Canadian History Dictionary Laverdiere Charles Honore 1826-1873 Educated At Laval University
Studied for the church and ordained priest. Joined the faculty ...
Bib : Morgan Can Men Canadian Who's Who
Gibbs Thomas Nicholson 1821-1883 Born In Terrebonne Quebec
Engaged in business pursuits at Oshawa. Defeated for election t...
(Tilley era) Elected for the county of Carleton, New
Bib : Keefer Canals Of Canada R S C 1893 Waterways Of
Canada (Women's Can. Hist. Soc. of Ottawa, Trans., vol. 2);
Entree de la Riviere Niagara, dans le fond du Lac Ontario ou
In Northern British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) ...
Caron Sir Joseph Philippe Rene Adolphe 1843-1908 Born In Quebec
Studied law; entered public life in 1873 as member of Dominion ...
Fort St Louis
On Illinois River, near site of present town of La
Opened 1668, in a house belonging to the widow of
Meilleur Jean Baptiste 1795-1878 Born In St Laurent Near
Montreal. Educated at the College of St. Sulpice, Montreal; stu...
Index : Sir Frederick Haldimand Era Incorporated In Indian Confederacy 148 Bib : See
Iroquois; Six Nations.
Franklin Benjamin 1706-1790 American Statesman And Philosopher
(Bishop Laval era) Describes church at Montreal, 89.
Founded at Quebec in 1779. The first public library in
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commands Montreal militia, 105.
Skelton Rev Thomas
(Lord Dorchester era) Step-father of Carleton, 29.
Wood Edmund Burke 1820-1882 Born Near Fort Erie Ontario Educated
at Overton College, Ohio. Called to the bar of Upper Canada, 18...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Son of Governor Simcoe, killed in stor...
Campbell Robert 1808-1894 Entered Service Of Hudson's Bay Company
1832, and sent to the Mackenzie River district, 1834. For the next
eighteen years, engaged in exploring the upper waters of the Liard and
Yukon Rivers, and establishing the fur trade in this region. In 1852
made a remarkable journey on snow-shoes, from Fort Simpson to Crow-wing,
Minnesota, about three thousand miles. Made a chief factor, 1867, and
retired from the service of the Company, 1871. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Builds Fort
Dease, 1838, 123-124; ordered to Mackenzie River department, 1834, 124;
crosses to Pacific by Stikine, 124; Fort Dease burned, 124; ascends
Liard River to Lake Francis, crosses to Lake Finlayson, and reaches
Pelly River, 124; builds post on Lake Francis, and at Pelly Banks, 124;
descends Pelly to junction with Lewes, 124; builds Fort Selkirk at mouth
of Lewes, 124; descends Yukon to mouth of Porcupine, and returns to Fort
Simpson by Porcupine and Mackenzie, 125. (Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Ascends Liard River and
discovers the Upper Yukon, 111; a Perthshire Highlander, 228; discoverer
of Upper Yukon, 228. =Bib.=: Discovery and Exploration of the Youcon
River. For biog., see Bryce, Sketch of the Life and Discoveries of
Robert Campbell and Hudson's Bay Company; Laut, Conquest of the
Great North-West; Burpee, Search for the Western Sea.
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