Speeches of the Hon. Alexander Mackenzie during his recent visit to Scotland

with his principal speeches in Canada since the session of 1875 : accompanied by portrait and sketch of his life and public services.

Publisher: J. Campbell in Toronto

Written in English
Published: Pages: 117 Downloads: 33
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  • Mackenzie, Alexander, -- 1822-1892,
  • Canada -- Politics and government

Edition Notes

Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library of the Public Archives of Canada. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1981.

SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 09441
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination3 microfiches (117 fr.)
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18930896M
ISBN 100665094418

His widow, Agnes Fraser, married thirdly (marriage contract dated Kingillie, 12th of January, ), as his second wife, the Hon. Simon Mackenzie of Lochslinn with issue - Kenneth Mor Mackenzie, I. of Dundonnel, and two daughters - Isobel and Elizabeth, married respectively to Murdoch Mackenzie, VI. of Fairburn, and the Rev. Roderick Mackenzie. The National Library of Scotland has a growing collection of digital resources of great interest to family historians. We've blogged before about their amazing map collection, which we use all the time for our own and client NLS also has a superb collection of historic directories available, which we will write about in a future post. John Mackenzie of Lochend was Guardian or Tutor to his nephew, Sir Alexander Mackenzie, IX. and second Baronet of Gairloch, in He was succeeded by his eldest son, II. ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, who married, first, Anne, second daughter of Colin Mackenzie, I. of Mountgerald, with issue - 1. Lewis, who died before his father, unmarried. 2. Canada's second prime minister, Alexander Mackenzie, was a nation builder of a literal sort. When he became Canada's first Liberal prime minister in , he brought with him both his stonemason's skill and his democratic Size: KB.

Alexander McKenzie was born on month day , at birth place, to Alexander McKenzie and Charlotte M. McKenzie (born Keetch). Alexander was born on June 2 , in Tain Highland, Scotland.. Charlotte was born on October 9 , in Holstein, Egremont Twp., - Sir Alexander Mackenzie () Alexander Mackenzie was born in Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides, in His family emigrated to North America when he was Mackenzie worked for the North West Company as a fur trapper and trader and became convinced that there had to be a river route to the Pacific and set out to find it. On his first trip in he followed a river . Description of the western isles of Scotland, called Hybrides. To which is added, i. An account of Hirta and Rona, by sir G. McKenzie, ii. A description of Saint Kilda, by A. Buchan, iii. A voyage to Saint Kilda, by M. Martin3/5(1). As a young man, Alexander Mackenzie worked one winter on Wolfe Island near Kingston, Ontario, cutting stone. Each Saturday night, he crossed the ice to visit his future wife, Helen, in Kingston. He nearly drowned one night when he fell through the ice, but continued his weekly visits, carrying a pole with him to help him extract himself should.

Name: King Alexander II of Scotland Father: William the Lion Mother: Ermengarde de Beaumont House of: Canmore Born: Aug at Haddington, East Lothian Ascended to the throne: December 2, aged 16 years Crowned: December 6, at Scone Abbey, Perthshire Married:(1) Joan, daughter of King John of England, June, Married:(2) Mary de Coucy, . Name: King Alexander I of Scotland Father: Malcolm III, King of Scotland Mother: Margaret, daughter of Edward the Aetheling son of Edmund II of England Relation to Elizabeth II: 25th great-granduncle House of: Canmore Born: c. /78 Ascended to the throne: January 8, Married: Sybilla, illegitimate daughter of Henry I of England, c. Children: none Died: April, . Sir Thomas Mackenzie, (born Ma , Edinburgh—died Feb. 14, , Dunedin, N.Z.), Scottish-born explorer, businessman, and politician who was for a short time prime minister of New Zealand () and who later served as High Commissioner in London during World War I.. Mackenzie’s family had immigrated to New Zealand (), where, as a young man, he . Alexander Mackenzie The first learder of the liberal Sad news He was the first prime minister to come from the liberal party and won the election on the November 7, His life Ap (aged 70) Toronto, Ontario he die becuse of a from a stroke that resulted from hitting.

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Toronto: J. Campbell, Sir Alexander Mackenzie (or MacKenzie, Scottish Gaelic: Alasdair MacCoinnich; – 12 March ) was a Scottish explorer known for accomplishing the first east to west crossing of America north of Mexico inwhich preceded the more famous Lewis and Clark Expedition by 12 years.

The Mackenzie River is named after him, the longest river system in Canada and the Born:Stornoway, Lewis, Scotland. As transcribed within Speeches of the Hon. Alexander Mackenzie during his recent visit to Scotland with his principal speeches in Canada since the session of accompanied by portrait and sketch of his life and public services.

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Sir Alexander Mackenzie, (born /64, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scot.—died March 11/12,near Dunkeld, Scot.), Scottish fur trader and explorer who traced the course of the 1,mile Mackenzie River in Canada.

Immigrating to North America, he entered () a Montreal trading firm, which amalgamated with the North West Company, a rival of the Hudson’s Bay. Alexander Mackenzie lived from 28 January to 17 April He became the second Prime minister of Canada, serving from November to October The wider picture in Scotland at the time is set out in our Historical Timeline.

Alexander Mackenzie was born at Logierait, 20 miles north of. The Hon, Alexander Mackenzie: His Life and Times (Classic Reprint) [William Buckingham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Hon, Alexander Mackenzie: His Life and Times was written by William Buckingham in This is a page book.

Alexander Mackenzie, PC (Janu – Ap ) was a Scottish-Canadian politician who served as the second prime minister of Canada, in office from to Mackenzie was born in Logierait, Perthshire, left school at the age of 13, following his father's death to help his widowed mother, and trained as a stonemason.

Political party: Liberal. Alexander Mackenzie’s most popular book is The History of the Highland Clearances. and Pictorial, with Plan of Inverness and Tourist of Scotland; Very Much Extended and Improved for Season by.

Alexander Mackenzie. avg rating — 0 ratings — 2 editions. The Life and Speeches of Hon. George Brown by. Alexander MacKenzie was born in on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. Both his parents came from prominent mercantile families and they enjoyed a comfortable life, but tragedy marked Alexander’s childhood when his mother died before his tenth birthday.

LOCATION: Sir Alexander Mackenzie Provincial Park, near Elcho Harbour on Dean Channel, at the westernmost point of Alexander Mackenzie's cross-continental journey, approximately 65 km west of Bella Coola. It's hard not to suggest the most signficant literary site in B.C.

is the rock, near the water's edge, at the mouth of the Bella Coola River, on which Mackenzie used a. A Book for Bairns and Big Folk by Robert Ford () Home and Farm Food Preservation By William V.

Cruess () Wonder Tales from Scottish Myth and Legend By Donald A MacKenzie; Social Life in Scotland From Early to Recent Times by Rev. Charles Rogers D.D., LL.D., FSA Scot in 3 volumes ().

First Man West: Alexander Mackenzie's Journal of His Voyage to the Pacific Coast of Canada in Alexander Mackenzie Greenwood Press, - Biography & Autobiography - pages.

Mackenzie, Alexander, Sir, First man West: Alexander Mackenzie's journal of his voyage to the Pacific coast of Canada inWestport, Conn.: Greenwood Press,A narrative or journal of voyages and travels through the north-west continent of America in the years &Fairfield, Wash.: Ye Galleon Press, - Mackenzie "Son of Kenneth" in its Gaelic form of 'Coinneach' (meaning fair or comely).

The Mackenzies are said to descend from Gillean of the Aird, the 12th century ancestors of the Earl of Ross and by the end of the 13th century they were settled at Eilean Donan, now one of the most photographed castles in Scotland.

King Alexander III gave the castle to Colin Fitzgerald, son of. History of the Mackenzies By Alexander Mackenzie. HISTORY OF THE MACKENZIES WITH GENEALOGIES OF THE PRINCIPAL FAMILIES OF THE NAME.

NEW, REVISED, AND EXTENDED EDITION. BY ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, M.J.I., AUTHOR OF "THE HISTORY OF THE MACDONALDS AND LORDS OF from Ireland to Scotland inand be able to. MACKENZIE, Sir ALEXANDER, fur trader, explorer, and author; b.  at Stornoway, on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland, third of four children of Kenneth Mackenzie, of Melbost farm (two miles east of Stornoway), and Isabella Maciver, whose family was prominent in the town; m.  Geddes Mackenzie, and they had three children.

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Alexander Mackenzie was knighted for his work in and he served in the Legislature of Lower Canada from to InMackenzie married and returned to Scotland.

He died in and is buried at Avoch on the Black Isle. Some Great Scottish Speeches were the result of years of contemplation. Some flourished in heat of the moment.

Whatever the background of the ideas expressed, the speeches not only provide a snapshot of their time, but express views that still resonate in Scotland today, whether you agree with the sentiments or not. Encompassing speeches made [ ]. Alexander Mackenzie was a self-educated stonemason who rose from humble beginnings in Scotland to become Canada’s second Prime Minister.

He fought passionately for equality and parliamentary. Mackenzie, Alexander, –92, Canadian political leader, b. Scotland. Emigrating () to Canada, he worked first as a stonemason in Kingston, Ont., and then as a builder and.

Alexander Mackenzie was the second Prime Minister and the first Liberal Prime Minister of Canada. (Not to be confused with the Canadian explorer, Sir Alexander Mackenzie ) He was born in Scotland, the third of ten children. His family was not financially stable, so they moved frequently.

His wife was Marjory, the illegitimate daughter of Alexander II, King of Scots. In he was appointed one of the guardians of King Alexander III of Scotland during the king’s minoritySources: The book, 'Scotland's Story' The book, 'Scotland, A Concise History' (plus many more)Children: Alexander III of Scotland.

Author of Voyages from Montreal, on the river St. Laurence, through the continent of North America, to the frozen and Pacific oceans, in the years andVoyages d'Alexandre Mackenzie, dans l'intérieur de l'Amérique septentrionale, faits enetFirst man West, Voyages from Montreal, Voyages from Montreal on the River St.

Laurence. Alexander Mackenzie. Scottish Explorer. Alexander Mackenzie was a trader who explored northwestern Canada in an effort to open up new territories to the fur his explorations he traced the 1,mile (1,km) course of the river now named after him from the Great Slave Lake to the Arctic Ocean, near what is now the northern border between Canada.

I agree with the argument made, among others, by Neil Ascherson in his book Stone Voices: that countries and their many landscapes are like palimpsests, those medieval vellum documents where the written surface is erased and overwritten with new words, leaving faint traces of the past visible under the most recent additions.