Canadian History Dictionary Chartier De Lotbiniere Rene Louis
(Bishop Laval era) Appointed to Sovereign
Council, 166. (Count...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In command of Fort William Henry, 45;
Clermont Chevalier De
(Count Frontenac era) Killed in skirmish on Beauport flats, 294...
(George Brown Era) Beginnings of agitation for, in Canada, 231;...
Grant Sir William 1752-1832 Commanded Volunteers At Siege Of
Quebec, 1775; attorney-general of Canada, 1776; chief-justice o...
Accompanied Governor Cornwallis to Halifax. Acted as
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Founded By James Douglas In 1843 146 Built On Site Of
Indian village, known as Camosun, 175; McNeill's exploration, 1...
Debartzch P D
Engaged in journalism. First elected to the Assembly
of Lower ...
Bulyea George Headley Vickers
Born in Gagetown, New Brunswick.
Educated at University of New...
Bib : Dollier De Casson Histoire Du Montreal 1640-1672 Morin Le
vieux Montreal; McLennan, Anciens Montrealais ("Canada Francais...
Aix-la-chapelle Treaty Of
Signed between Great Britain and France,
April 18, 1748. Broug...
(Joseph Howe era) Anti-Confederationist, changes his views, and...
Elgin James Bruce Eighth Earl Of 1811-1863 Lord Elgin Era His Qualities As A
statesman, 3-4; his success in Canada, 4; his lineage, 5-6; his...
Semple Robert 1766-1816 Born In Boston Mass Engaged In
mercantile pursuits, and travelled extensively. In 1802 visited...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Commissioner in dispute between Kirke...
Gore Sir Francis 1769-1852 Served In The Army Lieutenant-governor
of Bermuda, 1804; lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada, 1806-181...
Daly Sir Dominick 1798-1868 Born In Ireland Came To Canada 1825
provincial secretary for Lower Canada, 1827-1840; provincial se...
Gladstone William Ewart 1809-1898 British Statesman Index : Lord Sydenham Era
Elected to Parliament for Newark, 22; defeated at Manchester, 4...
(General Brock era) Brock's faithful servant, 11.
Queen Charlotte Islands
A group in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast
of British Columbi...
The first mention of the island is in Cartier's narrative
of his first voyage, 1534. The following year he again visited the
island, which he named Isle de l'Assomption. On the origin of the
present Indian name, see W. F. Ganong's note, Royal Society Trans.,
1889, II, 51. Placed under jurisdiction of Newfoundland in 1763;
transferred to Canada, 1774. =Bib.=: Huard, Labrador et Anticosti;
Guay, Lettres sur l'ile Anticosti; Schmitt, Monographie de l'ile
d'Anticosti; Lewis, Menier and his Island.
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