Dunlop, William


Dunlop, William
(1795?-1848)
   Born in Scotland. Served as a regimental surgeon in War of 1812 and in India. Came to Canada in 1826, with John Galt (q.v.); and took part in the establishment of the Canada Company (q.v.). In Scotland, had been the intimate of John Wilson ("Christopher North," of Blackwood's), Maginn, and Hogg, and had done some literary work, which he continued in Canada. Founded the Toronto Literary Club, 1836. Represented Huron in the Legislature, 1841-1846.
   Index: BL Attacks proposed reconstruction of ministry, 1842, 132; significance of his nickname of "Tiger," 132. See also Canada Company; Galt; Talbot.
   Bib.: Statistical Sketches of Upper Canada. For biog., see Lizars, Days of the Canada Company and Humours of '37; Dent, Last Forty Years; Rattray, The Scot in British North America; Morgan, Bib. Can.

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