Buller, Charles


Buller, Charles
(1806-1848)
   Born in Calcutta. Entered Parliament in 1830; and called to the bar, 1831. In 1838 secretary to Lord Durham and accompanied him on his momentous mission to Canada. In 1846 judge advocate-general, and in 1847 chief poor law commissioner.
   Index: BL His connection with Durham's Report, 235; on colonial self-government, 235. Sy Lord Durham's chief secretary, 98; object of great dislike to Upper Canada Tories, 98; his speech in House of Commons on union resolutions, 122; advocates responsible government for Canada, 123. Mc Credited with authorship of Lord Durham's Report, 82, 83.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.; Strachey, Charles Buller: Bradshaw, Self-Government in Canada.

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