Canadian History Dictionary Rocky Mountain Fur Company
Founded at St. Louis, in 1822, by William
H. Ashley. The field...
Sicotte Louis Victor 1812-1889 Born In St Famille Boucherville
Quebec. Studied law, and called to the bar of Lower Canada, 183...
Sullivan John 1740-1795 Commanded Northern Army During
Revolutionary War in 1776; served in Canada; and took part in t...
Burton Sir Francis
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Lieutenant-governor of Lower Canada...
(Joseph Howe era) Associated with Joseph Howe in The Club, 10;
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Abandonment of, by French government, 53...
Born in England, 1758. Accompanied Captain Cook on
his last vo...
Kirke Sir David 1596-1655? Born In Dieppe Son Of A Scottish
merchant. Went to England, and, with his two brothers, given co...
(Wilmot era) Becomes member of New Brunswick government, 72.
(General Brock era) Younger brother of Brock, 15; gallant condu...
(Lord Sydenham era) Provision made for, by Clergy Reserves, 77....
Mornay Louis-francois Duplessis De
Bishop of Quebec, 1727-1733.
Consecrated at Paris, 1714, as co...
(Count Frontenac era) Rescues comrades cast away on Anticosti, ...
(Lord Dorchester era) His connection with the Walker case, 19.
(General Brock era) Expedition to, under Captain Muir, 274, 275...
Vancouver George 1758-1798 Entered British Navy 1771 Sailed In
the Resolution with Captain Cook on his second voyage, 1772-177...
Puget Sound Agricultural Company
(Sir James Douglas era) Organized, 129; agricultural
Small John E
(John Graves Simcoe era) Clerk of Executive Council, 178; his d...
A Canadian order, founded by Jean Jacques Olier, in 1640,
The Fenian Brotherhood is said to have been formed about
Campbell Sir Alexander 1821-1892 Studied Law Under John A
Macdonald, with whom he later formed a partnership; and called to the
bar of Upper Canada, 1843. Elected to the Legislative Council, 1858;
and Speaker, 1863. Commissioner of crown lands, 1864-1866;
postmaster-general in first Dominion ministry, 1867-1873; minister of
the interior, 1873; receiver-general, 1878-1879; postmaster-general,
1879-1880; 1880-1881; 1885-1887; minister of militia and defence, 1880;
minister of justice, 1881-1885. In 1887 appointed lieutenant-governor of
Ontario, an office which he retained up to the time of his death.
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