Canadian History Dictionary Billings Joseph
Born in England, 1758. Accompanied Captain Cook on
his last vo...
Choiseul Etienne-francois Duc De 1719-1785 Minister Of Foreign
affairs; signed the treaty of 1759 with Austria; minister of wa...
Mccarthy D'alton 1836-1898 Born In Dublin Ireland Came To Canada
with his parents, 1847. In 1858 called to the bar; in 1871 a be...
Loyalists United Empire
Name applied to the inhabitants of the
Thirteen Colonies who r...
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontaine...
Gordon Arthur Hamilton
(Lord Dorchester era) His account of American invasion, 89.
Accompanied Elisa to North-West Coast, 1790;
founded a Spanish...
(General Brock era) Niece of Sir Isaac Brock, 133.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Uncle of Sir Frederick Haldimand,...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Convention of, 440; attack on Pres...
(Bishop Laval era) Charitable work of, and of his brother,
Bib : Cyc Am Biog Rhodes History Of The United States
Richmond Charles Lennox Third Duke Of 1735-1806 Graduated At
Leyden, 1753; entered the army, and distinguished himself at Mi...
Bib : Dollier De Casson Histoire Du Montreal 1640-1672 Morin Le
vieux Montreal; McLennan, Anciens Montrealais ("Canada Francais...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) French vessels retreat to, 152.
(Count Frontenac era) Frontenac's secretary, 260, 297.
Bay Of Quinte
See Quinte, Bay of.
(Egerton Ryerson era) Offered, but declines, charge of educatio...
Newspaper published at Montreal. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontain...
An island at the eastern extremity of Nova Scotia, now
forming part of that province. Discovered by John Cabot in 1497. First
settlement made by the French in 1712. Town of Louisbourg built and
strongly fortified. It was captured by Pepperrell and Warren in 1745;
restored to France by the treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle, 1748; again
captured by the British, under Amherst and Boscawen, 1758. Cape Breton
was a separate colony of Great Britain, 1784-1820, with Sydney (founded
1785) as its capital. In 1820 it was incorporated with Nova Scotia.
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