Canadian History Dictionary Mackenzie Sir Alexander 1755-1820 John Graves Simcoe Era Visits Simcoe 188
recommends establishment of two trading-posts on Pacific coast,...
Rowan Sir William
Born in Ireland, 1789. Entered the army as ensign,
1783; saw s...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Aide-de-camp to Levis, 139; his redoubt
Bradstreet Simon 1603-1697 Born In England Educated At Cambridge
and emigrated to Massachusetts, where he became assistant judge...
Located at Toronto. Formed in 1887 from the union
of Toronto B...
Townshend Lord Charles
(Samuel de Champlain era) Priest at Miscou, 234.
Jones Alfred Gilpin 1824-1906 Born At Weymouth Nova Scotia Of
United Empire Loyalist stock. Built up great shipping industry ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Vessel in which Recollet missionaries...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Rate of, 113.
Robinson John Beverley 1820-1896 Second Son Of Sir John Beverley
Robinson; born in Toronto. Educated at Upper Canada College; ap...
(Bishop Laval era) Heads mission established at Gannentaha, 65,...
Great Western Railway
Charter granted 1834, and renewed 1845.
Absorbed by the Grand ...
Bib : Parkman Pioneers Of France
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) English secretary to Haldimand, 2...
(Count Frontenac era) Killed at Laprairie, 313.
Dongan Thomas Earl Of Limerick 1634-1715 Colonial Governor Of New
York. Sent to America as governor, 1682. Resigned, 1688. Became...
Weir Lieutenant George
Came to Canada with the 32nd Regiment; served
in the Rebellion...
On Fraser River. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay ...
Great Slave Lake
In Northern Canada. Area 10,719 square miles.
Discovered by Sa...
Founded in London, 1824, by John Gait, as a colonizing
scheme. A large tract of land was purchased in what is now western
Ontario. Dunlop, Talbot, Strickland, and other pioneers of Upper Canada
were associated with Gait in the enterprise. The company is still in
existence. =Index=: (Lord Elgin era) An agency in settlement of Upper Canada, 145;
its unpopularity, 145. (Egerton Ryerson era) Offers to buy Clergy Reserves, 50. (George Brown Era)
Recommends whiskey to intending immigrants, 75. See also Galt, John;
Dunlop, William; Talbot, Thomas. =Bib.=: Lizars, In the Days of the
Canada Company; Strickland, Twenty-seven Years in Canada West; Galt,
Autobiography; Jameson, Winter Sketches; Talbot, Six Years in the
Canadas; McTaggart, Three Years in Upper Canada; Dunlop, The
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