Canadian History Dictionary Detroit And Erie
Fort de Detroit et ses Environs, 1768. MS. Plan of a
(Lord Dorchester era) Brings news of Arnold's attack on St. Joh...
(Bishop Laval era) Ravages of, 239. See Smallpox.
The gulf coast of the province was discovered by
Cartier in 15...
Aubert De La Chesnaye Jacques
(Count Frontenac era) Trader, La Barre's dealings with,
See St. Maurice River.
Canadian Northern Railway
The first link in this transcontinental
railway dates back to ...
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Inspector-general, retires...
Bourget Ignace 1799-1885 Born At Point Levis Quebec Ordained In
1822; vicar-general of Montreal, 1836; coadjutor bishop of the ...
Perche France Bishop Laval Era Many Colonists Natives Of 116
(General Brock era) Expedition to, under Captain Muir, 274, 275...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet priest, 149.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of Company of New France, 17...
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Liberal leader in Quebec, 25; prot...
Anderson David 1814-1885 Born In London England Educated At
Edinburgh Academy and at Exeter College, Oxford. Vice-principal...
Imperial Federation League
Formed in Canada at a meeting in Montreal,
in May, 1885. A con...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Rescued by French grenadier from Indian
Poullain Father Guillaume
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet missionary, 87; goes to
Wrangell Ferdinand Petrovitch Baron Von 1796-1870 Born In
Pleskau, Esthonia. Educated in the school for cadets in St. Pet...
(Sir James Douglas era) Or Derby, proposed as capital of Britis...
Back Sir George 1796-1878 Entered The Navy As Midshipman In 1808
accompanied Franklin on his Arctic expeditions of 1818, 1819-1822, and
1824-1827. Promoted lieutenant, 1822, and commander, 1827. In 1833-1835,
led an expedition through what is now northern Canada, to the shores of
the Arctic, to ascertain the fate of Captain Ross. The expedition
resulted in the exploration of Great Fish River, which was renamed Back
River in honour of the explorer. In 1836 explored the Arctic coast,
between Regent Inlet and Cape Turnagain. Twice granted the gold medal of
the Royal Geographical Society; knighted, 1839; promoted admiral, 1857.
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