Canadian History Dictionary Geological Survey
First suggested by Dr. Rae, in 1832. W. E.
(afterwards Sir) Lo...
La Jonquiere Jacques-pierre De Taffanel Marquis De
under d'Anville in the disastrous expedition agai...
Quebec Conference 1864
To discuss terms of Confederation. =Index=:
(Sir Georges E. Ca...
Montcalm Louis Joseph Marquis De 1712-1759 Wolfe / Montcalm Era Seigneur De Saint
Veran, his appointment as commander-in-chief in New France, 1; ...
Index : Count Frontenac Era English Claim To Disputed By France 204 La Barre
instructed to check English encroachments in, 205; expedition u...
Jarvis F S
(Lord Sydenham era) Gentleman usher of black rod, 334.
(Lord Dorchester era) Breaks out in army before Quebec, 120, 12...
Holton Luther Hamilton 1817-1880 Entered Public Life 1854 As One
of the members for Montreal; elected to Legislative Council, 18...
Wrangell Ferdinand Petrovitch Baron Von 1796-1870 Born In
Pleskau, Esthonia. Educated in the school for cadets in St. Pet...
A tribe of the Iroquois confederacy. Their villages stood
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Bill in reference to, intr...
(General Brock era) Commander of Iphigenie, and subsequently of...
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Demands disallowance of New Brunsw...
(General Brock era) Question respecting, 226. (Sir Frederick Ha...
Leroux Laurent 1758-1855 Western Fur Trader Index : Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson Era Builds
post on Great Slave Lake, 18; sends Sutherland and the "English...
Rocky Mountain Portage
Leads across an elbow of the Peace River, in
the mountains, ab...
Gerry Elbridge 1744-1814 American Statesman Index : General Brock Era
Governor of Massachusetts, 172. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am. Biog.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Son of Governor Simcoe, killed in stor...
Canadian Pacific Railway
The contract for construction of the railway
was signed Oct. 2...
A fort built by the French in 1750-1751, on Chignecto Bay,
The region of northern Canada, lying between the
Mackenzie River and Hudson Bay, and from the northern timber-line to
the Arctic. First visited by Samuel Hearne in 1770-1772. Late explorers
who traversed portions of the country are Franklin, in 1821; Back, in
1833; Dease and Simpson, in 1839; Richardson in 1848; and Anderson in
1855. Within more recent years, Warburton Pike, J. B. Tyrrell, J. W.
Tyrrell, D. T. Hanbury and Caspar Whitney have explored parts of the
Barren Grounds. =Bib.=: Hearne, Journey to the Northern Ocean;
Franklin, Narrative; Back, Arctic Land Expedition; Simpson, North
Coasts of America; Richardson, Arctic Searching Expedition; Anderson,
Descent of Great Fish River, in Royal Geog. Soc. Journal, 1856 and
1857; Pike, Barren Grounds; Tyrrell, Across the Sub-Arctics;
Hanbury, Northland of Canada; Whitney, On Snowshoes to the Barren
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