Canadian History Dictionary Du Bois D'egriseilles Abbe J B
(Bishop Laval era) Devotes his fortune to religious
work at Mo...
Townshend George Marquis 1724-1807 Born In Norfolk England
Entered the army, and engaged in the battles of Dettingen, Font...
(Tilley era) Recruits Fenian army in New York, 105; his force
Astor Fur Company
Scrope A Poulett
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Quoted on Baldwin, 64, 80;...
Said to have been named by La Salle's men, in derision of his
Index : George Brown Era Withdraws From Confederation Scheme 185-186 Count Frontenac Era English
settlements in, attacked, 46. (Bishop Laval era) French success...
Atkins D A
(John Graves Simcoe era) Opens school at Napanee, 167.
At Montreal, over the St. Lawrence. Built by Robert
Fort built by the Hudson's Bay Company, at mouth of Hayes
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontaine...
See Schenectady. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) Indian name for...
City of Ontario; founded by Peter McGregor, in 1826. =Index=:
Allan George William 1822-1901 Born In York Upper Canada
Educated at Upper Canada College; studied law and called to the...
Supreme Court Of Canada
Created by Act of Parliament in 1875.
Consists of a chief-just...
Irving Paulus Aemilius 1714-1796 Served Under Wolfe At Quebec
administered government of Canada, 1765; appointed lieutenant-g...
Accompanied Maurelle in 1792 to North-West Coast.
Carried out ...
Belmont Francois Vachon De
Came to Canada from France in 1680, and
joined the Seminary of...
Astor John Jacob 1763-1848 Founder Of Astor Fur Company Index :
(General Brock era) Sends news of declaration of war in 1812, 2...
Russian Convention 1825
(Sir James Douglas era) Its provisions, 118-119.
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.=:
Dict. Nat. Biog.
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