Canadian History Dictionary Grey Henry George Third Earl 1802-1894 Secretary For The
colonies, 1830-1833; secretary for war, 1835-1841; succeeded to...
Tracy Alexandre De Prouville Marquis De 1603-1670 Served In The
French army, and in 1655 recaptured Cayenne from the Dutch. In ...
Peters Samuel Leonard
(Tilley era) Uncle of Sir Leonard Tilley, 5.
Falkland Lucius Bentinck Viscount
Governor of Nova Scotia,
1840-1846. =Index=: (Joseph Howe era)...
Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era Anxious To Avoid War With Britain 423 Issues Neutrality
proclamation, 444; annoyed at Mackenzie, 445; pardons Mackenzie...
Yorke Sir Joseph Sydney 1768-1831 Entered The Navy In 1780 In
1781 joined the Duke and later the Formidable, both under Sir
Wiseman Nicholas Patrick Stephen 1802-1865 Born At Seville Spain
Educated at St. Cuthbert's College, Ushaw, near Durham, and the...
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Discovers Mouth Of Columbia 14 15 Bib : Bancroft
History of the North-West Coast.
(General Brock era) At war with republican France, 8; its invas...
Lount Samuel 1791-1838 William Lyon Mackenzie Era Member For Simcoe 316 Election
corruption, 317; given command of rebels, 360; arrives at Montg...
Bib : Kingsford Early Canals Merritt Biography Of W H
Merritt; Matheson, Welland Canal (Women's Can. Hist. Soc. Trans...
Map Of The Country Between The Great Lakes And The Mississippi April
11, 1777. MS.
Saskatchewan University Of
Act passed establishing the university,
1907. Board of Governo...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Established near Cataraqui, 265. ...
(Sir James Douglas era) Son of Dr. John McLoughlin, accompanies...
Index : Lord Elgin Era Proprietor Of The Toronto Examiner And A Leader Of The
Clear Grits, 110-111. (William Lyon Mackenzie era) President of...
In British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) First exp...
(Wilmot era) Solicitor-general, New Brunswick, 1846, 116; joins...
Smith William 1728-1793 Born In New York City Graduated At Yale
1745; called to the New York bar, and practised in that city. I...
Mcgill Peter 1789-1860 Born In Scotland Emigrated To Canada In
1809; became a wealthy merchant of Montreal. President of the B...
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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