- Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan
Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, (probably
27 February 1797– 29 May, 1880) was a doctor and journalist.
Mallow, County Cork, Ireland, he studied medicine in Parisand immigrated to Lower Canadain 1823 where he became involved in the political reform movement of the Parti patriote. He began practicing medicine in Montrealas of 1827.
On the death of
Daniel Tracey, owner of the " Montreal Vindicator" newspaper, in 1832 O'Callaghan became the editor and brought in Thomas Storrow Brownto work on the paper. They proved to be an irreducible adversary of Lord Gosfordand the status quo. In 1834, O'Callaghan was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canadafor Yamaska.
In 1837, during the
Lower Canada Rebellion, a mandate of arrest was issued against him, and he sought refuge at Saint-Denis, then crossed the United Statesborder with his friend, Louis-Joseph Papineau. Later, O'Callaghan became secretary-archivist of the State of New York, and died there in 1880.
* "A Biographical Sketch of the Hon. Louis Joseph Papineau, Speaker of the House of Assembly of Lower Canada", published in the "Sentinel" of Saratoga Springs, New York, 1838 ( [http://english.republiquelibre.org/A_Biographical_Sketch_of_the_Hon._Louis_Joseph_Papineau%2C_Speaker_of_the_House_of_Assembly_of_Lower_Canada online] )
* "History of New Netherlands ; or, New York under the Dutch", 2 volumes, New York, 1846–1848
* "Jesuit relations of discoveries and other occurrences in Canada and the northern and western states of the union, 1632–1672", New York, 1847
* "Laws and ordinances of New Netherlands, 1638–1674 ; compiled and translated from the original Dutch records in the office of the secretary of state", Albany, N.Y., 1868
* "A list of editions of the Holy Scriptures, and parts thereof, printed in America previous to 1860", Albany, 1861
* "The register of New Netherland ; 1626 to 1674", Albany, 1865
* Jacques Monet. " [http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=5193 O’Callaghan, Edmund Bailey] ", in [http://www.biographi.ca "Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online"] ,
University of Torontoand Université Laval, 2000
* John T. Driscoll. [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/11194a.htm "Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan"] , in [http://www.newadvent.org/ "New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia"] , 1911
* Maureen Slattery. " [http://www.umanitoba.ca/colleges/st_pauls/ccha/Back%20Issues/CCHA1997/Slattery.pdf Irish Radicalism and the Roman Catholic Church in Quebec and Ireland, 1833-1834: O'Callaghan and O'Connell Compared] ", in Canadian Catholic Historical Association, "Historical Studies", 63 (1997), pp. 29-58
* Maureen Slattery Durley. " [http://www.umanitoba.ca/colleges/st_pauls/ccha/Back%20Issues/CCHA1980/Durley.html Dr. Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, His Early Years in Medicine, Montreal, 1823-1828] ", in Canadian Catholic Historical Association, "Study Sessions", 47 (1980), pp. 23-40
* Jack Verney. "O'Callaghan. The Making and Unmaking of a Rebel", Montréal: McGill-Queen's Press, 1994, 350 pages ISBN 0886292336 ( [http://books.google.ca/books?id=FLvXg4O3isUC&hl=fr online excerpt] )
* Edward W. Nash. "Catalogue of the Library of the Late E. B. O'Callaghan, M. D., LL. D., Historian of New York", New York: Douglas Taylor Printer, 1882 ( [http://books.google.ca/books?id=dVYQo_OKRlYC&hl=fr on line] )
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