Francis Bond Head

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Francis Bond Head

(1793-1875) Military officer, author, Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada

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From the author

  • 1872 - The Life of Field Marshal Sir John Burgoyne
  • 1869 - The Royal Engineer (online)
  • 1863 - Mr. Kinglake and His History of the Crimean War
  • 1860 - The Horse and His Rider (online)
  • 1858 - Toronto, the grounds upon which are based her claims to be the seat of government of Canada: with a memorandum addressed by Sir Francis Bond Head, Bart., to the secretary of state for the colonies, on the subject (online)
  • 1857 - Descriptive Essays Contributed to the Quarterly Review (online)
  • 1852 - A Fortnight in Ireland (online)
  • 1852 - A Faggot of French Sticks, or Paris in 1851 (online: volume 1, volume 2)
  • 1850 - The Defenceless State of Great Britain (online)
  • 1849 - Hi-Ways and Dry-Ways
  • 1849 - Stokers and Pokers: Or, the London and North-Western Railway, the Electric Telegraph, and the Railway Clearing-House (online)
  • 1846 - The Emigrant (online)
  • 1840 - An Address to the House of Lords, Against the Bill before Parliament for the Union of the Canadas, and Disclosing the Improper Means by Which the Consent of the Legislature of the Upper Province has been Obtained to the Measure (online)
  • 1839 - Copies or Extracts of Despatches from Sir F. B. Head, Bart., K.C.H. on the Subject of Canada (online)
  • 1839 - Lord Glenelg's despatches to Sir F.B. Head, Bart.: during his administration of the government of Upper Canada : abstracted from the papers laid before Parliament (online)
  • 1839 - Narrative (online)
  • 1839 - Return to an address of the Honourable the House of Commons, dated 5 March 1839; for copies or extracts of despatches from Sir F.B. Head, bart., K.C.H. on the subject of Canada: with copies or extracts of the answers from the Secretary of State
  • 1838 - Messages, addresses, &[c.] to Sir Francis B. Head, Bart. &c. &c. & c. on his resignation of the government of Upper Canada (online)
  • 1838 - 'Copy of an explanatory memorandum, addressed by Sir Francis Head to Lord Glenelg, dated the 21st of May last (online)
  • 1838 - Three letters to Lord Brougham on the execution in Upper Canada of the traitors Lount and Matthews (online)
  • 1837 - Canada, Sir F.B. Head: return to an address of the honourable the House of Commons, dated 21 April, 1837, for copy of a despatch from Sir F.B. Head, in answer to charges preferred against him by Dr. C. Duncombe, in a petition presented to the House of Commons on the 19th August, 1836, together with a copy of Lord Glenelg's reply thereto (online)
  • 1836 - The speeches, messages, and replies of His Excellency Sir Francis Bond Head, K.C.H., Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada:

accompanied by an extract from a dispatch of His Excellency to Lord Glenelg, together with introductory remarks, and a brief biographical sketch (online)

  • 1836 - A Despatch from the Right Honorable Lord Glenelg, His Majesty's Secretary of State for the Colonies, to His Excellency Sir Francis Bond Head, Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada: containing His Majesty's answer to the separate addresses and representations which proceeded from the Legislative Council and House of Assembly during the first session of the present Parliament, and his instructions to the Lieutenant Governor : communicated to the House of Assembly by message on the 30th January, 1836 ; also, Lord Goderich's despatch, of 8th Nov., 1832 (online)
  • 1836 - A Despatch from the Right Honorable Lord Glenelg, His Majesty's Secretary of State for the Colonies, to His Excellency Sir Francis Bond Head, Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada: containing His Majesty's answer to the separate addresses and representations which proceeded from the Legislative Council and House of Assembly during the first session of the present Parliament, and his instructions to the Lieutenant Governor : communicated to the House of Assembly by message on the 30th January, 1836 (online)
  • 1836 - Address to His Excellency, Sir Francis Bond Head, lieutenant governor of Upper Canada for copies of despatches from His Majesty's government on the subject of independence of the judges and of the cession of the revenue under 14 Geo. III to the Legislature of this province: His Excellency's answer to the same, with the documents desired and the proceedings had by the House of Assembly during the 1st session 11th prov. Parl. on the passing of a bill for the payment of salaries to principal officers of the government (online)
  • 1836 - Message from His Excellency, Sir Francis Bond Head, lieutenant governor of Upper Canada: in answer to the address of the House of Assembly, on the 5th February, 1836, with sundry documents, requested by the House in said address (online)
  • 1836 - Report of the public dinner in honor of Sir Francis Bond Head and the people of Upper-Canada: given at the Albion Hotel, Quebec, on Monday, the 25th July, 1836
  • 1834 - Bubbles from the Brunnens of Nassau (online)
  • 1833 - The Printer's Devil, Or A Type of the Old One: A Burlesque Extravaganza, in One Act
  • 1830 - The Life of Bruce, the African Traveller (online)
  • 1828 - A Few Practical Arguments Against the Theory of Emigration (online)
  • 1827 - Reports Relating to the Failure of the Rio Plata Mining Association (online)
  • 1826 - Rough Notes Taken During Some Rapid Journeys Across the Pampas and among the Andes (online)

Posthumous

  • 1888 - The Pytchley Hunt : past and present, its history from its foundation to the present day; with personal anecdotes, and memoirs of the masters and principal members; including the woodlands; also unpublished letters of Sir F.B. Head, bart. (online)

On the author

  • 2000 - S. F. Wise, "Head, Sir Francis Bond", in Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
  • 1958 - S. W. Jackman, Galloping Head; the life of the Right Honourable Sir Francis Bond Head, bart., P.C., 1793–1875, late lieutenant governor of Upper Canada

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