In 1861 he was appointed clerk of the peace for these same counties and queen's coun- sel in 1867.
In 1901 he was elected speaker of the House, and in 1904 was appointed minister of inland revenue in toe Laurier cabinet.
Since that date he has published In Dreamland and Other Poems, and in addition to his poems he has been a prolific contributor to newspapers and magazines, including the Toronto Globe, the Canadian Monthly, Dona- hue's Magazine and the Catholic World.
Coal virtually underlies the whole province.
The rebellion was suppressed and in 1841 upper and lower Canada were united under one government.
Marie canal and secured high praise by his manage- ment of the Intercolonial Railway.
In 1894 he was chosen president of the Canadian Gub of Cornell University.
He served in the Assembly of Upper Canada; berome solicitor-gen- B«nks and Banldnc eral for Upper Canada in 1840, and was premier and attorney-general in 1842-1843, i848-i8»hed in the Detroit Mich.