John Neilson


John Neilson

John Neilson (July 17 1776 – February 1 1848) was a Scots-Quebecer editor of the newspaper "La Gazette de Québec/The Quebec Gazette" and a politician. [Chassé, Sonia, Girard-Wallot, Rita, and Wallot, Jean-Pierre. " [http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=3578 Neilson, John] ", in "Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online", University of Toronto and Université Laval, 2000, retrieved July 9, 2008]

Biography

in 1848.

His daughter Mary married notary Thomas Lee.

Works

* "Aux electeurs du comté de Quebec/To the Electors of the County of Quebec", 1820
* "Letter from L.J. Papineau and J. Neilson, Esqs., Addressed to His Majesty's Under Secretary of State on the Subject of the Proposed Union of the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada.", 1823 ( [http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Letter_from_L._J._Papineau_and_J._Neilson,_Esqs.,_Addressed_to_His_Majesty%27s_Under_Secretary_of_State_on_the_Subject_of_the_Proposed_Union_of_the_Provinces_of_Upper_and_Lower_Canada online] )
* "Report of the Special Committee of the House of Assembly of Lower-Canada, on the Petitions Against the Road Laws and the Office of Grand-Voyer", 1830
* "Rapport du Comité spécial de la Chambre d'assemblée sur le Département du bureau de la poste dans la province du Bas-Canada", 1831
* "Report of the Commissioners Appointed under the Lower Canada Act, 4th William IV. cap. 10, to Visit the United States' Penitentiaries", 1835
* "First report. The Select Committee Appointed to Investigate and Report on the Outrages Alleged to Have Been Committed at the General Election in the Counties of Terrebonne, Montreal, Vaudreuil, Beauharnois, Chambly and Rouville", 1843

Notes

References

* Chassé, Sonia, Girard-Wallot, Rita, and Wallot, Jean-Pierre. " [http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=3578 Neilson, John] ", in "Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online", University of Toronto and Université Laval, 2000
* Tomlinson, James (1972). "L'imprimerie Neilson", Montréal: Université de Montréal, 23 p.
* Audet, Francis-Joseph. "John Neilson", in "Mémoires de la société Royale du Canada. Troisième Série; Vol. XXII", Ottawa, 1928, p. 81-97

ee also

*Timeline of Quebec history
*Lower Canada Rebellion


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