The Fathers of Confederation A Chronicle of the Birth of the Dominion
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The Fathers of Confederation A Chronicle of the Birth of the Dominion

By A. H. U. (Arthur Hugh Urquhart) Colquhoun
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  • The Fathers of Confederation. After a painting by Robert Harris.
  • THE FATHERS OF CONFEDERATION
    • A Chronicle of the Birth of the Dominion
      • by
    • by
    • A. H. U. COLQUHOUN
      • TORONTO GLASGOW, BROOK & COMPANY 1916
      • TO COLONEL GEORGE T. DENISON WHOSE LIFE-WORK IS PROOF THAT LOYALTY TO THE EMPIRE IS FIDELITY TO CANADA
    • TORONTO GLASGOW, BROOK & COMPANY 1916
    • TO COLONEL GEORGE T. DENISON WHOSE LIFE-WORK IS PROOF THAT LOYALTY TO THE EMPIRE IS FIDELITY TO CANADA
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
      • CHAPTER I
        • THE DAWN OF THE MOVEMENT
        • William Smith. From a portrait in the Parliament Buildings, Ottawa
      • THE DAWN OF THE MOVEMENT
      • William Smith. From a portrait in the Parliament Buildings, Ottawa
      • CHAPTER II
        • OBSTACLES TO UNION
        • Sir Alexander T. Galt. From a photograph by Topley.
      • OBSTACLES TO UNION
      • Sir Alexander T. Galt. From a photograph by Topley.
      • CHAPTER III
        • THE EVE OF CONFEDERATION
      • THE EVE OF CONFEDERATION
      • CHAPTER IV
        • THE HOUR AND THE MEN
        • George Brown. From a photograph in the possession of Mrs Freeland Barbour, Edinburgh.
        • Sir George Cartier. From a painting in the Château de Ramezay.
      • THE HOUR AND THE MEN
      • George Brown. From a photograph in the possession of Mrs Freeland Barbour, Edinburgh.
      • Sir George Cartier. From a painting in the Château de Ramezay.
      • CHAPTER V
        • THE CHARLOTTETOWN CONFERENCE
      • THE CHARLOTTETOWN CONFERENCE
      • CHAPTER VI
        • THE QUEBEC CONFERENCE
      • THE QUEBEC CONFERENCE
      • CHAPTER VII
        • THE RESULTS OF THE CONFERENCE
        • Sir John A. Macdonald. From the painting by A. Dickson Patterson.
      • THE RESULTS OF THE CONFERENCE
      • Sir John A. Macdonald. From the painting by A. Dickson Patterson.
      • CHAPTER VIII
        • THE DEBATES OF 1865
      • THE DEBATES OF 1865
      • CHAPTER IX
        • ROCKS IN THE CHANNEL
      • ROCKS IN THE CHANNEL
      • CHAPTER X
        • 'THE BATTLE OF UNION'
        • Sir Charles Tupper, Bart. From a photograph by Elliott and Fry, London.
      • 'THE BATTLE OF UNION'
      • Sir Charles Tupper, Bart. From a photograph by Elliott and Fry, London.
      • CHAPTER XI
        • THE FRAMING OF THE BILL
      • THE FRAMING OF THE BILL
      • CHAPTER XII
        • THE FIRST DOMINION MINISTRY
      • THE FIRST DOMINION MINISTRY
      • CHAPTER XIII
        • FROM SEA TO SEA
        • Alexandre Antonin Taché. From a photograph lent by Rev. L. Messier, St. Boniface.
      • FROM SEA TO SEA
      • Alexandre Antonin Taché. From a photograph lent by Rev. L. Messier, St. Boniface.
      • CHAPTER XIV
        • THE WORK OF THE FATHERS
        • An election campaign—George Brown addressing an audience of farmers. From a colour drawing by C. W. Jefferys
      • THE WORK OF THE FATHERS
      • An election campaign—George Brown addressing an audience of farmers. From a colour drawing by C. W. Jefferys
      • BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE
      • INDEX
    • CHAPTER I
      • THE DAWN OF THE MOVEMENT
      • William Smith. From a portrait in the Parliament Buildings, Ottawa
    • THE DAWN OF THE MOVEMENT
    • William Smith. From a portrait in the Parliament Buildings, Ottawa
    • CHAPTER II
      • OBSTACLES TO UNION
      • Sir Alexander T. Galt. From a photograph by Topley.
    • OBSTACLES TO UNION
    • Sir Alexander T. Galt. From a photograph by Topley.
    • CHAPTER III
      • THE EVE OF CONFEDERATION
    • THE EVE OF CONFEDERATION
    • CHAPTER IV
      • THE HOUR AND THE MEN
      • George Brown. From a photograph in the possession of Mrs Freeland Barbour, Edinburgh.
      • Sir George Cartier. From a painting in the Château de Ramezay.
    • THE HOUR AND THE MEN
    • George Brown. From a photograph in the possession of Mrs Freeland Barbour, Edinburgh.
    • Sir George Cartier. From a painting in the Château de Ramezay.
    • CHAPTER V
      • THE CHARLOTTETOWN CONFERENCE
    • THE CHARLOTTETOWN CONFERENCE
    • CHAPTER VI
      • THE QUEBEC CONFERENCE
    • THE QUEBEC CONFERENCE
    • CHAPTER VII
      • THE RESULTS OF THE CONFERENCE
      • Sir John A. Macdonald. From the painting by A. Dickson Patterson.
    • THE RESULTS OF THE CONFERENCE
    • Sir John A. Macdonald. From the painting by A. Dickson Patterson.
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • THE DEBATES OF 1865
    • THE DEBATES OF 1865
    • CHAPTER IX
      • ROCKS IN THE CHANNEL
    • ROCKS IN THE CHANNEL
    • CHAPTER X
      • 'THE BATTLE OF UNION'
      • Sir Charles Tupper, Bart. From a photograph by Elliott and Fry, London.
    • 'THE BATTLE OF UNION'
    • Sir Charles Tupper, Bart. From a photograph by Elliott and Fry, London.
    • CHAPTER XI
      • THE FRAMING OF THE BILL
    • THE FRAMING OF THE BILL
    • CHAPTER XII
      • THE FIRST DOMINION MINISTRY
    • THE FIRST DOMINION MINISTRY
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • FROM SEA TO SEA
      • Alexandre Antonin Taché. From a photograph lent by Rev. L. Messier, St. Boniface.
    • FROM SEA TO SEA
    • Alexandre Antonin Taché. From a photograph lent by Rev. L. Messier, St. Boniface.
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • THE WORK OF THE FATHERS
      • An election campaign—George Brown addressing an audience of farmers. From a colour drawing by C. W. Jefferys
    • THE WORK OF THE FATHERS
    • An election campaign—George Brown addressing an audience of farmers. From a colour drawing by C. W. Jefferys
    • BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE
    • INDEX
    • THE CHRONICLES OF CANADA
      • THIRTY-TWO VOLUMES ILLUSTRATED
        • Edited by GEORGE M. WRONG and H. H. LANGTON
      • Edited by GEORGE M. WRONG and H. H. LANGTON
    • THIRTY-TWO VOLUMES ILLUSTRATED
      • Edited by GEORGE M. WRONG and H. H. LANGTON
    • Edited by GEORGE M. WRONG and H. H. LANGTON
    • THE CHRONICLES OF CANADA
      • PART I THE FIRST EUROPEAN VISITORS
      • PART II THE RISE OF NEW FRANCE
      • PART III THE ENGLISH INVASION
      • PART IV THE BEGINNINGS OF BRITISH CANADA
      • PART V THE RED MAN IN CANADA
      • PART VI PIONEERS OF THE NORTH AND WEST
      • PART VII THE STRUGGLE FOR POLITICAL FREEDOM
      • PART VIII THE GROWTH OF NATIONALITY
      • PART IX NATIONAL HIGHWAYS
    • PART I THE FIRST EUROPEAN VISITORS
    • PART II THE RISE OF NEW FRANCE
    • PART III THE ENGLISH INVASION
    • PART IV THE BEGINNINGS OF BRITISH CANADA
    • PART V THE RED MAN IN CANADA
    • PART VI PIONEERS OF THE NORTH AND WEST
    • PART VII THE STRUGGLE FOR POLITICAL FREEDOM
    • PART VIII THE GROWTH OF NATIONALITY
    • PART IX NATIONAL HIGHWAYS
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