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Bellomont Richard Coote Earl Of 1636-1701 Member Of Parliament
1688-1695; and served in Ireland, 1689. In 1695 appointed gover...
Haro Gonzalez Lopez De
(Sir James Douglas era) Finds Russian establishments, 38. =Bib....
Literary And Historical Society Of Quebec
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Founded by Lord
Dalhousie, 41. =Bi...
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for the Western Sea.
(General Brock era) Flags hung there at half-mast on declaratio...
(Lord Sydenham era) Member of Constitutional Association, 112. ...
(Wilmot era) Proprietor of Loyalist newspaper, arrested and rel...
(George Brown Era) Editorial writer on Colonist, joins staff of...
(Count Frontenac era) Rescues comrades cast away on Anticosti, ...
Gugy Conrad 1730-1786 Born At The Hague Son Of A Swiss Officer In
the Dutch service. Educated for the engineers; disposed of his
Effiat Duc D'
(Samuel de Champlain era) Second in list of Hundred Associates ...
Anian Strait Of
Dr. Ruge says that the name arose through a
Perceval Spencer 1762-1812 General Brock Era British Prime Minister
assassinated, 192. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.
Bib : Hopkins Canada: An Ency Vol 2 Cross The Anglican
Episcopate and the American Colonies; Anderson, History of Chur...
Loranger Thomas Jean Jacques 1823-1885 Born In Ste Anne
d'Yamachiche, Quebec. Educated at Nicolet College; called to th...
Camaret Marie Mme Hersault
(Samuel de Champlain era) Cousin of Champlain, contests his
Bib : Dawson Peter Redpath Governor And Benefactor Of Mcgill
One of the largest tributaries of the Mississippi,
Scott Winfield 1786-1866 Entered The United States Army And
served in the War of 1812. From 1832 to 1838 engaged in Indian ...
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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