Canadian History Dictionary Badin Father
(Bishop Laval era) Companion of Father Marquette, 62.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Kirke's vessel before Quebec, 188, 19...
Astor Fur Company
Thompson William 1725-1781 Born In Ireland Emigrated To
Pennsylvania, and commanded a troop of mounted militia in the F...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Commissioner in dispute between Kirke...
Bib : Dent Can Por And Last Forty Years Morgan Cel Can
The first industrial exhibition held in Canada, and
Marche Charles De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit missionary at Miscou, 234.
Campbell Robert 1808-1894 Entered Service Of Hudson's Bay Company
1832, and sent to the Mackenzie River district, 1834. For the n...
Prevost Sir George 1767-1816 Born In New York Entered The Army
took part in the battles of St. Vincent, Dominica, and St. Luci...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Establishes communication with Lake Erie...
Sangster J H
(Egerton Ryerson era) On staff of Ontario Normal School, 174.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Accompanies Champlain to Quebec, 41; ...
Index : Sir James Douglas Era In New Caledonia 97 Bib : Morice The Western Denes
Dene Sociology; Notes on the Western Denes.
Haro Gonzalez Lopez De
(Sir James Douglas era) Finds Russian establishments, 38. =Bib....
Smith Goldwin 1823-1910 Born In Reading England Educated At Eton
and Oxford; elected a fellow of University College, London, 184...
Map Of Turkey Point And Environs 1795 Done In The Surveyor-general's
Office, Upper Canada, Oct. 12, 1795. D.W. Smith, Acting S. Gene...
Bib : Parkman Old Regime
Carleton Lady Maria
(Lord Dorchester era) Gains social popularity at Quebec, 162;
(Samuel de Champlain era) Lawyer, employed to contest Champlain...
Canadian Pacific Railway
The contract for construction of the railway
was signed Oct. 21, 1880, the surveys having already been carried out
under the direction of Sandford Fleming. Work was begun on the railway
in May, 1881, and the last spike driven by Sir Donald A. Smith (now Lord
Strathcona), Nov. 7, 1885. A summary of the evolution of the project
will be found in Johnson's First Things in Canada. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdonald era)
Compact with British Columbia for its construction, 150; the Pacific
Scandal, 200-211; difficulties of construction, 232; terms of agreement,
233; Mackenzie government adopts policy of government ownership, 233;
Macdonald, on his return to power, reverts to original scheme, 234;
contract signed September, 1880, and railway completed in five years,
234; Mackenzie's views as to time needed for completion, 234-235; Blake
attacks railway policy, 235; Globe criticizes, and British financiers
pessimistic, 235; directors of the syndicate, 236; terms of contract,
236; Howland syndicate, 237; financial difficulties, 237; last spike
driven at Craigellachie, Nov. 7, 1885, 238; problems of operation, 238;
what the great enterprise means to Canada, 238-239; its military value,
239; conflict with Manitoba as to its monopoly of transportation,
284-285; its effect on Macdonald government, 301. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) First charter
engineered by Cartier, 51; the railway the crowning work of
Confederation, 51; its eastern terminus, 52; the Allan Company and the
MacPherson Syndicate, 53; the Pacific Scandal, 53-54; bill in
Parliament, 131. (George Brown Era) Its building approved by country as a measure of
national growth and expansion, 241. (Sir James Douglas era) Revolutionizes old conditions
of trade in British Columbia, 265; Imperial government asked to
guarantee its completion, 315; delays in building, 317, 323; movement
for a transcontinental railway, 317-318; negotiations, 318-320; Pacific
Scandal, 321; Carnarvon Terms, 320-322; building operations, 324-326;
completion, 1885, 326; terminus, 327. =Bib.=: Hopkins, Canada: An
Ency., vol. 2; Parkin, The Great Dominion; Begg, History of the
North-West; Fleming, Reports on Canadian Pacific Railway, 1874, 1877,
1878, 1879, 1880.
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