Canadian History Dictionary Hamilton Alexander 1757-1804 American Statesman Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Anxious to keep on good terms with Britain, 286; Talleyrand's o...
Costigan John 1835- Represented Victoria In New Brunswick
Legislature, 1861-1866; elected to Dominion House of Commons, 1...
Vidal Alexander 1819-1906 Born At Brocknell Berkshire England
Educated at Christ's Hospital, London, and in 1834 came to Cana...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Servant of Madame Hebert, murdered by...
Indian chief. (Sir James Douglas era) His relations with Meares...
Cartier Sir Georges Etienne 1814-1873 Sir John A Macdonald Era Associated With
Macdonald in MacNab-Tache ministry, 75; forms administration, 8...
Montgomery Richard 1736-1775 Born In Ireland Entered The British
army, 1754, and in 1757 stationed at Halifax, Nova Scotia; serv...
(Lord Dorchester era) Accused in connection with Walker affair,...
Vaux Mme De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Grandmother of Montcalm, 4.
See Marie de l'Incarnation.
Richardson John 1796-1852 Born Near Niagara Falls Ontario In
1812 served during the war in the Canadian militia; at the batt...
Second-in-command, under Admiral Saunders, before
(General Brock era) Arrested, 127; discharged, 128. (Sir George...
Handy Henry S
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Commander of "patriot" army, 427; ...
Bib : Morgan Can Men
Gibson John Morrison 1842- Educated At The University Of Toronto
studied law and called to the bar of Ontario, 1867. Elected to ...
Le Gardeur De Tilly Charles 1611-1695 Brother Of Pierre Le Gardeur
de Repentigny; a native of Normandy; came to Canada in 1636; an...
Fundy Bay Of
Explored by De Monts and Champlain in 1604. Probably
Pacific Fur Company
Organized by John Jacob Astor in 1810. Sometimes
known as the ...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Aids Mackenzie's escape, 389.
Area 372,630 square miles. Vancouver Island became a
crown colony in 1849; ten years later the mainland was organized as a
separate colony; in 1866 island and mainland became one; and in 1871 the
colony became a province of the Dominion of Canada. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Organic
existence since 1859, or including Vancouver Island, since 1849, 1;
origin of name, 57; gold-fields, 22; created separate colony, 1858, 229;
early government of, 231-235; revenue, 232; roads, etc., 232, 237-238,
249-253; relations with the Hudson's Bay Company, 233; character of
early population, 241-243; formal establishment of colony at Fort
Langley, 1858, 245-246; Hill's Bar affair, 248-249; plans for
transcontinental road, 253-254; population in 1859, 256; agriculture,
256-257; financial problems, 258-262; dissatisfaction with dual
governorship, 289; popular grievances, 290-291; views of Douglas,
291-293; Legislative Council, 294-297; union of British Columbia and
Vancouver Island, 297-300, 308; British Columbia Legislature meets for
first time in Victoria, Dec. 17, 1867, 311; entry into Dominion,
311-316; terms of union, 313-315; first Legislative Assembly after the
union, 315; transcontinental railway, 317-328; population, 1900,328;
agriculture, 329-330; fisheries, 330-331; lumber, 332-333; minerals,
333-334; industrial problems, 335; oriental labour, 336-337; education,
338-340. (Sir John A Macdonald era) Opposition to entry into Confederation, 149; difficulties
removed, 149; terms of union, 149-150; union completed, July 20, 1871,
150; difficulties over building of Canadian Pacific Railway drive
province to verge of secession, 215, 233-234. =Bib.=: Begg, History of
British Columbia; Bancroft, History of British Columbia; Macdonald,
British Columbia and Vancouver's Island; Macfie, Vancouver Island and
British Columbia; Morice, The History of the Northern Interior of
British Columbia; Herring, Among the People of British Columbia;
Fitzgerald, The Hudson's Bay Company and Vancouver Island; Mayne,
Four Years in British Columbia; Baillie-Grohman, Sport and Life in
Western America and British Columbia; Metin, La Colombie Britannique;
Indians of British Columbia (R. S. C., 1888); Langevin, Report on
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