Canadian History Dictionary Yale James Murray
Entered the service of the Hudson's Bay Company
about 1815, wh...
Discovered by David Thompson of the North West
Company, in Jan...
Inspector-general, 1845-1848, and again, 1854-1858.
By the Act...
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index.=: (George Brown Era) Th...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Brother of Sir Frederick Haldiman...
Tarieu De Lanaudiere Charles
Member of an old French family,
originally of Guienne; settled...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Taxes imposed upon, by Legislature of ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Visited and described by Champlain, 4...
Bib : Cyc Am Biog
(Wilmot era) Appointed to New Brunswick Council, 7.
(General Brock era) Arrested, 127; discharged, 128.
Founded, 1668, as the Quebec Seminary, and granted a
(Samuel de Champlain era) Interpreter, 144.
Chauveau Pierre Joseph Olivier 1820-1890 Born At Quebec Educated
at Quebec; studied law and called to the bar of Lower Canada. F...
Thornton Sir Edward
Born in London, England, 1817; son of Sir Edward
Auteuil Denis Joseph Ruette D'
See Ruette d'Auteuil.
An English lawyer; succeeded William Gregory as
(Lord Dorchester era) Father of Guy Carleton, 29; his widow
Index : Wolfe / Montcalm Era Abortive Attempt To Capture British Batteries At 133-135
Quebec bombarded from, 115, 116; sailors landed at daily, for m...
Douglas Captain W M
(Sir James Douglas era) With Meares on North-West Coast, 1788, ...
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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