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Town in Ontario, situated at mouth of River Maitland, Huron
Henry Alexander The Younger
Nephew of preceding. Entered service of
North West Company abo...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Meets Champlain on his return from th...
Toronto Alliance Society
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Sympathizes with Lower Canada, 327...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Skirmish at, 103.
Aillon Father De La Roche D'
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet interpreter and
(John Graves Simcoe era) Rebel captain, killed by Rangers, 32.
(George Brown Era) Proposes Metcalfe's health at St. Andrew's S...
Hodgson Sir Robert 1798-1880 Born In Charlottetown Prince Edward
Island. Educated at Windsor, Nova Scotia, and called to the bar...
(General Brock era) On Niagara River, a mile and a half above t...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Aids Mackenzie's escape, 397.
(George Brown Era) Need of, in Upper Canada, shown by George Br...
Richmond Charles Lennox Fourth Duke Of 1764-1819 Entered
Parliament, 1790; privy councillor, 1807; lord lieutenant of Ir...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In battle of Ste. Foy, 257.
Newcastle Henry Pelham Tiennes Pelham Clinton Duke Of 1811-1864
Entered Parliament, 1832; chief secretary for Ireland, 1846; an...
Provision was made by the Parliament of Canada, in 1872, for
Bib : Parkman Pioneers Of France White Atlas Of Canada
Cass Lewis 1782-1866 Served Under General Hull In War Of 1812
Drew up Hull's flamboyant proclamation to the people of Canada....
Special Council Of Lower Canada
(Lord Sydenham era) Summoned to consider question of
First steamboat on the St. Lawrence. Built by John
Molson at M...
Beaver Dam Battle Of
In War of 1812. FitzGibbon commanded a
detachment of the 49th Regiment, with several hundred Indians.
Boerstler, with a party of 600 men, advanced from Fort George by way of
Queenston to surprise him, but was ambushed by a body of Indians.
FitzGibbon, who had been warned of the approach of Boerstler by Laura
Secord, advanced with his men of the 49th and demanded the surrender of
the Americans, who, believing themselves surrounded by a superior force,
capitulated. The engagement took place June 24, 1813. See also War of
1812. =Bib.=: Lucas, Canadian War of 1812; Hannay, War of 1812:
FitzGibbon, A Veteran of 1812; Curzon, Laura Secord, the Heroine of
1812: Cruikshank, The Fight in the Beechwoods; Thompson, Jubilee
History of Thorold.
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