Canadian History Dictionary River St Lawrence
Plan of part of the River St. Lawrence, from
Montreal to the P...
Bib : Dent Can Por And Last Forty Years Mackenzie Hon
George Brown; Pope, Memoirs of Sir John A. Macdonald; Willison,...
Dorion Jean Baptiste Eric 1826-1866 Brother Of Preceding One Of
founders of L'Avenir, 1848. Sat in the Legislature, 1854-1857, ...
Jesuit missionary in the Huron country, 1643. Had been
Wilson John 1809-1869 Born In Paisley Scotland Came To Canada
1823; for some years worked on a farm near Perth. Studied law a...
Index : Count Frontenac Era Expedition Of Courcelles To 59 Of Frontenac 76-84 Fort
afterwards known as Fort Frontenac, erected at, 83. (Sir Freder...
(Lord Dorchester era) Accused of instigating litigation, 53.
Botsford Bliss 1813-1890 Born At Sackville New Brunswick
Educated at King's College, Fredericton; called to the bar, 183...
Bib : Lucas Canadian War Of 1812 See Also War Of 1812
Dickey Robert Barry 1811-1903 Born In Amherst Nova Scotia
Studied law, and called to the bar of Nova Scotia, and of New B...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit mission at, 235.
(Wilmot era) Member for St. John in New Brunswick Assembly, 105...
Harrison Robert Alexander 1833-1878 Studied Law And Appointed To
crown law department of Upper Canada, 1854. Retired, 1859, and ...
Le Sage Captain
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Repulses landing of English, 107.
The first public library in Canada was the Quebec library,
Pontiac 1720-1769 Born On The Ottawa River An Ally Of The French
during their struggles against the British colonists. In 1746 h...
Eustis William 1753-1825 General Brock Era United States Secretary Of War His
confident prediction of conquest of Canada, 215. =Bib.=: Cyc. A...
Canning Charles John Viscount 1812-1862 Postmaster-general Under
Aberdeen and Palmerston. Governor-general of India, 1855, and t...
Harmon Daniel Williams
Born in Vermont. Entered service of North
West Company, 1800, ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Deceived by the hoisting of French flag ...
Son of a United Empire Loyalist; born at Schenectady,
on the Mohawk. His father brought the family to Canada, and settled in
Glengarry. The son entered the service of the North West Company, in
1786, and was for many years in charge of the Nipigon district. In 1814
sent to Red River, to oppose Selkirk's plans. In 1816, before the Seven
Oaks affair, seized by Colin Robertson, of the Hudson's Bay Company,
carried to York Factory, and sent to England, where he was promptly
released. Returned to Canada, settled at Williamstown, and represented
Glengarry from 1820 to 1824 in the Assembly of Upper Canada. =Index=:
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Sent by North West Company to Red River to break up Red River
Colony, 173; wins ten colonists from their allegiance to Selkirk, 173;
takes them to Upper Canada, 174; captured by Semple and sent to York
Factory, and finally to England, 178. =Bib.=: Bryce, Manitoba and
Hudson's Bay Company; Laut, Conquest of the Great North-West;
Masson, Bourgeois de la Compagnie du Nord-Ouest. Cameron's Sketch of
the Customs, etc., of the Natives in the Nipigon Country, and Nipigon
Journal, 1804-1805, are in Masson, vol. 2.
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