Fox, Charles James


Fox, Charles James
(1749-1806)
   British statesman.
   Index: Dr Thought Quebec Act should have been introduced in Commons, 66; discusses Constitutional Act in House of Commons, 265. S Discusses Constitutional Bill in House of Commons, 9. Bk Death of, 80.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.; Russell, Life of Fox; Trevelyan, Early Life of Fox; Egerton and Grant, Canadian Constitutional Development.

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