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Discovered by Cabot in 1497. Sir Humphrey Gilbert
Odell William Hunter 1811-1891 Born In New Brunswick Called To
the bar, 1838; appointed clerk of the Supreme Court of New Brun...
(Bishop Laval era) Chapel dedicated to, in church at Quebec, 84...
Bib : Hannay History Of New Brunswick
New Brunswick College Of
(Wilmot era) Early history of, 10. See also New
Through the Rocky Mountains. Elevation, 3733 feet
above sea le...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Storming of rebel camps at, 242. See...
(Count Frontenac era) Condemned by Champlain, 25; subject of di...
A Plan Of Bonaventur In The Baie Of Chaleurs In The Province Of
Quebec as surveyed agreeable to order and instructions of the H...
Vauquelin Jean 1726-1763 Born In Caen France Entered The Navy
and in 1745 successfully engaged a British frigate off Martiniq...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit mission at, 234.
Smith Sir Albert James 1824-1883 Born In Shediac New Brunswick
Educated at the Westmoreland County Grammar School; studied law...
Bib : Douglas Quebec In Seventeenth Century Relation 1625 Le
Clercq, Etablissement de la Foy; Parkman, Jesuits in North Amer...
On Jemseg Creek, Queen's County, New Brunswick. =Index=: (Count...
Farrer Edward 1850- Canadian Journalist Index : Sir John A Macdonald Era Chief
editorial writer of the Globe, 312; his pamphlet on annexation-...
Mcgill John 1752-1834 Born In Scotland Emigrated To Virginia In
1773. Espoused the royal cause in the Revolution; in 1777 a lie...
Mercier Honore 1840-1894 Born At Ste Athanase Quebec Educated
at the Jesuit College, Montreal. In 1865 called to the Quebec b...
Maseres Francis 1731-1824 Born In London Educated At Cambridge
In 1766 appointed attorney-general of Quebec, holding the posit...
La Corne De St Luc Louis Luc
Stationed at Fort St. Frederic (Crown
Point), 1741-1747; at La...
(Tilley era) Rector of Gagetown, 5.
Brock Sir Isaac 1769-1812 General Brock Era Birth And Descent 6 Enters Army
at age of fifteen, 7; joins 49th Regiment with rank of captain, and is
sent to West Indies, 8; returns to England on sick leave, 9; senior
lieutenant-colonel of his regiment, 10; takes part in expedition to
Holland under Sir Ralph Abercromby, 13; his account of battle of
Egmont-op-Zee, 17; quartered in Jersey and visits home in Guernsey, 22;
joins expedition to the Baltic, 24; his regiment ordered to Canada, 31;
arrives at Quebec, 34; his regiment ordered to Upper Province, 48; his
vigorous pursuit of deserters, 60; quells mutiny at Fort George, 61-63;
assumes command at the fort, 64; recommends establishment of corps of
veterans who on discharge might receive grants of land, 64; impressed by
comfortable condition of loyalist settlers, 65; contrasts their
character with that of settlers of the later (1793) immigration, 66;
takes special interest in Sergeant-Major (afterwards Colonel) James
FitzGibbon, 66; quartered in Quebec, 69; made a full colonel and goes to
England on leave, 70; returns to Canada, 73; assumes chief military
command at Quebec, 73; recommends strengthening of the fortifications of
Quebec, 75, 94; differences with President Dunn, 77; leaves control of
Indian affairs in Upper Canada to lieutenant-governor, 78; examines
accounts of the deputy commissary-general, 78, 79; effects improvements
in marine department, 80; tries to make Quebec impregnable, 86;
dissatisfied with measures of defence adopted by the civil government,
94; letters to James Cuthbert of Berthier, 95, 98; confident that
Canadians would vigorously resist American invasion, 97; leaves Quebec
to take command in Montreal, 99; appointed acting brigadier-general 99;
his social qualities, 101; returns to Quebec, 115; anxious for service
in Europe, 123, 124; considers war with United States (1809) imminent,
124; his opinion of the Lower Canada Assembly, 126; ordered to Upper
Canada, 133; his books, 135; literary tastes, 136; application for leave
not entertained, 136-138, 155; correspondence with Lieutenant-Governor
Gore respecting grant of land to Colonel Vesey, 138; high opinion
entertained of, at headquarters, 141; pleasantly entertained by
Lieutenant-Governor Gore, 143; anxiety as to management of Indians,
149-152; made major-general, 157; made president and administrator of
Upper Canada in absence of Lieutenant-Governor Gore, 159; financial
misfortune, 161; letter to his brother Irving, 163-165; his strong
family affection, 163; his energy as administrator, 168; his opinion of
the Little Belt affair, 173; his endeavours to avert Indian warfare,
176; sends plan of campaign to General Prevost, 177-179; recommends
increase of naval force on lakes, 178; offered service in Spain, but
does not accept it, 180; his plan for formation of flank companies
adopted, 181; speech on opening of Legislature of Upper Canada, 183;
measures proposed by, to Legislature, 184; recognizes presence of many
persons of doubtful loyalty in the province, 185, 214; disappointed with
action of Legislature, 185; urges importance of prompt seizure of
Detroit and Michilimackinac, 195; selects Major-General Shaw to protect
line between Kingston and Cornwall, 195; his Indian policy, 197;
receives news of declaration of war, 203; establishes headquarters at
Fort George, 204; instructs Captain Roberts to capture Michilimackinac,
210; commends militia in general order, 212; recognizes the great odds
against Canada, 215; sends Colonel Procter to Amherstburg, 215; his
proclamation in answer to Hull's, 217; proclamation as president of
province, 219, 221; opens the Legislature, 222; hears of capture of
Michilimackinac, 223; prorogues Legislature, 229; proceeds to western
frontier, 231; meets Tecumseh for the first time, 245; describes him to
Lord Liverpool, 247; forms three brigades, 247; decides on attacking
Detroit, 248; summons Hull to surrender, 250; attacks, 251-254; his
daring in battle, 253; takes Detroit and makes Hull's army prisoners of
war, 255, 256; praises his army, 258; his message to his brothers, 260;
his proclamation to inhabitants of Michigan territory, 261; armistice
concluded by Prevost deranges his plans, 261; arrives at York, and is
warmly welcomed, 262; letter to his brothers, 266-268; arrives at
Kingston, 268; proposes to attack Sackett's Harbour, but is overruled by
Prevost, 270, 271; letter to Prevost asking for reinforcements, 272,
273; replies to objections made by Prevost to Fort Wayne expedition,
275-277; instructed to evacuate Detroit, 277; extreme anxiety not to
alienate Indians, 277, 278, 280; health, discipline, and morals of his
army, 279; letter to his brother Savery, 280, 281; his force on Niagara
frontier, 287; his account of capture of brigs Detroit and Caledonia
by Americans, 290-293; rejoicing in England over the victory at Detroit,
295; Brock made K.C.B., 296; Prince Rupert's high opinion of, 297; last
despatch to Prevost, 298; in battle at Queenston Heights, 298-304; his
death, 304; a national loss, 312; his burial and monument, 312, 313.
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Sydenham ranked with, 112. =Bib.=: Tupper, Life and Correspondence
of Sir Isaac Brock; Read, Life of Brock; Nursey, Isaac Brock;
Lucas, Canadian War of 1812; Dent, Can. Por. See also War of 1812.
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