Canadian History Dictionary Abraham Plains Of
See Plains of Abraham.
Richardson Sir John 1787-1865 Born In Dumfries Scotland Educated
at Edinburgh University. In 1807 entered the navy as assistant ...
(Count Frontenac era) Of Albany, carries goods to Lake Indians,...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Early settler, 145.
(Samuel de Champlain era) French ambassador in London, instruct...
A city of Quebec, at the mouth of the Richelieu River. Named
Dufferin And Ava Frederick Temple Hamilton Blackwood Marquess Of
(1826-1902). British commissioner to Syria, 1860; under-secreta...
(General Brock era) British ship taken by the Constitution, 284...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Lieutenant-general of police and mayor o...
Kennedy Sir Arthur Edward 1810-1883 Governor Of Vancouver Island
1863-1867. Subsequently governor of Queensland. Died in Brisban...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Superstitions of, 10, 12; council hel...
Bib : Dent Can Por And Last Forty Years Merritt Hon W H
(Lord Sydenham era) Establishment of in Lower Canada, 255.
St Maurice Forges
Were situated on the river St. Maurice, about nine
Du Parc Jean Godet Sieur
(Samuel de Champlain era) Comes to Canada, 47; left in charge
(Samuel de Champlain era) Servant of Madame Hebert, murdered by...
Chauveau Pierre Joseph Olivier 1820-1890 Born At Quebec Educated
at Quebec; studied law and called to the bar of Lower Canada. F...
Wadsworth William 1732-1833 Born In Durham Connecticut In The
War of 1812, brigadier-general in the New York militia. Took pa...
Francois Xavier Saint
(Bishop Laval era) Patron saint of Canada, 87.
(Samuel de Champlain era) English vessel seized by French, 221....
Situated at Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Founded by the
Nova Scotia Baptist Education Society, 1838. Application made to the
Nova Scotia Assembly for incorporation as "The Trustees, Governors and
Fellows of the Queen's College." The corporation created with university
powers, 1840. At the next meeting of the Legislature its name changed to
Acadia College. Power of appointing governors transferred from the
Education Society to the Baptist Convention of the Maritime Provinces,
1851. Final changes in the Act of Incorporation, 1891. =Index=: (Joseph Howe era)
Founded by the Baptists, 1838; first known as Queen's College, 81;
defended by James W. Johnstone, 83. =Bib.=: Canada: An Ency., vol. 4.