Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
March 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


William Bacheler Coltman


Coltman, William Bacheler (d. 1826), executive councillor, was a merchant of Quebec who was appointed in 1812 a member of the Executive Council of Lower Canada. In 1816 he was made by Sir John Coape Sherbrooke a commissioner to investigate the disturbabces in the Indian countries; and in 1817 he visited the Red River settlement. His report was printed in a bluebook entitled Papers relating to the Red River Settlement (London, 1819), and has been reprinted in the Collections of the State Historical Society of North Dakota, vol. iv (Fargo, N. D., 1913). He died on January 2, 1826.

Source : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 103.


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