Canadian History Dictionary Mohier Gervais
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet, returns to France, 208.
A tribe of the Algonquian family, belonging chiefly to
(Samuel de Champlain era) Mass celebrated in her house on resto...
Cape St Vincent
(General Brock era) British naval victory of, 10.
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Clouet, de l'Academie Royal de Rouen. Illustrated, 1782. Print ...
Frechette Louis 1839-1908 Practised Law And Then Journalism
Represented Levis in the House of Commons, 1874-1878. Chiefly k...
Coffin William Foster 1808-1878 Born In Bath England Came To
Quebec with his father, an army officer, 1813. Returned to Engl...
Marie Antoinette 1755-1793 Queen Of France Index : John Graves Simcoe Era Public
mourning in Upper Canada for death of, 193.
Born in France. Came to Canada in 1639 as superior
of the miss...
Boucher De Grosbois Et De Boucherville Pierre 1622-1717 Came To
Canada in 1634 with his father; served as a soldier of the litt...
(Count Frontenac era) Commands militia in attack on Iroquois, 3...
Watkin Sir Edwin William Bart
(1819-1901). Born in Manchester,
England. Educated there. In 1...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Methodist preacher, not allowed to off...
De Peyster Arent Schuyler 1736-1832 Joined The 8th Regiment 1755
and served with distinction upon the British side in the Revolu...
(Lord Dorchester era) British officer killed at Sault au Matelo...
On Kootenay River, built 1807. Otherwise known as
Jones Jonas 1791-1848 Educated At Cornwall Under John Strachan
Served as an officer of militia during the War of 1812-1814, at...
Discovered by David Thompson of the North West
Company, in Jan...
Bib : Works: Report On Popular Education Affairs Of The Canadas
Story of My Life; Canadian Methodism; Loyalists of America. For...
Discovered by Charles de Greysolon, Sieur de La
The name Acadia or "la Cadie" is found as early as Nov. 8,
1603, in the commission of Henry IV appointing Pierre du Gua, Sieur de
Monts, lieutenant-general in La Cadie, extending from the fortieth to
the forty-sixth degree of north latitude. The limits were afterwards
reduced, and the boundaries of Acadia became a cause of contention
between France and England. France claimed that the English possessions
were restricted to the peninsula of Nova Scotia, and that the territory
now known as New Brunswick had not been ceded to England. The first
settlement in Acadia was on the Island of St. Croix in 1604, but the
following year it was transferred to Port Royal, and abandoned in 1607.
Three years later the Sieur de Poutrincourt established a new settlement
at Port Royal, which was destroyed by Argall in 1613. In September,
1621, James I granted the territory of Acadia, under the name of Nova
Scotia, to Sir William Alexander. This grant was renewed in July, 1625,
by Charles I. A small Scottish settlement was established at Port Royal
by the grantee. Acadia was restored to France by the treaty of St.
Germain-en-Laye in 1632, and during the same year new settlers were
brought from France. Acadia was finally ceded to Great Britain by the
treaty of Utrecht in 1713. =Index=: (Samuel de Champlain era) Its resources and limits, 18;
English king indisposed to restore, 213. (Count Frontenac era) Attempt to form settlement
in, 6; seized by English under Kirke, 22; subsequent vicissitudes,
268-272; seized under orders from Cromwell, 268; settlers disposed to
trade with New England, 270; Port Royal (Annapolis) made capital, 270;
visited by Meulles and Saint Vallier, and census taken, 271; Port Royal
and other posts captured by Phipps, who establishes government, 274;
passes again under French control, 316. =Bib.=: Champlain, Voyages;
Lescarbot, New France; Denys, Acadia; Parkman, Pioneers of France;
Rameau de Saint-Pere, Une Colonie Feodale; Calnek and Savary, History
of the County of Annapolis; Moreau, Histoire de l'Acadie; Hannay,
History of Acadia; Campbell, History of Nova Scotia; Murdoch,
History of Nova Scotia.
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