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(Samuel de Champlain era) French ambassador in London, instruct...
Davies Sir Louis Henry 1845- Born In Prince Edward Island
Educated at Prince of Wales College; studied law and called to ...
Hermitage At Caen L Laval Passes Three Years At 25
A French coureur de bois, whose tragic death forms the
Born at Ernestown, Upper Canada. Followed his father's
Mcleod John 1788-1849 Born In Scotland Entered The Service Of The
Hudson's Bay Company; conducted Selkirk's colonists from York F...
(John Graves Simcoe era) In Upper Canada, 177.
A city of Quebec, at the mouth of the Richelieu River. Named
(Count Frontenac era) Local representatives without votes, prov...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Sent to Athabaska district ...
Index : Joseph Howe Era Delegate Of Anti-confederate Party Goes To
England with Howe to demand repeal of British North America Act...
Carter Sir Frederic Bowker Terrington 1819-1900 Born At St
John's, Newfoundland. Studied law and called to the bar of Newf...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Godfather to young Hurons, 233.
Clark Lieutenant-colonel Thomas
(General Brock era) Command assigned to, on Niagara
(Wilmot era) Member for St. John in New Brunswick Assembly, 105...
Dawson Sir John William 1820-1899 Born At Pictou Nova Scotia
Educated at Edinburgh University. Accompanied Sir Charles Lyell...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Commanded by Riedesel, 114; not a...
Young George Paxton 1819-1889 Born At Berwick-upon-tweed Educated
at the University of Edinburgh; came to Canada, 1847; minister ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Frigate in which Montcalm embarked at Br...
Bib : Laut Conquest Of The Great North-west
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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