Canadian History Dictionary Gillam Benjamin
Son of following. Commanded a trading expedition
from Boston t...
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Distributing Point For Snake River Country 7
Vaux Mme De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Grandmother of Montcalm, 4.
Founded at Toronto, June 20, 1849, by Sandford
Fleming, and Ki...
Strachan John 1778-1867 Born In Aberdeen Scotland Graduated At
King's College, Aberdeen, 1796. Came to Canada, 1799, and opene...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Aids Mackenzie's escape, 384.
Mackenzie Sir Alexander 1755-1820 John Graves Simcoe Era Visits Simcoe 188
recommends establishment of two trading-posts on Pacific coast,...
Founded May 17, 1642, by Chomedy de Maisonneuve. Champlain
Robineau De Portneuf Pierre
Son of Rene Robineau, Baron de
Becancour, a lieutenant in the ...
(Lord Dorchester era) British war vessel, arrival of, 137.
A city on the Richelieu River, Province of Quebec. It was
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Massacre of, by Americans after c...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Accompanies Simcoe to Canada, 47.
(Sir James Douglas era) Named by Captain Cook, 21; Captain Doug...
Robineau De Becancour Rene
(Lord Elgin era) His seigniory of Portneuf made a
Charles I 1600-1649 King Of England Succeeded To The Throne 1625
The first regiment of regular troops sent to
America from Fran...
Olier De Verneuil Jean Jacques 1608-1687 In 1640 Parish Priest Of
St. Sulpice, Paris, and established the St. Sulpice Seminary in...
Ulloa Antonia De 1716-1795 Born In Seville Spain Studied At
Seville, and in 1733 entered the navy. Accompanied astronomical...
Louis Xvi King Of France 1754-1793 Succeeded To The Throne In
1774. =Index=: (John Graves Simcoe era) Public mourning ordered...
Amherst Jeffrey Baron 1717-1797 Sent To America 1758 And In
co-operation with Admiral Boscawen, captured Louisbourg that year. With
General Prideaux and Sir W. Johnson, took Ticonderoga, 1759. Reduced
Montreal the following year. Appointed commander-in-chief and
governor-general in America, 1761. Raised to peerage, 1776, as Baron
Amherst of Holmesdale. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm era) In command of Louisbourg
expedition, 73; commander-in-chief of forces in America, 77; operates
against Montreal, 77; his slowness of movement, 97, 122; held in check
by Bourlamaque, 131; compels Bourlamaque to evacuate Forts Carillon and
Frederic, 146. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Replaces Abercromby, 21; wrecks Fort George, 22; his
delay at Lake Champlain, 25; praises Haldimand's forbearance at Niagara,
27; builds a strong fort at Crown Point, 28; arrives at Oswego, 34;
Montreal surrenders to, 38; takes up quarters at New York, 40; nominal
governor of Canada, 41; notifies Haldimand of promotion, 42; approves
scheme for smelting old guns, 47; retirement of, 53; letter from
Haldimand, 82; recommends Haldimand for New York command, 83; his
interest in Louis Haldimand, 88; blind to true situation in America,
103; anxious to see Haldimand on his return to England, 105-106; meets
Haldimand at Sydneys, 311; entertainments given by, 324-325; Haldimand
on, 326, 332; Haldimand visits, 337, 339. (Lord Dorchester era) Canada surrendered to, 2;
grants religious freedom, 10. See also Louisbourg; Ticonderoga; Crown
Point. =Bib.=: Expedition of British and Provincial Army ... against
Ticonderoga and Crown Point; Samuel Waldo, Reduction of Louisbourg
(Dominion Archives, 1886); Johnstone, Journal of Louisbourg, 1750-1758
(Coll. de doc. rel. a la Nouvelle France, vol. 3); Dict. of Eng.
Hist.; Dict. Nat. Biog.; Bradley, The Fight with France; Parkman,
Montcalm and Wolfe.