Canadian History Dictionary Aikins James Cox 1823-1896 Educated At Victoria College Elected
for Peel County, 1854, and sat in Assembly until 1861. Elected ...
Casgrain Henri Raymond 1831-1904 After Studying Medicine Decided
to enter the church, and ordained a priest in 1856. In 1872, ow...
Urfe Abbe D'
(Count Frontenac era) Haughtily treated by Frontenac, 110. (Bis...
Index : Lord Dorchester Era In Command Of Militia In 1777 187
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Nephew of Sir Frederick Haldimand...
(General Brock era) Of the 6th Regiment, assumes command on dea...
Trenton New Jersey
(Lord Dorchester era) Surrender of Hessians at, 164.
Livius Peter 1727?-1795 Resided At Portsmouth New Hampshire A
member of the Council under the royal government; quarrelled wi...
(Lord Sydenham era) Sydenham an early advocate of, 18.
Black John 1818-1882 Born In Scotland Emigrated To America With
his parents and studied for a time at Delaware Academy at Delhi...
Hoofstad van Kanada; an de Rivier van St. Laurens; das de
Ultimate source is at the head waters of the Bow
River, about ...
Belcher Jonathan 1711-1776 Second Son Of Governor Belcher Of
Massachusetts. Educated at Harvard University, Cambridge, and i...
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Recognized As Russian Territory By Convention Of 1825 118
A missionary station and fur-trading post, which
stood on the ...
La Fontaine Sir Louis-hippolyte Bart
(1807-1864). (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) His name
Son of foregoing. Scottish half-breed, in western fur
Clinton Sir Henry 1738-1795 Sent To America 1775 Served
in the South, and with Howe at Philadelphia; succeeded him as
(Lord Sydenham era) Made deputy inspector-general, 333.
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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