Canadian History Dictionary Villebon Chevalier De
Arrived at Port Royal, June 14, 1690, being
commissioned to in...
Somerville Alexander 1811-1885 Born In Scotland Served In The
regular army. Came to Canada, 1858. Took up newspaper work; for...
Varin J B
(Lord Elgin era) Commissioner under Seigniorial Tenure law, 187...
Bancroft George 1800-1891 Educated At Harvard University
Cambridge, and in Germany. Secretary of the navy, 1845; ambassa...
York. Plan of Toronto Harbour and the proposed town and part
Bib : Expulsion Of Acadians N S Hist Soc Vol 5 For Biog
see Dent, Can. Por.; Rose, Cyc. Can. Biog.
Navigation Art Of
(Samuel de Champlain era) Highly praised by Champlain, 7.
Newspaper, published at Toronto. =Index=: (George Brown Era) Fo...
Street George F
(Wilmot era) Solicitor-general of Brunswick, 34.
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index.=: (George Brown Era) Th...
On west coast of Vancouver Island. Discovered and named
Council Of Assiniboia
Appointed by the Hudson's Bay Company, for the
government of t...
(Joseph Howe era) Chosen leader of Anti-Confederation party in
Bib : Doughty Siege Of Quebec
Battle Of The Plains
See Quebec, Siege of, 1759.
Embraces the islands lying north of the mainland
of Canada. Tr...
Richardson James 1791-1875 Entered The Provincial Marine 1809
and served through the War of 1812. Entered the ministry of the...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Newspaper, Mackenzie starts, 320; ...
Breda Treaty Of
Signed between England and France, 1667. Brought to
a close th...
La Terriere Pierre De Sales
Came to Canada from France, 1766;
appointed agent at Quebec fo...
Arthur Sir George 1784-1854 The Last Lieutenant-governor Of Upper
Canada, 1838-1841. The chief event of his tenure of office was the
suppression of the Upper Canadian Rebellion. Had been successively
governor of Honduras and Van Diemen's Land previous to his Canadian
appointment; and on leaving Canada appointed to the governorship of
Bombay. =Index=: (William Lyon Mackenzie era) Governor of Upper Canada, 435; disregards clemency
petitions, 435; learns of intended attack on Canada, 441; renews reward
for Mackenzie's capture, 445; proposes exchange of prisoners and
refugees, 463; United States refuses, 463. (General Brock era) Organizes military
gathering at Queenston Heights, 313. (Lord Sydenham era) Succeeds Sir F. B. Head, 109;
reactionary in his views, 109-110; his attitude towards responsible
government, 125-126; cautioned by colonial secretary, 127; instructed to
act in harmony with new governor-general, 144; meets him at Montreal,
153; explains his position and views, 156-161; receives governor-general
at Toronto, and hands over seal of province, 197. (Egerton Ryerson era) His efforts to
repel American attacks, 117; Ryerson disappointed in, 118; proposes
division of Clergy Reserves, 119. See Rebellion of 1837 (Upper
Canada). =Bib.=: Kingsford, History of Canada; Dent, Upper Canadian
Rebellion; Bradshaw, Self-Government in Canada; Read,
Lieutenant-Governors of Upper Canada.
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