Entered the army, 1787; served in the West Indies, in Holland, and in the Peninsula under Wellington. Reached the full rank of general, 1825; and in 1830 became governor-general of Canada; returned to England. 1835. He was not on very friendly terms with Papineau and his associates, and was bitterly attacked in the Ninety-'Two Resolutions. Bib.: Morgan Cel. Can.;
Tiré de Burpee, Lawrence J., Encyclopedia of Canadian History, Makers of Canada Series, vol 12, 1927.