Canadian History Dictionary Hochelaga
An Iroquoian town situated, in 1535, on Montreal Island.
Richardson James 1791-1875 Entered The Provincial Marine 1809
and served through the War of 1812. Entered the ministry of the...
Newcastle Henry Pelham Tiennes Pelham Clinton Duke Of 1811-1864
Entered Parliament, 1832; chief secretary for Ireland, 1846; an...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Armed schooner of eighty tons, 113; Pr...
Born in England, 1758. Accompanied Captain Cook on
his last vo...
Sherwood Levins Peters 1777-1850 Born In St John's Lower Canada
Removed to Upper Canada; studied law and called to the bar, 180...
Discovered by John Cabot in 1497. First settlement made by
(Sir James Douglas era) Methodist missionary--arrives, 1862, 27...
Nelson Robert 1794-1873 Born In Montreal Practised As A Surveyor
and in 1812 served during the War. In 1827 elected with Louis J...
One of the provisional districts formed out of the
Campbell Sir Alexander 1821-1892 Studied Law Under John A
Macdonald, with whom he later formed a partnership; and called ...
Brock Sir Hugh
(General Brock era) Supposed ancestor of General Brock, 5.
Cramahe Hector Theophilus
(Lord Dorchester era) Member of Council, sent by Murray on
(George Brown Era) A leader of the Clear Grits, 39. (Lord Elgin...
Vergor Duchambon De
In command of Fort Beausejour, 1745. A
confederate of the inte...
(General Brock era) Captures schooner Cayahoga with stores and
Founded May 17, 1642, by Chomedy de Maisonneuve. Champlain
(Samuel de Champlain era) Negotiates restoration of Quebec, 220...
St Lawrence And Atlantic Railway
(Lord Elgin era) Chartered, 1845, to connect
with Atlantic and...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Casual and territorial, how derive...
Campbell Sir William 1758-1834 Born In Scotland Enlisted As A
private in a Highland regiment; came to America during the Revolutionary
War; took part in the battle of Yorktown, 1781; after his release
determined to remain in America. Studied law and called to the bar of
Nova Scotia; practised his profession for nineteen years; elected to the
Assembly of Cape Breton; attorney-general. Appointed to a puisne
judgeship in Upper Canada, 1811; chief-justice, 1825; retired, 1829;
knighted, 1829. =Bib.=: Morgan, Cel. Can.; Read, Lives of the
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