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(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Schoolmaster at Quebec, 234.
(Lord Elgin era) On British ignorance of Canada, and Elgin's
(General Brock era) Appointed aide-de-camp, 247.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Marries Champlain, 66; spends four ye...
Index : Joseph Howe Era Joseph Howe's Letter To 1866 190 Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era On Responsible
government, 90; in political controversy, 1844, 238; his "Five ...
Name applied by the French to a confederacy of four
Duval Jean Francois Joseph 1801-1881 Born In Quebec Studied Law
and called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1823. Represented Quebec...
Mouet De Moras De Langlade Charles De 1729-1800 Wolfe / Montcalm Era With Band Of
Indians crosses Montmorency, and attacks English, 112, 113. =Bi...
Saunders Sir Charles 1713-1775 Born In Scotland Entered The Navy
in 1727, becoming lieutenant in 1734. In 1739-1740 served under...
(General Brock era) Early name of Hamilton, 52. See also
(Bishop Laval era) Boarding school for children established at,...
Index : Bishop Laval Era Wounded While Ministering To The Dying 5 Samuel De Champlain Era Murdered By
the Iroquois, 92; missionary in Cape Breton, 1633, 237. =Bib.=:...
Inglis Charles 1734-1816 Born In Ireland Emigrated To America
taught school in Pennsylvania for a time, and then took holy or...
Haviland T H
(1822-1895). Born at Charlottetown, Prince Edward
(Bishop Laval era) Steward of abbey of Maubec, 137.
Lieutenant-governor of Detroit during Revolutionary
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Subject discussed in Quebec Gazet...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Arrested on charge of treason, 27...
Spragge John Godfrey 1806-1884 Born In New Cross Surrey England
Came to York with his father, 1820. Educated at the Central Sch...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In centre under Murray, 189; in battle o...
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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