Canadian History Dictionary Fort Fraser
In northern British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) ...
Bib : Works: Jean Talon Intendant De La Nouvelle France Discours
et Conferences. For biog., see Morgan, Can. Men; Canadian Who's...
Derby Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley Fourteenth Earl
(1799-1869). Entered Parliament, 1820; Irish secretary, 1830-18...
White Thomas 1830-1888 Born In Montreal Educated At The High
school there. Joined the editorial staff of the Quebec Gazette;...
(Tilley era) Member of Executive Council, New Brunswick,
(Joseph Howe era) Chosen leader of Anti-Confederation party in
(Lord Sydenham era) Of the governor, large range of duties
Morris James 1798-1865 Born In Scotland Came To Canada As A Child
with his parents; in business at Brockville with his brothers, ...
Carling Sir John 1828- Represented Town Of London In Legislative
Assembly, 1857-1867; and continued to sit for the same constitu...
Verrazano Giovanni Du
Born near Florence, Italy, in 1470. Entered
French marine serv...
Murray James 1719-1794 Entered The Army 1740 And Served In The
West Indies, Flanders, and Brittany. In 1758 commanded a brigad...
Bib : Cyc Am Biog
(General Brock era) Arrested, 127; discharged, 128. (Sir George...
Jesuits' Estates Act
Passed by the Mercier government in Quebec,
1888. Following th...
St Ours Charles Louis Roch De 1753-1834 Entered Public Life On
the establishment of civil government in Canada, and appointed ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commanded the volunteers who first climb...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Erects fort in Cape Breton, 200.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given by Champlain to the Upper ...
(Lord Dorchester era) British vessel on Lake Champlain, 154.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In battle of Ste. Foy, 259, 263.
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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