Canadian History Dictionary Chapais Jean Charles 1812-1885 Born In Riviere Ouelle Quebec
Member of the Executive Council and commissioner of public work...
Riall Sir Phineas
Entered the army, 1794; lieutenant-colonel, 1806;
saw service ...
Westminster Conference 1866
To settle finally the plan on which the
Confederation of the p...
Rolph John 1792-1870 Born In Thornbury England Emigrated To
Canada. Practised as a physician in Toronto, and in 1837 took p...
Vaudreuil Philippe De Rigaud Marquis De
Came to Canada, 1687, in
command of eight hundred troops, and,...
Frobisher Sir Martin 1535?-1594 Navigator Made Three Voyages To
America in search of the North-West Passage, 1576, 1577, and 15...
On Hudson Bay, captured by Troyes, 206.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Brings promise of supplies to Ramezay, 2...
Vancouver George 1758-1798 Entered British Navy 1771 Sailed In
the Resolution with Captain Cook on his second voyage, 1772-177...
One of the first fur traders from Montreal to reach the
Cumberland William Augustus Duke Of 1721-1765 Second Son Of
George II. Commanded British armies in Flanders and Hanover. =I...
A river of the state of Maine, rising in Moosehead
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Suggested As Site For City 175 Douglas's Spelling Of
name, 175; H. M. S. Constance arrives there, 184.
Davin Nicholas Flood 1843-1901 Born In Ireland Studied Law And
called to the English bar, 1868. Served as war correspondent du...
Amherstburg With The Names Of Occupants 1800 Original Ms
Index : Lord Dorchester Era First Bishop Of Quebec 271 John Graves Simcoe Era Appointed Bishop Of
Quebec, 158; visits Upper Canada, 158; made legislative and exe...
Rises in the Pelly Mountains about lat. 62 deg., and flows
Lancaster Joseph 1778-1838 Founded The Lancasterian System Of
education. In 1798 began teaching poor children on the Madras s...
La Motte Pierre De St Paul Sieur De
Came to Canada with the
Carignan Regiment, 1665. Built Fort St...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Opposes sale by Hudson's Ba...
Ailleboust De Coulonge Louis D'
Administered settlement of
Villemarie during the absence of Maisonneuve. Promoted to governorship
of Three Rivers. Became governor of Canada, 1648. Succeeded by Lauzon,
1651. Administered the colony, 1657. Died at Quebec, 1660. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era)
Succeeds Montmagny as governor, 35; interim governor, 42. (Bishop Laval era) His pious
administration, 8. =Bib.=: Parkman, Old Regime; Douglas, Old France
in the New World.
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