Canadian History Dictionary Pontleroy
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) French military engineer, 85, 90.
An island at the eastern extremity of Nova Scotia, now
Brymner Douglas 1823-1902 Born In Scotland Came To Canada 1857
For some time editor of the Presbyterian, and associate editor ...
Ulloa Antonia De 1716-1795 Born In Seville Spain Studied At
Seville, and in 1733 entered the navy. Accompanied astronomical...
Lieutenant-colonel in the army, 1755; commanded an
Candiac Chateau Of
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Birthplace of Montcalm, 3; position of,
Mcleod Alexander Norman
Of the North West Company. =Index=: (Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simp...
Stirling Sir William Alexander Earl Of 1567?-1640 King James Gave
him a patent, September, 1621, to the territory now embracing t...
Kingston 1790 Coloured Ms Plan Of Kingston And Its Vicinity
Accompanying Lieutenant-Colonel Hughes's letter to Lieutenant-G...
(General Brock era) In Quebec, completely destroyed in siege of...
The region of northern Canada, lying between the
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era His Instructions To English Ambassador At Paris 215
restores New France and Acadia to France, 221. =Bib.=: Dict. Na...
Bib : Memoire Sur La Vie De Laval
Index : Count Frontenac Era Creates West India Company 49 Disapproves Frontenac's
action in summoning "three estates," 67; anti-clerical tendenci...
Clinton Sir Henry 1738-1795 Sent To America 1775 Served
in the South, and with Howe at Philadelphia; succeeded him as
(Samuel de Champlain era) Clerk, received gifts from Indians, 1...
Carte D'amerique Divisee En Ses Principaux Pays Par M L'abbe
Clouet, de l'Academie Royal de Rouen. Illustrated, 1782. Print ...
(Tilley era) British Member of Parliament, and capitalist, his ...
Baldwin La Fontaine Hincks And Their Time
Minutes of Executive
Council, Correspondence, registers, index...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) De Pontbriand retires to, 153.
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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