- Hume, Joseph
- (1777-1855)Born at Montrose, Scotland. Studied medicine; entered the service of the East India Company, 1797; returned to England, 1808. Entered Parliament, 1812, but on account of his independent principles compelled to resign his seat. Again elected, 1818, and continued a member of the House of Commons until his death. A strong Radical in his opinions and effected many useful reforms.Index: BL Correspondence with Mackenzie and Papineau, 229. Mc Lays Mackenzie's petition before the House, 222; presents case against Upper Canadian officials, 231; suggests independence of Canada, 250; his "baneful domination" letter, 262-263; thanked by Mackenzie, 289; predicts civil war, 326; letter to Mackenzie, on the Rebellion, and question of amnesty, 475-479; urges amnesty for Mackenzie, 480. Sy An associate of Sydenham's, 13; proposes reduction of corn duties, 39; his speech on union resolutions in House of Commons, 122. B Attacks Metcalfe's policy, 23.Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.; Dent, Upper Canadian Rebellion.
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