John Arthur Roebuck

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John Arthur Roebuck

(1802-1879) British Member of Parliament, Agent of the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada

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From the author

Works, pamphlets

  • 1822 - Remarks on the Proposed Union of the Canadas
  • 1834 - Debate in the House of Commons, on the 15th April, 1834, on Mr. Roebuck's Motion for "a Select Committee to inquire the means of remedying the evils which exist in the form of the governments now existing in Upper and Lower Canada."
  • 1835 - The Canadas and Their Grievances
  • 1835 - Pamphlets for the people (online)
  • 1835 - Existing Difficulties in the Government of the Canadas (online)
  • 1849 - The Colonies of England : A Plan for the Government of Portion of Our Colonial Possessions (online)
  • 1852 - History of the Whig Ministry of 1830, to the Passing of the Reform Bill (online)



  • 1838 - The Canadian Portfolio, 5 issues between January 4 and January 23

On the author

  • 2000 - Peter Burroughs. "Roebuck, John Arthur", in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2000
  • 1897 - Robert Eadon Leader. Life and Letters of John Arthur Roebuck, P.C., Q.C., M.P.: With Chapters of Autobiography, London: E. Arnold, 1897, 392 p. (online)