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Liberals, leading French, oppose secularization of clergy reserves, 23 ;

Lower Canadian, dissent from Mr. Brown's proposal, 86.
Lindsey's Life of William L. Mackenzie quoted, 1.

Macdonald, Sir John A., attacks Mr. Brown, 55 ; extraordinary course, 55 ;

blamed by committee, 56 ; failure of attack, 57; on committee to pro-
pose constitutional changes, 85; opposes report, 86 ; changes his mind,
56; government defeated, 86; visits England, 96 ; correspondence
with Mr. Brown in regard to premiership of coalition government,
after death of Sir E. P. Taché, 99-101 ; virtual ruler of cabinet, 103 ;
no warm friend of confederation, 103; censured for appropriating

other men's laurels, 107; for failing to retract false charges, 150.
Macdonald, Mr. John Sandfield, sent tor by Governor-General, 80 ; his

double-majority scheme, 80 ; opposed by Mr. Brown, 80; reconstructs,
80; resigns, 85; on committee to propose constitutional changes, 85;

opposes report, 86 ; his “patent combination" defeated, 128.
Maiden speech, Mr. Brown's, 45-50.
Mackenzie, Mr. George, Mr. Brown's grandfather, 9.
Mackenzie, William Lyon, opposes Mr. Brown, 25.
Mackenzie, Mr. Alexander, his motion respecting coalition, 93; chosen

leader, 118; policy of his administration, 136.
McDougall, Mr. William, elected for North Oxford, 59; member of com.

mittee on constitutional changes, 85; enters coalition government, 95 ;

censured, 107.
McKellar, Mr., on committee or constitutional changes, 85.
McNab, Sir Allan, his response to Mr. Brown, 48; as premier, 52, 53.
Meeting of Upper Canada opposition to consider coalition, 92.
Members of Mr. Brown's cabinet in 1858, 65.
Memorandum : of Mr. Brown to Sir E. Head, 62 ; of Sir E. Head, 62-64 ;

confidential, 90 ; of interview between Mr. Brown and Mr. Macdonald
after death of Mr. Taché, 97; on commercial relations with United

States, 137.
Merritt, Mr., 29.
Metcalfe, Sir Charles, his course unconstitutional, 3 ; autocrat in spirit, 4;

adhered to by faction, 4; defends himself, 6 ; defended by writers, 12.
Ministry, reform, formed, 16 ; censured, 48 ; defeated, 59 ; Mr. J. S. Mac-

donald's resigns, 81 ; the result, 85; Sir E. P. Taché's formed, 85;

defeated, 86; coalition formed, 94.
Mistakes of popular leaders, 1.
Morris, Mr., aids Mr. Brown, 86.
Morrison, Mr. Justice, 130, 133, 134.
Motions, Mr. Brown's, 55; Mr. Cayley's, 56; Mr. Wilson's, 56; Mr. Felton's,

57; on seat of government, 59.
Mowat, Mr., enters Mr. J. S. Macdonald's cabinet, 80; member of com-

mittee on constitutional changes, 85 ; enters coalition, 95.

Names of committee on constitutional changes, 85.
National feeling cultivated by Mr. Brown, 153.
Need of constitutional changes, 70, 71.
Negotiations for coalition, 90, 91, 92.
Nelson, Mr. Thomas, 79.
Northcote, Sir Stafford, on Washington commission, 136.
North-West Territory annexed, 101 ; Mr. Brown's advocacy of the scheme,

102.

Oligarchies, political and ecclesiastical, 139.
Opinions, Mr. Brown's, on trade restrictions and monopolies, 139.
Orange opposition to Mr. Brown, 34.

Pacific Railway scandal, 129.
Parties, state of, 3.
“Patent combination,” J. S. Macdonald's, 128.
Political affairs, state of, 1.
Powell, Mr., attack on Mr. Brown, 74.
Presbyterians, conflict in Scotland extended to Canada, 4; some accept

clergy reserves, 5.
Price, Mr., 29; his resolution on clergy reserve question, 52.
Prince, Col., prosecutes Mr. Brown for libel, 16 ; letter to Mr. Brown, 13.
Protection craze, 138.

Quebec county, appeal to, 46.
Quotations-(see Extracts.")
Questions settled by confederation, 109.

Rebellion, bill concerning, 18.
Reciprocity treaty terminated, 83.
Rectories, endowment of, 30 ; conflicting opinions by law officers, 31.
Religious equality accomplished, 108.
Report of committee on constitutional changes, 85.
Representation, parliamentary, increased, 52.
Resolutions, of convention of 1859, 72; concerning testimonial, 79; con-

cerning coalition, 93.
Riots in Toronto, 19; in Montreal, 19; cause of, 19; in Quebec, 34.
Rolph, Dr., attacked by Mr. Brown, 44; his pedantic sneer, 45; fully com-

mitted to reform measures, 47.
Ross, Mr. Robert, joins ministry, 52.
Russell, Lord John, his instructions to Mr. Poulett Thomson, 2.
Ryerson, Dr., defends Sir Charles Metcalfe, 12; attacks Mr. Brown, 110;

writes on politics, 110.

Sabbath observance, Mr. Brown on, 153.
Salary of Governor-General, 50.
Scoble, Mr., member of committee on constitutional changes, 85; opposes

report, 86.
Separate school question, 33, 122.
Simpson, Senator, libel suit, 130; affidavit, 131.
Sorrow universal at Mr. Brown's death, 146.
Speeches quoted, Mr. Brown, 39; do., 45-50; do., 74-75; do., 113; do.,

114-116 ; do., 121 ; do., 133.
South Ontario contested, 117.
Sullivan, Mr., 2, 29.
Sydenham, Lord, his administration a failure, 2; death, 3.

Taché, Hon. Sir E. P., his challenge to Mr. Brown, 33; in wrong place, 39 ;

forms ministry, 85; his ministry defeated, 86; death, 97.
Temperance, Mr. Brown on, 153.
Testimonial to Mr. Brown, 79.
Thibaudeau, Mr., enters ministry, 80.
Thomson, A., 141.
Thornton, Sir Edward, joint commissioner with Mr. Brown, 136.
Turcotte, Mr., member of committee on constitutional changes, 85.
Treaty, Washington, humiliating, 136 ; drait, by Messrs. Brown, Thornton

and Fish, 137.

Union of the two Canadas, 1.

United States, system of government compared, 44; government of ap-

prove draft of treaty, 137.
Upper Canada, population in 1814, 8.

Vankoughnet, Mr., 57.

Weakness of reform leaders, 80.
Wilkes, Mr., 39.
Wilson, Mr. Justice, assails Mr. Brown, 130; his course criticised, 130 ;

severely handled by Globe, 131.

ERRATA.

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