he rose in the service to become a deputy inspector general of hospitals.

The family settled successively in the administrative centres of. Before his brief career of active service had come to an end, Gowan was directing criticism at the policies of Head, and of his successor, Sir George Arthur*.

The Orange lodges in the United Kingdom had been dissolved in under threats of anti-Orange legislation and Head had expressed the hope that the Canadian Orangemen would also dissolve.

The lieutenant-governors of Upper Canada and Ontario [microform] / by D.B. Read Hon. Oliver Mowat, to his constituents, at Embro and Plattsville, December, [microform]: no.

2, hi The Proton outrage, or, A clear exposition of the difficulties arising out of the South Grey election, D. Sir Edward Peacock, housemaster at Upper Canada College, and Edward Rogers Wood, a prominent financier and businessman, were likewise very close to the Canadian branch of the Milner group.

[33] Other members of the Secret Elite connected to Canada were, Sir George Parkin, Percy Corbett, Sir Joseph Flavelle and George P. de T. Glazebrook. [34]. Sir George Arthur (bd) served from The last lieutenant governor of Upper Canada, Arthur was described by one British official as well-intentioned but "with the narrowest mind I.

It also bears the signature of Sir Francis Gore, Lt. Governor - the Chief Administrator - of the Province of Upper Canada from toand to He played a big role in promoting self government in the province, by causing a local uproar when he closed down the Legislative Assembly because it refused to approve his ban on selling.

History of Canadian Indians With the gradual settlement of the Indians in the province of Upper Canada, the administration of Indian lands grew to be the most important question with which the government had to deal.

The land question had two main divisions-the unceded lands and the reserved lands. when Sir George Murray was. Samuel Pepys FRS (/ p iː p s / PEEPS; 23 February – 26 May ) was an administrator of the navy of England and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man.

Pepys had no maritime experience, but he rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, hard work Alma mater: Magdalene College, Cambridge.

The history of Canada covers the period from the arrival of Paleo-Indians thousands of years ago to the present day. Prior to European colonization, the lands encompassing present-day Canada were inhabited for millennia by Indigenous peoples, with distinct trade networks, spiritual beliefs, and styles of social of these older civilizations had long faded by the time of the.

Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, KB (3 September – 10 November ), known between and as Sir Guy Carleton, was an Anglo-Irish soldier and administrator. He twice served as Governor of the Province of Quebec, from toconcurrently serving as Governor General of British North America in that time, and again from to Born: 3 SeptemberStrabane, County Tyrone, Ireland.

John Norton was an aboriginal war chief during the war and fought in most of the major campaigns. His journal, written in the immediate postwar period, is one of the best memoirs of the conflict, from either side.

Talman, ed. Loyalist Narratives From Upper Canada. George IV (George Augustus Frederick; 12 August – 26 June ) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover from the death of his father, King George III, on 29 January until his own death ten years until his accession, he served as regent during his father's final mental : George III of the United Kingdom.

By George Anson Esq; Commander in Chief of a squadron of His Majesty's Ships, sent upon an expedition to the South-Seas. Compiled from papers and other materials of the Right Honourable George Lord Anson, and published under his direction, by Richard Walter, M.A.

Chaplain of His Majesty’s Ship the Centurion, in that expedition. By 32 George III, (Upper Canada) Chapter 8, Section 5, passed the 15th of October,the name of the District was changed, and thereafter it was called The Western District.

By 38 George III, Chapter 5, () assented to 1st of January,Essex and Kent, together with so much of the Province as is not included within any other district. Toronto in the Parliaments of Upper Canada, By The Hon.

Renwick Riddell, L.L.D., F.R.C.S. Read before the Society, December, 2. Some Account of a Military Settler in Canada in Matthew Sheffield Cassan. Given by his Granddaughter, Miss Bonnycastle Read January,by. PEEL, Sir ROBERT (–), second baronet, statesman, was born on 5 Feb.probably at Chamber Hall, near Bury in Lancashire.

He was the eldest son of Robert (afterwards Sir Robert) Peel (–) [q. v.] His mother, Ellen Yates, was eldest daughter of William Yates, a partner in the firm of Haworth, Peel, & Yates, cotton manufacturers of Bury.

Arthur Currie () Called "Canada's greatest soldier," Sir Arthur was a World War I () general who, inbecame the first Canadian to command a regiment of the British Empire's armed forces. He is considered an important architect of several allied victories on the war's western front.London and the Thames were named in by John Graves Simcoe, who proposed the site for the capital city of Upper first European settlement was between and by Peter Hagerman.

The village was founded in and incorporated in Since then, London has grown to be the largest southwestern Ontario municipality and Canada's 11th largest metropolitan area, having Named for: London, United Kingdom.William Lyon Mackenzie King OM CMG PC (Decem – J ), commonly known as Mackenzie King, was the dominant Canadian political leader from the s through the served as the tenth prime minister of Canada in –, – and – He is best known for his leadership of Canada throughout the Second World War (–) when he Monarch: George V, Edward VIII, George VI.