Canadian History Dictionary Pearson Lieutenant-colonel
(General Brock era) Captured at sea by United States
Richards Sir William Buell 1815-1889 Born In Brockville Ontario
Studied law and called to the bar of Upper Canada, 1837. Electe...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Battle of, 108.
Dickey Robert Barry 1811-1903 Born In Amherst Nova Scotia
Studied law, and called to the bar of Nova Scotia, and of New B...
Accompanied Jogues and Chatelain to the Huron
mission, 1636; a...
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Liberal leader in Quebec, 25; prot...
Douglas Sir James 1803-1877 Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson Era A Man Of Imperial Mind 225
highest qualities as administrator, 225; with Dr. McLoughlin, 2...
Canada Trade Act
Passed by Imperial Parliament in 1822, with the
object of corr...
Varin J B
(Lord Elgin era) Commissioner under Seigniorial Tenure law, 187...
Pean Mdme Hugues Nee Davennes Des Meloises
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Casemate made for,
Hudson's Bay Company post. =Index=: (Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simp...
Born in New England. Took the Loyalist side in the
(George Brown Era) Edits a Bowmanville newspaper, charges Senat...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Chief factor Hudson's Bay C...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Murdered at Fort Garry by Riel's fol...
Entered the service of the Hudson's Bay Company about
Member of the Council of Nova Scotia, 1744. Took part in
Castillon Jacques De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Assisted in forming Company of New Fr...
Thornton Sir Edward
Born in London, England, 1817; son of Sir Edward
(Samuel de Champlain era) Lawyer, employed to contest Champlain...
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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