Canadian History Dictionary Amerique Septentrionale
North America, etc.
Came to Nova Scotia as lieutenant-colonel of
Born in New England. Took the Loyalist side in the
Nelson Robert 1794-1873 Born In Montreal Practised As A Surveyor
and in 1812 served during the War. In 1827 elected with Louis J...
Cramahe Hector Theophilus
(Lord Dorchester era) Member of Council, sent by Murray on
Huot P G
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) One of the leaders of the Quebec L...
(Bishop Laval era) Commander of Fort Frontenac, 223; repels att...
Newspaper published at Toronto; established, 1844. =Index=: (Ge...
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index=: (Lord Sydenham era) Ad...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Spanish vessel, commanded by Champlai...
Red River Colony
Also known as the Red River Settlement; Selkirk
Newspaper published at Montreal. Established 1808. =Index=:
(Bishop Laval era) Dispute respecting, between Louis XIV and Po...
Port Aux Anglais
(Samuel de Champlain era) Louisbourg commonly known as, 236. Se...
Chronicle And Gazette
Newspaper published at Kingston. =Index=: (Lord Sydenham era)
Heavysege Charles 1816-1876 Born In Liverpool England Came To
Canada, 1853. Settled in Montreal, and engaged in his trade of
Mckay Joseph William 1829-1900 Born At Rupert House Hudson Bay
Crossed the mountains to Fort Vancouver in 1844; had charge of ...
Son of foregoing. Scottish half-breed, in western fur
Gore Sir Francis 1769-1852 Served In The Army Lieutenant-governor
of Bermuda, 1804; lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada, 1806-181...
(Sir James Douglas era) Name of Russian settlement at Bodega Ba...
Studied law at Lincoln's Inn, and called to the bar,
1791. In November, 1798, appointed judge of Court of King's Bench for
Upper Canada. Elected to Legislative Assembly for constituency of
Durham, Simcoe, and E. York, 1800, but unseated by the Assembly, June,
1801. Under the direction of Lieutenant-Governor Hunter, engaged in the
preparation of a bill to establish a Court of Equity in the province,
and was to have been the first chancellor of the Court. The Court of
Equity, however, was not at this time established, and on the removal of
Chief-Justice Elmsley to Lower Canada, October, 1802, was appointed
chief-justice of Upper Canada, and a member of the Executive and
Legislative Councils. On the death of Elmsley, promoted to chief-justice
of Lower Canada, July 1, 1805. In August, 1806, took his seat as a
member of the Executive Council, and in January, 1807, appointed a
member and chairman of the Legislative Council. Died at Quebec, Feb. 22,
1808. =Bib.=: Read, Lives of the Judges; Cartwright, Life and Letters
of Richard Cartwright.
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