Canadian History Dictionary Tryon William 1725-1788 Born In Ireland Served In The British
army. In 1764 sent to North Carolina, and on the death of Dobbs...
La Corne Pierre
Accompanied Joncaire on an embassy to the Indians of
Bib : Morice Dict Hist Des Canadiens De L'ouest Burpee Search
for the Western Sea.
Stuart George Okill 1807-1884 Born In York Upper Canada Grandson
of the Rev. John Stuart, q.v. Educated at Kingston and Quebec, ...
Semple Robert 1766-1816 Born In Boston Mass Engaged In
mercantile pursuits, and travelled extensively. In 1802 visited...
Ottawa University Of
Established, 1848. Originally incorporated
under the title of ...
Bib : Works: Speeches Life Of Henry Clay Reminiscences For Biog
see Cyc. Am. Biog.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Interpreter, 144.
Tolmie William Fraser 1812-1886 Born At Inverness Scotland
Studied medicine; joined the Hudson's Bay Company, 1832, arrivi...
Discovered by David Thompson of the North West
Company, in Jan...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commands night expedition to destroy Bri...
(Lord Dorchester era) Commanded by Colonel Simcoe, 202. (John G...
Duncan Adam 1731-1804 Entered The Navy 1755 Commanded The Royal
Exchange, 1759-1760; commander-in-chief in the North Sea, 1759-...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Meets Champlain on his return from th...
Burr Aaron 1756-1836 Born In New Jersey In 1775 Served In The
Revolutionary army, and accompanied Arnold on his expedition to...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Vessel in which Recollet missionaries...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Captured by Major Carleton, 149.
La Jonquiere Jacques-pierre De Taffanel Marquis De
under d'Anville in the disastrous expedition agai...
(Lord Sydenham era) Duties assigned to, 331.
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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