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In command of Fort Beausejour, 1745. A
confederate of the inte...
Patterson James Colebrooke 1839- Born In Ireland Came To Canada
1857; entered civil service at Ottawa; studied law and called t...
Washington George 1732-1799 First President Of The United States
Ryerson Egerton 1803-1882 Egerton Ryerson Era Born March 24 1803 Near Village Of
Vittoria, Upper Canada, 1; parentage, 1; his father a United Em...
Head Sir Francis Bond 1793-1875 Served In Royal Engineers At
Waterloo; travelled in South America, 1825-1826; appointed
Battle in War of 1812, Oct. 26, 1813. The stream from
St Ours Francois-xavier De 1714-1759 Served In The Campaigns Of
1758 and 1759; severely wounded in the attack on Fort George; c...
Special Council Of Lower Canada
(Lord Sydenham era) Summoned to consider question of
Cap Du Ciel
(Samuel de Champlain era) French vessel seized by English, 222....
Le Borgne De Belle Isle Emmanuel
(Samuel de Champlain era) Takes Fort St. Pierre, 236.
Bompas William Carpenter 1853-1906 Born In London England
Ordained deacon, 1859; priest, 1865; came to Canada latter year...
Prescott Richard 1725-1788 Born In England Entered The Army And
promoted major, 1756; lieutenant-colonel, 1762, and served in E...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Aids Mackenzie's escape, 384.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Early settler, 145.
Eliott G A
(Lord Dorchester era) Deputy postmaster-general, 243; expresses...
(Bishop Laval era) La Barre's expedition halts at, 193.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Son of Governor Simcoe, killed in stor...
Hunter Peter 1746-1805 General Brock Era Lieutenant-governor Of Upper Canada
and commander of forces in British North America, 45; calls att...
Rises in northern British Columbia and flows into the
Burgoyne John 1723-1792 Born In England Educated At Westminster
and entered the army in 1740. In 1775 served in New England; second in
command, 1776, and lieutenant-general, 1777. In the latter year
succeeded General Carleton as commander-in-chief of the forces in
Canada. After several successful engagements with the Americans,
defeated at Saratoga in October, 1777. In 1782 commander-in-chief in
Ireland. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era) Arrives with reinforcements, 144; marches up
Richelieu, 146; returns to England, 163; returns to Canada, haying been
promoted over head of Carleton, 171; his personal charm, 174; his
previous career, 175, 176; occupies Ticonderoga, 178; injudicious speech
of, 178; his surrender at Saratoga, 180; his defence of himself, 182.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) A court favourite, supersedes Carleton, 112; his disastrous
campaign, 113, 126; Hamilton's expedition compared to his, 168. =Bib.=:
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