Canadian History Dictionary Peace River
A tributary of the Mackenzie; rises in Thutage Lake, in
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit provincial, accepts proposals ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Sloop of war, commanded by Captain Jervi...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Indian, brings news of Kirke's arriva...
Academy Of Arts
See Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.
(Samuel de Champlain era) General name given by French to four ...
(General Brock era) Quartermaster-general of militia,
Engaged in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company,
west of th...
Slafter E F
(Samuel de Champlain era) His estimate of Champlain, 277-279. =...
Built by North West Company, 1788, on southern shore
of Lake A...
(Bishop Laval era) Charitable work of, and of his brother,
Ashburton Alexander Baring Baron 1774-1848 Entered Parliament In
1806. Opposed measures against American commerce. President of ...
Pakington Sir John
La Peltrie Marie Madeleine De Nee De Chauvigny Daughter Of The
Seigneur de Vaubougon, in Normandy; married early in life, and ...
Born in France. Governor of Guadaloupe; sent in 1756
Chauveau Pierre Joseph Olivier 1820-1890 Born At Quebec Educated
at Quebec; studied law and called to the bar of Lower Canada. F...
Founded May 17, 1642, by Chomedy de Maisonneuve. Champlain
On the British Columbia coast. Used by the Hudson's
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company post, built on eas...
Index : General Brock Era Speaker Of Lower Canada Assembly His Commission As
lieutenant-colonel of militia cancelled by Governor Craig, 105;...
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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