Canadian History Dictionary Devil's Hole
(General Brock era) Near Fort Niagara, massacre of British troo...
Briand Jean Olivier 1715-1794 Born In France Ordained Priest
1739; came to Canada, 1741; canon of Quebec Cathedral until 176...
Southern extension of Hudson Bay, discovered in 1610, by
(Count Frontenac era) Commandant of Fort Pemaquid, fires on Ind...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Prevalence of, between Upper Canada an...
(Bishop Laval era) Charitable work of, and of his brother,
The region of northern Canada, lying between the
Seven miles below Quebec. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Briti...
Montpensier Mlle De
(Count Frontenac era) Mme. Frontenac's relations with, 63.
(George Brown Era) Secret of its success in 1878, 241. (Sir Joh...
Ottawa University Of
Established, 1848. Originally incorporated
under the title of ...
Pontchartrain Louis Phelypeaux Comte De 1643-1727 Chancellor Of
France. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) Minister of marine, 72.
Belmont Francois Vachon De
Came to Canada from France in 1680, and
joined the Seminary of...
Baby James 1762-1833 Born At Detroit Educated At Quebec Seminary
and in 1784 travelled in Europe. On his return the following ye...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, drowned, 200.
Sicotte Louis Victor 1812-1889 Born In St Famille Boucherville
Quebec. Studied law, and called to the bar of Lower Canada, 183...
Leroux Laurent 1758-1855 Western Fur Trader Index : Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson Era Builds
post on Great Slave Lake, 18; sends Sutherland and the "English...
Colebrooke Sir William Macbean George 1787-1870 After Serving In
the army, and as political agent in the East, became lieutenant...
Red River Colony
Also known as the Red River Settlement; Selkirk
Sumner Charles 1811-1874 American Statesman And Leader In The
anti-slavery movement. Elected to Senate, 1851; chairman of com...
Barkley Charles William 1759-1832 Served In The East India
Company; sailed on a trading voyage for sea-otter skins to the
North-West Coast, 1787. Brought his bride with him, the first white
woman on the North-West Coast. Discovered and named Juan de Fuca Strait
the same year, and carried his cargo of furs to China. In 1792 made
another voyage to the North-West Coast, again accompanied by his wife,
who kept interesting journals of both voyages. Died at North Crescent,
Hartford. Barkley Sound, Vancouver Island, discovered and named by him.
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