Canadian History Dictionary Basques
A pre-Aryan race, occupying the border-land between France
Raisin Sister Marie
(Bishop Laval era) Member of Congregation de Notre Dame, 91.
Index : General Brock Era Speaker Of Lower Canada Assembly His Commission As
lieutenant-colonel of militia cancelled by Governor Craig, 105;...
La Riborde Gabriel De
Recollet missionary; arrived from France in
1670, and sent to ...
Bib : Works: Jean Talon Intendant De La Nouvelle France Discours
et Conferences. For biog., see Morgan, Can. Men; Canadian Who's...
Mair Charles 1840- Born In Lanark Ontario Educated At Queen's
University, Kingston. Paymaster for the Dominion government at ...
Greeley Horace 1811-1872 American Journalist Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era Editor
of New York Tribune, 472; Mackenzie's friend, 473; his influenc...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, drowned, 200.
Aikins James Cox 1823-1896 Educated At Victoria College Elected
for Peel County, 1854, and sat in Assembly until 1861. Elected ...
(Wilmot era) Proprietor of Loyalist newspaper, arrested and rel...
Mather Cotton 1663-1728 Count Frontenac Era On Failure Of Phipps's Expedition
302; on rescue of some men cast ashore on Anticosti, 304. =Bib....
Whelan Edward 1824-1867 Born In County Mayo Ireland Emigrated To
Nova Scotia, and employed in the office of the Nova Scotian, un...
Navigation Art Of
(Samuel de Champlain era) Highly praised by Champlain, 7.
Aillon Father De La Roche D'
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet interpreter and
Lattaignant Gabriel De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Assists in forming Company of New
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Killed in battle of Ste. Foy, 264.
Upper Canada Academy
(Egerton Ryerson era) Established by Methodists, June, 1836, 13...
(Sir James Douglas era) Character of, 52. (General Brock era) O...
Bonsecours Chapel Of
(Bishop Laval era) United to parish of Montreal, 176;
Dugas Du Gua Or Du Guast Sieur De Monts
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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