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DAVIN, Nicholas Flood, K.C.
Picture of DAVIN,  Nicholas Flood, K.C.

Source: Saskatchewan Archives Board, SAB R-A6665
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1840.01.13
Place of Birth: Kilfinane, County Limerick, Ireland
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1901.10.18 (61 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Author, barrister, correspondent, journalist, lawyer, reporter
Notes: Baptized Nicholas Francis.
Was a reporter in the British Parliamentary Press Gallery and war correspondent for the Irish Times and the London Standard during Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871.
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 5006 Days (13 years, 8 months, 15 days)
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ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Assiniboia West, Northwest Territories Liberal-Conservative 1900.11.07 Defeated
Assiniboia West, Northwest Territories Liberal-Conservative 1896.06.23 Elected
Assiniboia West, Northwest Territories Liberal-Conservative 1891.03.05 Elected
Assiniboia West, Northwest Territories Liberal-Conservative 1887.02.22 Elected
Haldimand, Ontario Unknown 1878.09.17 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal-Conservative 1887.02.22 - 1900.11.06

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Federal Public Office
^ Commission of Inquiry
FunctionCommissionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Secretary Royal Commission on Chinese Immigration 1884.01.01 - 1884.01.01
Secretary Royal Commission on Canadian Pacific Railway, 1873 1880.01.01 - 1880.01.01
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors or omissions, please contact us at the following e-mail address: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca

^ Sole Author Books

  • Album verses and other poems.
    Ottawa : MacLean, Roger; 1882. 32 p.

  • The crazy quilt series, no. 1, vol. 1: a compendium of wit, humor and pathos / by "Matthew Twain" [pseud.].
    Toronto : [s.n.]; Xmas 1888. [ii], [3]-64 p.

  • The Earl of Beaconsfield : with Disraeli anecdotes never before published.
    Toronto; Sydney, N.S. W. : Belford Bros; 1876. 42 p.

  • Eos - a prairie dream, and other poems.
    Ottawa : Printed by the Citizen Print. and Pub. Co; 1884. 36 p.

  • Eos: an epic of the dawn, and other poems.
    Regina, N.W.T : Leader Co. Ltd; 1889. 141 p.

  • The fair grit; or, The advantages of coalition : a farce.
    Toronto : Belford Bros.; 1876. 35 p.

  • Forward!.
    [Canada : [s.n.]; 188-?]. 1 sheet ([1] p.)

  • Grace Tinning.
    [s.n.] : [s.l.], [1894].

  • Great speeches.
    Toronto : Hunter, Rose; 1881. 16 p.

  • The Irishman in Canada.
    London : S. Low, Marston & Co.; Toronto : Maclear, [1877]. xvi, 692 p.

  • The Irishman in Canada; with an introduction by Daniel C. Lyne.
    Shannon : Irish University Press,; 1969 [c1877]. ix, xvi, 692 p.

  • Remarks suggested by President Garfield's death.
    Ottawa : J. Durie and Son; 1881. 32 p.

  • Report on industrial schools for Indian and half-breeds.
    Ottawa : [s.n.]; 1879. 17 leaves.

  • The resources of the great Canadian North-West; the reasons why agriculture is profitable there and why farmers are prosperous and independent .
    Ottawa : Govt. Print. Bureau; 1892. iv, 108 p.

  • The secretary of the Royal Society of Canada, a literary fraud.
    Ottawa : [s.n.]; 1882. 20 p.

  • Sonnet: to E.W.
    Ottawa : [s.n.]; 1881. 1 leaf.


Articles

  • A modern mystic.
    The Week. vol. 7 June 6 - Nov. 7, 1890.

  • A theological thaw.
    The Week. vol. 7 Mar. 7, 1890.

  • A twelfth-night eve, forty years ago.
    The Week. vol. 9 Jan. 8, 1892.

  • Aeschylus and the bible.
    The Week. vol. 9 Feb. 19, 1892.

  • The archic man.
    The Week. vol. 9 June 10 - Nov. 4, 1892.

  • The argument from scandal.
    Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review. vol. 2 Jan.-June 1879.

  • The Bennett case.
    Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review. v. 5 July-Dec. 1880.

  • Canada.
    The Canadian Monthly and National Review. vol. 13 Jan.-June 1878.

  • Charles Kavanaugh : a story of modern life, character, and adventure / [Tristram Templeton, pseud.].
    The Monthly Journal. 1 (2) Dec. 1886.

  • Charles Kavanaugh : a story of modern life, character, and adventure / [Tristram Templeton, pseud.].
    The Monthly Journal. 1 (1) Nov. 1886.

  • Crop prospects in the north-west.
    The Week. vol. 7 June 27, 1890.

  • Culture and the dawn of freedom.
    The Week. vol. 7 Jan. 17, 1890.

  • Dialogues of men who were.
    The Week. vol. 10 June 7, 1893.

  • Dionysius.
    The Week. vol. 7 May 16, 1890.

  • France and Germany.
    The Westminster Review NS. 39 (1) 1871.

  • The future of Canada.
    Rose Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review. 6 (5) May 1881.

  • Horace.
    The Week. vol 7. April 11, 1890.

  • In the tomb of Agrippa.
    The Canadian Magazine. vol. 12 1898-99.

  • John Stuart Mill.
    The Canadian Monthly and National Review. 3 (6) June 1873.

  • Lady Aberdeen in the West.
    The Week. vol. 13 Jan. 3, 1896.

  • Legal education.
    Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review. 287-92 leaves. 1880.

  • Literature connected with the Canadian Pacific RR.
    Rose- Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review. 8 (6) June 1882.

  • The London and Canadian Press.
    The Canadian Monthly and National Review. 5 (2) Feb. 1874.

  • No law school.
    Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review. v. 4 Feb. 1880.

  • The north-west farmer.
    The Week. vol. 6 Dec. 7, 1888 and Jan. 4, 1889.

  • The reorganization of the cabinet.
    The Week. vols. 8 and 9 Oct. 16, 1891 - Mar. 18,1892.

  • Sonnets.
    The Week. vol. 7 Mar. 7, 1890.

  • Three sonnets.
    The Week. vol. 7 Jan. 31,1890.


^ Sole Editor / Compiler / Translator Books

  • Homes for millions: the great Canadian north-west, its resources fully described.
    Ottawa : Brown Chamberlin; 1891. 108 p.

  • Mr. Davin on "fanning in church" and Addison and Steele on the use of the fan.
    Toronto : Globe Printing Co. ; 1874. 8 p.


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