Canadian History Dictionary Vesey Colonel
(General Brock era) Question of land grant for, 138; letters to...
On Jemseg Creek, Queen's County, New Brunswick. =Index=: (Count...
Area 10,000 square miles. Discovered by Brebeuf and
(Samuel de Champlain era) Ravages of, among colonists, 22; call...
La Dauversiere Roger De
(Count Frontenac era) One of the founders of Montreal colony,
King's College Upper Canada
Granted royal charter, Mar. 15, 1827.
(Joseph Howe era) On his death, 1839, Joseph Howe offered his s...
The first industrial exhibition held in Canada, and
Themines Pons De Lauziere Marquis De 1552-1627 Marshal Of France
Newspaper published at Ottawa. Established, 1844. =Index=:
Smith Sydney 1771-1845 Lord Sydenham Era On Conservative Reaction In England
11; on Lord John Russell, 55. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.
(Bishop Laval era) Royal engineer, directs erection of fortific...
Davies Sir Louis Henry 1845- Born In Prince Edward Island
Educated at Prince of Wales College; studied law and called to ...
Rose Sir John 1820-1888 Born In Aberdeenshire Scotland Educated
there. In 1836 emigrated to Canada, and served during the Rebel...
In British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) First exp...
A western tribe, occupying the country between the west
Tache Sir Etienne Pascal 1795-1865 Born In St Thomas Quebec
Served during the War of 1812-1815. Studied medicine, practisin...
Brown John Gordon 1827-1896 Brother Of George Brown Born In
Scotland. Educated in Edinburgh and New York. In 1844 engaged o...
Simcoe John 1714-1759 Entered The Navy And Promoted Captain 1743
served on the court martial of Admiral Byng, 1756-1757. Command...
On Red River, about two miles below mouth of
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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