Canadian History Dictionary Fort Lawrence
Built in 1750, on Chignecto Bay, three miles south of
Blachford Frederic Rogers Baron 1811-1889 Born In England
Educated at Eton and Oxford. In 1844 registrar of joint-stock c...
(Count Frontenac era) Sent to Michilimackinac, 310. (Wolfe / Mo...
(Bishop Laval era) Companion of Father Marquette, 62.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Appointed member of Legislative Counci...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Captain of the Don de Dieu, 39.
(Sir James Douglas era) Sent out from England, 1856, by Church ...
Ryerson Colonel Joseph
(Egerton Ryerson era) Father of Egerton Ryerson, a United
A settlement near Lake St. Clair in Upper Canada, made by
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand's difficulties with set...
Anderson David 1814-1885 Born In London England Educated At
Edinburgh Academy and at Exeter College, Oxford. Vice-principal...
Company Of New France Compagnie Des Cent-associes
1627, by Cardinal Richelieu, on the advice of Isa...
Of Algonquian stock. First mentioned in the Jesuit
On the St. Lawrence, above Quebec. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm e...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Sent by North West Company,...
Foster S K
(Tilley era) Candidate for St. John, New Brunswick, defeated, 2...
Cook Dr Henry
(Tilley era) Tilley in his service, 7.
Steeves William Henry 1814-1873 Born At Hillsborough New
Brunswick. Represented Albert County in the Assembly, 1846-1851...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Seigniorial manor of, headquarters of Mo...
Wilson John 1809-1869 Born In Paisley Scotland Came To Canada
1823; for some years worked on a farm near Perth. Studied law a...
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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