Canadian History Dictionary Ottawa Indians
A tribe of the Algonquian family. First mentioned in
Index : Bishop Laval Era Director Of Seminary 55 Grand Vicar Accompanies Laval To
France, 134. =Bib.=: Douglas, Old France in the New World.
Fort built by the Hudson's Bay Company, at mouth of Hayes
See Joly de Lotbiniere; Chartier de Lotbiniere.
(Lord Elgin era) Commissioner under Seigniorial Tenure law, 187...
Eliott G A
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Aids Mackenzie's escape, 383.
Bib : Dent Can Por And Last Forty Years Mackenzie Hon
George Brown; Pope, Memoirs of Sir John A. Macdonald; Willison,...
Declaration Of Independence
In Upper Canada. (William Lyon Mackenzie era) July 1837, its
(General Brock era) British sloop, her boats capture United Sta...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Interpreter, 144.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Leader in attack on Moravian Indi...
(Lord Elgin era) Measures for their relief, 1847-1848, 46-47;
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Murdered at Fort Garry by Riel's fol...
Pontchartrain Louis Phelypeaux Comte De 1643-1727 Chancellor Of
France. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) Minister of marine, 72.
On Hudson Bay, captured by Troyes, 206.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Formerly known as Fort Duquesne, ...
Index : Count Frontenac Era In New France 56 Bishop Laval Era Beginning Of 119 Lord Dorchester Era Described
11; an obstacle to the transfer of land, 256; notaries favourab...
Campbell Robert 1808-1894 Entered Service Of Hudson's Bay Company
1832, and sent to the Mackenzie River district, 1834. For the n...
Leslie James 1802-1885 Born In Dundee Scotland Came To Canada
1820, settling first at Kingston, and afterwards at Toronto. A ...
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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