Canadian History Dictionary Astorians
Name applied to members of the two expeditions fitted out
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Exploits of the Alabama, 98; inflict...
(General Brock era) Niece of Sir Isaac Brock, 133.
Hunter Captain Of
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Obtains information as to movements of F...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Unsuccessful employment of by French at ...
Knox Henry 1750-1806 American General In Revolutionary War
Russian-american Fur Company
Chartered in 1799, with a monopoly of
the fur trade of Russian...
(General Brock era) Captain of Leopard, fires on Chesapeake,
(John Graves Simcoe era) Commands 5th Regiment, his residence a...
See St. Maurice River.
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Created by Constitutional Act, 52;...
Buteux Jacques 1600-1652 Born In France In 1634 Sent As A
missionary to Canada, and arrived at the new settlement of Thre...
Sherbrooke Sir John Coape 1760-1830 Born In Nottinghamshire
England. Entered the army; took part in the capture of Seringap...
Paris Treaty Of
Between England and France, signed 1763. Ceded
Canada to Brita...
Cartwright Sir Richard John 1835- Grandson Of The Preceding Born
at Kingston. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin. Entered publi...
De Lancy's Brigade Of Loyalists
(Lord Dorchester era) Mentioned, 202.
A member of the Irish bar. Judge of the Supreme Court
Tanguay Cyprien 1819-1902 Born In The City Of Quebec Graduated At
Quebec Seminary in 1839, and ordained priest 1843. In 1860 remo...
Vancouver George 1758-1798 Entered British Navy 1771 Sailed In
the Resolution with Captain Cook on his second voyage, 1772-177...
Weir Lieutenant George
Came to Canada with the 32nd Regiment; served
in the Rebellion...
Aubert De La Chesnaye Charles 1630-1702 Born At Amiens Came To
Canada, 1655. Chief clerk of the Compagnie des Indes Occidentales, 1665.
Engaged in the fur-trade at Cataraqui, 1674. In 1677 obtained a grant of
Ile Dupas. In 1679 made a visit to Paris, and in 1683 back again at
Cataraqui. In 1696 prepared an important memoir on the commerce of the
colony. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) His description of Canadians, 117-118; his
liberality on occasion of Quebec fire, 186. =Bib.=: Parkman, Old
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