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(Lord Sydenham era) Tenure of, in Canada, 175; Lord John Russel...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Son of Governor Simcoe, killed in stor...
Deane Silas 1737-1789 Delegate From Connecticut To Continental
Congress, 1774. Sent to France as secret political agent, 1776....
See Bienville; Iberville; Longueuil.
Brig. See Adams.
Formerly Bytown. Founded about the year 1827, and named after
Clitherow John 1782-1852 Entered Army 1799 Lieutenant-colonel
1812; served in the Egyptian campaign, 1801; the Hanover campai...
(Sir James Douglas era) Voyage to the North-West Coast for sea-...
(Lord Elgin era) Member of Seigniorial Court, 187.
Denys Charles Sieur De Fronsac
(Samuel de Champlain era) Settles in Miramichi, 237.
(Lord Dorchester era) Case against, in connection with Walker
Founded through the far-sighted liberality of James
McGill, a ...
Marchand Etienne 1755-1793 Engaged In The Trade Between The West
Indies and North and South America. In 1790 sailed from Marseil...
Born in Normandy, 1608. Came to Canada, 1640. Two
Wiseman Nicholas Patrick Stephen 1802-1865 Born At Seville Spain
Educated at St. Cuthbert's College, Ushaw, near Durham, and the...
(Wilmot era) Represents Charlotte County in New Brunswick
Creighton John 1794-1878 Born In Nova Scotia Called To The Bar
1816, and created Q. C. by royal warrant, 1845. Sat in the Legi...
First seignior in New France. Mentioned at Quebec in
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Dict. Nat. Biog.
A village on the shores of the Basin of Minas. Stands upon
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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