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Convention at Charlottetown, P.E.I., of Delegates from the Legislatures of Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island to take into consideration the Union of the British North American Colonies. 


11 Sept. 1864


Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph ; 202 x 294 mm

Scope and content

1. Col. Hon. John Hamilton Gray, M.P.P. P.E.I. (Chairman of Convention) 2. Hon. John A. Macdonald, M.P.P. Attorney General, Canada West 3. Hon. George E. Cartier, M.P.P. Min. of Agriculture 4. Hon. Thomas D'Arcy McGee, M.P.P., Min. of Agriculture 5. Hon. Wm. A. Henry, M.P.P., Attorney General, N.S. 6. Hon. Wm. H., Steeves, M.E.C., N.B. 7. Hon. John M. Johnson, M.P.P. Attorney General, N.B. 8. Hon. Samuel Leonard Tilley, M.P.P., Prov. Secretary, N.B. 9. Hon. R. Dickey, M.L.C. N.S. 10. Lt. Col. Hon. J.H. Gray, M.P.P., N.B. 11. Hon. E. Palmer, M.L.C. Attorney General, P.E.I. 12. Hon. E. Botsford Chandler, M.L.C., N.B. 13. Hon. H.L. Langevin, M.P.P., Solicitor General, Canada East. 14. Hon. Charles Tupper, M.P.P., Provincial Secretary, N.S. 15. Hon. A.T. Galt, M.P.P., Finance Minister. 16. Hon. Adams G. Archibald, M.P.P., N.S. 17. Hon. A.A. Macdonald, M.L.C., P.E.I. 18. Hon. Abt. Campbell, M.L.C. Commissioner of Crown Land. 19. Hon. Wm. McDougall, M.P.P., Provincial Secretary. (con't c150)

Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative C-000733
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
No. 4
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
90: Open
Other accession no.
1966-001 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: George P. Roberts / Library and Archives Canada / C-000733
Restrictions on use: NIL
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Photographer: Roberts, G.P.

Additional information

Names Key continued: 20. Hon. Wm. H. Pope, M.P.P. Colonial Secretary, P.E.I. 21. Hon. J. McCully, M.L.C., N.S. 22. Hon. G. Coles, M.P.P., P.E.I.

23. Hon. G. Brown, M.P.P., President Executive Council. 24. Maj. Hewitt Bernard, Secretary to the Attorney General.

25. Mr. Charles Drinkwater, Private Secretary to the Attorney General, Canada West. 26. William H. Lee, Clerk Executive Council.

slide 7335A is an identification chart of slide 7335 image

This convention is also known as the Charlottetown Conference of 1864.

This photograph was acquired by the Archives before 1921, from an unnknown source. It became part of a Miscellaneous Collection of Photographs, put together in 1967, in order to create better control of the photo holdings.

Described by the MSTRCAGE project.

Described by the MSTRSLID project.

Availability of other formats note
Slide no.: 7335
Slide no.: 7335A

Exhibitions note
George Boletenko Exhibition "Record Of Our History" (FOT)-093
Records Of Our History, George Boletenko, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1992.06.01-1993.01.17

Signatures and inscriptions
(Recto:) Convention at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Photographed by G.P. Roberts, St.John, N.B. (see chart for the names of the delegates)

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