Canadian History Dictionary Mabane Adam 1734-1792 Born In Scotland Studied Medicine At
Edinburgh University; came to Canada, and practised his profess...
Tracy Alexandre De Prouville Marquis De 1603-1670 Served In The
French army, and in 1655 recaptured Cayenne from the Dutch. In ...
King's American Regiment
(Lord Dorchester era) Commanded by Fanning, 202.
(Sir James Douglas era) With Dixon, sails from England, 1785, 2...
Queenston Heights Battle Of
In War of 1812. Brock commanded the
British forces, consisting...
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontaine...
Index : Lord Dorchester Era First Bishop Of Quebec 271 John Graves Simcoe Era Appointed Bishop Of
Quebec, 158; visits Upper Canada, 158; made legislative and exe...
The name applied to the territories of the Hudson's Bay
Sketch Of Kingston Harbour Showing The Grounds Reserved For The
purposes of Government for Public Works. Buildings, Naval Yard,...
A partner of the North West Company. =Index=:
(Sir Frederick H...
Erskine David Montagu Second Baron 1776-1855 General Brock Era British
minister at Washington, premature announcement of, with respect...
(Lord Dorchester era) Citizen of Quebec, assists Americans, 120...
St Veran Marquise De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Mother of Montcalm, 3; her fortitude, 8;...
(Count Frontenac era) Missionary to Abenaquis, 250.
On Mohawk River, near Lake Oneida. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester er...
Guilford Frederick North Second Earl Of 1732-1792 Entered
Parliament, 1754; chancellor of the exchequer 1767; premier, 17...
Auckland George Eden Earl Of 1784-4849 Index : Lord Sydenham Era President Of
board of trade, when Poulett Thomson was vice-president, 26.
Island in the West Indies. (General Brock era) Revolution in, 3...
Accompanied Elisa to North-West Coast, 1790;
founded a Spanish...
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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