Canadian History Dictionary Patterson James Colebrooke 1839- Born In Ireland Came To Canada
1857; entered civil service at Ottawa; studied law and called t...
(Lord Dorchester era) Sent with seventy men to attack Arnold in...
Young Sir John
Bib : Bancroft North-west Coast
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Transport ship wrecked in St. Law...
Bib : White Atlas Of Canada Tyrrell Report On Northern Alberta
(Geol. Survey, 1886); Burpee, Search for the Western Sea; Hind,...
Index : General Brock Era Fort Village And Naval Station 59 Deputy
quartermaster-general stationed at, 80; military importance of,...
Huot P G
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) One of the leaders of the Quebec L...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Of the 34th Regiment, devastates ...
Newspaper published at Cobourg; established 1828. =Index=: (Geo...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Sent to Athabaska district ...
Tupper Charles 1794-1881 Born In Cornwallis Nova Scotia At The
age of twenty-one entered the ministry of the Baptist Church. H...
Holmes Charles 1711-1761 Third In Command Under Sir Charles
Saunders (q.v.) before Quebec, 1759; commander-in-chief in West...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Clerk, received gifts from Indians, 1...
Prideaux John 1718-1759 Born In Devonshire England Entered The
army in 1739 as an ensign. In 1743 took part in the battle of D...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Generosity of, 505.
A tribe of the Iroquois confederacy. Their country lay west
Cunard Sir Samuel 1787-1865 Born In Halifax His Practical
training fitted him for the important role he was to fill in th...
A village on the St. Lawrence, north shore, below
(General Brock era) Purchase of Louisiana by, 42; consequent ch...
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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