Canadian History Dictionary King's College Nova Scotia
An academy opened at Windsor, Nova
Scotia, 1788. The following...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Organizes shooting matches, 342; r...
Index : George Brown Era And The Family Compact 11 And The Clergy Reserves 48-49
privileges granted under Act of 1791, 51-52; Durham's estimate ...
Gugy Conrad 1730-1786 Born At The Hague Son Of A Swiss Officer In
the Dutch service. Educated for the engineers; disposed of his
(Bishop Laval era) Brother of Bishop Laval, 19; bad conduct of,...
Navigation Art Of
(Samuel de Champlain era) Highly praised by Champlain, 7.
(Count Frontenac era) Author of Frontenac et Ses Amis, 229; his...
Selwyn Alfred Richard Cecil 1824-1902 In 1845 Appointed Assistant
geologist in the Geological Survey of Great Britain; and direct...
Marie De L'incarnation Marie Martin Nee Guyart 1599-1672
Born at Tours, France. Married early, and was left a widow afte...
William Iv 1765-1837 King Of England Third Son Of George Iii And
Queen Charlotte; born in Buckingham Palace. On June 26, 1830, s...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Interpreter, 144.
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) His account of the voyage o...
Index : Joseph Howe Era Delegate Of Anti-confederate Party Goes To
England with Howe to demand repeal of British North America Act...
Hind Henry Youle
Born in Nottingham, England, 1823. Travelled in
Mexico, 1846. ...
The treaty of Washington having provided for a
commission, to ...
West coast of British Columbia, north of Queen
Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era Attacks Proposed Reconstruction Of Ministry 1842 132
significance of his nickname of "Tiger," 132. See also Canada C...
Index : Lord Elgin Era Elected 1848 50 George Brown Era Opposes Confederation Scheme His
motion for an appeal to the people defeated, 185. (Baldwin / La...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of Company of New France, 17...
Daughter of Queen Victoria; born 1848. =Index=: (Lord Elgin era...
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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