Canadian History Dictionary Yonge Street Toronto
Originally an Indian trail leading to Lake
Simcoe. Built as a ...
Pouchot 1712-1769 Born At Grenoble France Entered The Engineers'
corps of the French army in 1733, and served in Flanders, Corsi...
(Tilley era) Attorney-general, New Brunswick, appointed to
Imperial Federation League
Formed in Canada at a meeting in Montreal,
in May, 1885. A con...
Nicolet Jean 1598-1642 Born At Cherbourg Normandy Came To
Canada, 1618, and the same year sent to the Algonquians of Allu...
(Bishop Laval era) Dispute respecting, between Louis XIV and Po...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Vessel in which Recollet missionaries...
Le Clercq Chrestien
Recollet missionary in Canada, and historian of
his order. =In...
Weatherbe Sir Robert Linton 1836- Born In Prince Edward Island
Educated at Prince of Wales's College, Charlottetown, and Acadi...
Rockingham Charles Watson-wentworth Marquis Of 1730-1782 Born In
Yorkshire, England. Educated at Westminster School and St. John...
Cuoq Jean-andre 1821-1901 Entered The Sulpician Order In 1843 And
came to Canada two years later. Devoted his life to a minute st...
Newspaper published at New York. =Index=: (William Lyon Mackenz...
Came to Canada, 1639, with Madame de la Peltrie,
Marie de l'In...
Quebec Province Of
Area 351,873 square miles. Formed the principal
part of Canada...
Tracy Alexandre De Prouville Marquis De 1603-1670 Served In The
French army, and in 1655 recaptured Cayenne from the Dutch. In ...
Laval Charles Francois Guy Fanchon Bishop Laval Era Nephew Of Laval Educated
by him at Quebec, 140.
Index : Tilley Era Surveyor-general In Smith Government 91 Adds No Strength
to the government, 92; represents Westmoreland, 115. =Bib.=: Ro...
Russell Peter 1755-1825 Born In England In 1791 Accompanied
Simcoe to Canada, and appointed inspector-general; later becomi...
(General Brock era) Private of 41st, first man killed in War of...
Portland William Henry Cavendish Bentinck Third Duke Of 1738-1809
Educated at Eton and Oxford; entered Parliament, 1760; prime mi...
Brant Joseph 1742-1807 A Mohawk Indian Chief Whose Native Name
was Thayendanegea. Educated at an Indian school in Connecticut. Visited
England in 1775. In the Revolutionary War sided with the British and
rendered valuable service. Revisited England after the war. Translated
the Book of Common Prayer and St. Mark's Gospel into the Mohawk tongue
(London, 1787). =Index=: (John Graves Simcoe era) Mohawk Indian, distrusted by Simcoe, 75,
125; visits Philadelphia and received by Washington as Indian emissary,
121; part taken by, in subsequent negotiations, 124, 125; loss of
influence with his own people, 125; his motives and policy, 126, 128,
129; kills his son Isaac in self-defence, 192. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Commands scouting
parties, 153; made a colonel of Indians on Haldimand's recommendation,
154; did not harm women or children, 154, 170; his success against rebel
force under Lockerby, 169; advises reserve for Six Nation Indians, 258;
highly esteemed by Haldimand, 300; Allan MacLean's opinion of, 308;
visits Haldimand in London, 327. =Bib.=: Stone, Life of Brant;
Cruikshank, Joseph Brant in the American Revolution; Eggleston, Brant
and Red Jacket; Ke-che-ah-gah-me-qua, Life of Brant; Dent, Can.
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