Canadian History Dictionary Index : Lord Dorchester Era In Command Of Militia In 1777 187
Irving Jacob Aemilius 1797-1856 Born At Charleston South Carolina
Entered the army at an early age; severely wounded at Waterloo;...
Greenway Thomas 1838-1909 Born In Cornwall England Came To
Canada with his parents, 1844. Educated at the public schools o...
Crisacy Marquis Antoine De
(Count Frontenac era) Conducts expedition for restoration
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era Becomes Viceroy Of New France 129 His Administration
causes dissatisfaction, 130; his letter to Champlain, 130; resi...
Lisgar John Young Baron 1807-1876 Born At Bombay Entered
Parliament in 1831; became lord of treasury in 1841, and secret...
Alexander Sir William
See Stirling, Earl of.
Born in Ireland. Entered the army; came to Prince
(Bishop Laval era) Describes church at Montreal, 89.
A New Map Of North America With The West India Islands Divided
according to the Preliminary Articles of Peace. Signed at Versa...
Kicking Horse Pass
Through Rocky Mountains, north of lat. 51 deg.,
length 104 mil...
(Bishop Laval era) Companion of Father Marquette, 62.
Rogers Sir F
On Columbia River. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Established...
Fonte Bartholomew De
His fictitious voyage of 1640 to the North-West
Coast was desc...
Ste Croix Island
Near the entrance to the Bay of Fundy; explored by
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Armed vessel, foundering of, 163....
Jarvis W B
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Loyalists retreat under, 373.
Representative for Wentworth. =Index=: (Egerton Ryerson era) Sp...
(Bishop Laval era) Cause of difficulty between the court of Fra...
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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