Canadian History Dictionary La Canardiere
(Count Frontenac era) Former name of Beauport flats, 293. (Wolf...
Canadian Alliance Society
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Founded, December, 1834, 258; its
La Vigne Captain De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Sails for France with Champlain, 141....
(John Graves Simcoe era) Rebel captain, killed by Rangers, 32.
Montagu Lady Mary Wortley 1689-1762 Wolfe / Montcalm Era On Death Of Wolfe 239
Billings Elkanah 1820-1876 Born In Township Of Gloucester
Ontario. Studied law, called to the bar, 1845, and practised in...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Becomes a first-class power, 6.
Stuart George Okill 1807-1884 Born In York Upper Canada Grandson
of the Rev. John Stuart, q.v. Educated at Kingston and Quebec, ...
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Liberal leader in Quebec, 25; prot...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit mission in Huron country, 92.
Stanmore Sir Arthur Hamilton Gordon Baron 1829- Sir John A Macdonald Era
Lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick, at first opposes Confeder...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Captain of the Don de Dieu, 39.
Name applied by the French to a confederacy of four
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Egoism the principle of, 17; Parkman on,...
Hampton Sir John Somerset Pakington First Baron 1799-1880 Sat For
Droitwich in British Parliament, 1837-1874; secretary for war a...
(General Brock era) Private of 41st, first man killed in War of...
Bib : Hulbert Niagara River Spencer Falls Of Niagara
Levis Gaston-francois Chevalier De 1720-1787 Entered French Army
in 1735; named second in command to Montcalm, 1756; sailed for ...
Courts Of Justice
(Lord Dorchester era) Established, 13; not satisfactory to
Hammond George 1763-1853 John Graves Simcoe Era British Minister At Philadelphia
consulted by Simcoe on the situation, 134, 144. =Bib.=: Dict. N...
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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