Category: Newspapers

“Mr. Gamble, A Child of the Sun!” The Globe (4 August 1849)

Document Information Date: 1849-08-04 By: The Globe Citation: “Mr. Gamble, A Child of the Sun!” The Globe (4 August 1849). Other formats: MR. GAMBLE, A CHILD OF THE SUN! Can any one explain to us the meaning of the following consecutive passages in Mr. Gamble’s speech? What is he—a Responsible Government man—an Elective Governorman—an independent Republican—an Annexationist—or all four? We trust the Tory electors of the First Riding of York will be able to make out the mystery among them. Mr. Gamble said— “          “          When he listened, as he… Read more “Mr. Gamble, A Child of the Sun!” The Globe (4 August 1849)

The British American League Convention (27-28 July 1849)

Document Information Date: 1849-07-27 – 1849-07-28 By: British American League, The Globe Citation: “The League Convention,”The Globe (31 July 1849). Other formats: The League Convention. No, II. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] KINGSTON, July 27, 1849.   I told you in my last of the troubles in the Convention yesterday. Since then I have ascertained farther particulars, though the more minute circumstances are carefully concealed. It appears that the point on which the dissensions arose, was the question of an Elective Legislative Council, which was proposed by Mr. Wilson, of Quebec. The… Read more The British American League Convention (27-28 July 1849)

Debates of the British American League Convention (27-30 July 1849)

Document Information Date: 1849-07-27 – 1849-07-30 By: British American League, The Globe Citation: “Debates in the League Convention,”The Globe (2 August 1849). Other formats: Debates in the League Convention Friday, July 27 […] EVENING SESSION. ORGANIZATION. Mr. GOWAN submitted a resolution in favour of the formation of a central Association, with local branches. Mr. VANKOUGHNETT (Toronto) seconded the motion. He thought that all history and experience teaches that “union is strength.” And that there must be organization in order to effect any great object or purpose. [Cheers.] Only look to… Read more Debates of the British American League Convention (27-30 July 1849)

Letter from Thomas Wilson to the British American League Members (12 July 1849)

Document Information Date: 1849-07-12 By: Thomas Wilson, The Globe Citation: “Elective Governors and Elective Councillors” The Globe (24 July 1849). Other formats: ELECTIVE GOVERNORS AND ELECTIVE COUNCILLORS. The father of the League in Lower Canada is Thomas Wilson—once known as [illegible] one of the branches of the Commer[illegible] Mr. Wilson has spent the whole [illegible]able time for many weeks back, [illegible] the country, animating the Tory [illegible] forming branches of the League of [illegible] holding similar sentiments with him [illegible] Wilson has been sent as a delegate [illegible] Kingston Convention… Read more Letter from Thomas Wilson to the British American League Members (12 July 1849)

“THE TORY REBELS—THE LEAGUE,” The Globe (20 June 1849)

Document Information Date: 1849-06-20 By: The Globe Citation: “The Tory Rebels—The League,”The Globe (20 June 1849). Other formats: THE TORY REBELS—THE LEAGUE. We have hitherto paid little heed to the violence with which the opposition Press of Canada has teemed for many weeks past; we regarded it as but a natural ebullition from men, long accustomed to view power and place as their peculiar right, on finding themselves driven by the force of liberal Institutions, for once carried out with integrity, into their true position in the body politic; and… Read more “THE TORY REBELS—THE LEAGUE,” The Globe (20 June 1849)

“Correspondence of the Globe,” [re Elective Legislative Council] (18 April 1849)

Document Information Date: 1849-04-18 By: The Globe Citation: “Correspondence of the Globe,”The Globe (18 April 1849). Other formats: MONTREAL Saturday Morning, 14th. The House was engaged on Tarsday [sic] evening in parish business of no particular intest [sic]. A great many private bills went through [illegible] second reading. The Legislative Council [illegible] engaged on the same day in the discussion of a series of resolutions of the Hon. Thomas McKay, in favour of [illegible]ing the Legislative Council elective. Mr. McKay’s [illegible] argument for the change was, that a number of… Read more “Correspondence of the Globe,” [re Elective Legislative Council] (18 April 1849)

Province of Canada, Legislative Council, Hon. Mr. McKay’s Resolutions (12 April 1849)

Document Information Date: 1849-04-12 By: Province of Canada (Parliament), The Globe Citation: “Legislative Council,”The Globe (21 April 1849). Other formats: LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY—April 12. The House met at three o’clock. HON. Mr. M’KAY’S RESOLUTIONS. On the order of the. Day being read for the consideration by the house of the resolutions submitted by the hon. Mr. M’Kay, relating to the constitution of the house in reference to the gentlemen who have been lately called to seats in that branch of the Legislature— Hon. Mr. M’KAY said, in the remarks he… Read more Province of Canada, Legislative Council, Hon. Mr. McKay’s Resolutions (12 April 1849)

Province of Canada, Legislative Council (12 April 1849)

Document Information Date: 1849-04-12 By: Province of Canada (Parliament), The Globe Citation: “Legislative Council,”The Globe (14 April 1849). Other formats: LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. April 12. The House met at 3 p,m. A tedious conversation ensued on certain resolutions’ submitted by the Hon. Mr. McKay, in reference to the condition of the House by the addition of several gentlemen to that branch of the Legislature. The hon. Member moved that in the opinion of that Honourable House—the Constitution of the Council was defective. Hon. Mr. MCGILL was not prepared to vote, that… Read more Province of Canada, Legislative Council (12 April 1849)