- Carnarvon, Henry Howard Molyneux Herbert, fourth Earl of
- (1831-1890)Colonial secretary, 1866-1867, and as such introduced the British North America Act; colonial secretary again, 1874-1878; chairman of Colonial Defence Commission, 1879-1882. Joined Imperial Federation League, 1884.Index: Md President of Westminster Conference in London, 126; effect of his resignation on Confederation, 128; Macdonald's letter to, on the franchise, 259. T Conference with, on Confederation scheme, 122.Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.
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