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The man from Halifax : Sir John Thompson, prime minister

Author: Peter B Waite
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1985.
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Genre/Form: Thompson, John S
Thompson, John
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Waite, Peter B.
Man from Halifax.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)567829723
Named Person: John S D Thompson, Sir; John S D Thompson, Sir; Kaṇada; John Sparrow David Thompson; John S D Thompson, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter B Waite
ISBN: 0802056598 9780802056597 0802066240 9780802066244
OCLC Number: 11992379
Description: ix, 547 pages, [18] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. Halifax Boy and Lawyer, 1845-1877. 1. J.S. Thompson Comes to Halifax --
2. Father and Son --
3. The Courting of Annie Affleck --
4. The Halifax of Alderman Thompson --
5. Practising Law --
Pt. 2. Politician, Attorney General, and Judge, 1877-1885. 6. Getting Elected for Antigonish --
7. Attorney General of Nova Scotia --
8. The Fall of the Holmes-Thompson Government --
9. Mr. Justice Thompson --
Pt. 3. The Train to Ottawa: Minster of Justice in Macdonald's Cabinet, 1885-1891. 10. Minister of Justice --
11. Defending the Macdonald Government --
12. Adminsitering the Department of Justice --
13. Adventures in Washington --
14. Overseer of Provincial Law: Thompson and Disallowance --
15. Dragon's Teeth --
16. Thompson's Canadian Diplomacy --
Pt. 4. Becoming Prime Minister, 1891-1894. 17. The Wages of the Macdonald Era --
18. Steadying the Helm --
19. The New Prime Minister --
20. The Paris Interlude, 1893 --
21. The Weight of Responsibility --
22. The End of Things --
23. In the Service of His Country --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: P.B. Waite.

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