Canadian History Dictionary Vancouver George 1758-1798 Entered British Navy 1771 Sailed In
the Resolution with Captain Cook on his second voyage, 1772-177...
(Bishop Laval era) Describes church at Montreal, 89.
Newspaper published at Brantford. Established, 1834. =Index=:
Pardoe Avern 1845- George Brown Era Librarian Of Legislative Assembly Of
Ontario, 255; a witness of the shooting of George Brown by Benn...
Thompson William 1725-1781 Born In Ireland Emigrated To
Pennsylvania, and commanded a troop of mounted militia in the F...
(Lord Dorchester era) Her action in the Nootka matter, 250. (Si...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) His account of Montcalm before the battl...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Rebel captain, killed by Rangers, 32.
Aguesseau Henri-francois 1668-1751 Studied Law Appointed Third
barrister of the Parliament of Paris, 1690; and attorney-genera...
Upper Canada Gazette Or American Oracle
(John Graves Simcoe era) First paper published in
Index : Wolfe / Montcalm Era Troops Landed At 100 Proclamation Affixed To Church
(Samuel de Champlain era) One of the vessels of Company of New ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Joiner, accompanies Robert Giffard to...
Mcleod Donald 1779-1879 Born In Scotland Educated At Aberdeen
University for the church, but entered the navy, 1803, and the ...
(Count Frontenac era) Erected at Cataraqui, 83; conceded to La ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In command of Fort William Henry, 45;
Steuben Frederick William Augustus Henry Ferdinand Baron Von
(1730-1794). Served through Seven Years' War. In 1777 offered h...
One of the provisional districts carved out of the
Built by Selkirk settlers, from Baldoon to Chatham on
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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