Canadian History Dictionary Asgill Sir Charles 1762-1823 A Lieutenant In Cornwallis's Army
1780. Taken prisoner at Yorktown, condemned to death by the Ame...
Select Committee On Grievances
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Seventh report of, 26; Mackenzie
(General Brock era) United States frigate, captures British tra...
On Dease Lake. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Built by Robert...
North America From The French Of M D'anville Improved With The
English Surveys made since the Peace. London. Printed for Robt....
Established 1778. =Index=: (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Denounc...
(Sir James Douglas era) Traversed by Mackenzie, 56; origin of n...
Coltman W B
A merchant of Quebec, and lieutenant-colonel in the
Came from Paris to Acadia, 1604; mentioned there in
1610, and ...
Salaberry Charles Michel D'irumberry De 1778-1829 Born At
Beauport, near Quebec. Entered the British army; served for ele...
Charles I 1600-1649 King Of England Succeeded To The Throne 1625
(Samuel de Champlain era) Interpreter, 144.
The period of responsible government in Canada
dates from the ...
Caron Sir Joseph Philippe Rene Adolphe 1843-1908 Born In Quebec
Studied law; entered public life in 1873 as member of Dominion ...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Publisher of first books printed ...
Established 1752. First newspaper published in what
is now the...
(Lord Elgin era) Depression in Canada following Britain's adopt...
(Wilmot era) Of Halifax, establishes first Madras school in St....
(Samuel de Champlain era) Their relations with the Iroquois, 52...
Longueuil Charles Le Moyne Baron De 1656-1729 Son Of Charles Le
Moyne, Sieur de Longueuil (q.v.) Wounded, in 1687, in the Iroqu...
Arnold Benedict 1741-1801 A Druggist At New Haven Conn When The
War of Independence broke out, in 1775, organized an expedition against
British on Lake Champlain. The same year led a body of picked men to
Quebec by way of the Kennebec and Chaudiere. After the unsuccessful
assault on Quebec, was in several small engagements near Montreal;
finally driven out of the province. Given command of Philadelphia; took
offence at slights put upon him by Congress, and attempted to betray
West Point to Clinton. Afterwards commanded a corps of American refugees
on the British side; settled for a time in the West Indies; died in
London. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era) Captures and abandons Fort St. Johns, 83; his
early life, 104; assigned command of expedition against Quebec, 105;
constitution of his force, 106; his march through the wilderness,
107-109; assisted by the habitants, 110; crosses St. Lawrence and
lands at Wolfe's Cove, 110; sends summons for surrender of Quebec, 111;
retires to Pointe aux Trembles, 111; repulsed and wounded in attack on
Quebec, 128; surrender of his men, 131; is transferred to Montreal,
132-135; advances to meet Foster, 142; burns chateau of Senneville, 143;
his narrow escape, 147; in command of American ships on Lake Champlain,
155; defeated near Crown Point, 156. (John Graves Simcoe era) Applies for grant of land in
Upper Canada, 104. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) His repulse at Quebec, 112; the invasion, 127;
his "Address to the People of America," 227; commissioners sent to
Montreal to confer with, 276; furnishes list of rebels to Clinton, 281.
See also Montgomery; Ethan Allen; American Invasion. =Bib.=: Arnold,
Life of Benedict Arnold; Todd, The Real Benedict Arnold; Sparks,
American Biography; Codman, Arnold's Expedition to Quebec; Henry,
Arnold's Campaign against Quebec; Smith, Arnold's March from
Cambridge to Quebec; Jones, The Campaign for the Conquest of Canada in
1776; Cyc. Am. Biog.
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