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(George Brown Era) Lord Stanley introduces measure giving prefe...
Clarke Sir Alured 1745-1832 Lieutenant-governor Of Lower Canada
1790-1795. Had been governor of Jamaica before coming to Canada...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Surgeon, early settler, 145.
The first definite step in the movement looking towards
(Count Frontenac era) Establishes college for boys at Quebec, 2...
Quen Jean De 1603-1659 Born At Amiens Came To Canada 1635
Laboured for many years among the Montagnais. In 1647, explored...
Came to Nova Scotia from Boston. Appointed member of the
Established by Pacific Fur Company, 1811. Turned over to the
Du Bois D'egriseilles Abbe J B
(Bishop Laval era) Devotes his fortune to religious
work at Mo...
(Bishop Laval era) Established by La Salle in Illinois country,...
Bib : Parkman Pioneers Of France White Atlas Of Canada
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Formerly known as Fort Duquesne, ...
Annexation To United States
A fitful movement, never reaching serious
proportions, and gen...
Weatherbe Sir Robert Linton 1836- Born In Prince Edward Island
Educated at Prince of Wales's College, Charlottetown, and Acadi...
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Established communication with Lake Erie...
Paul V Pope 1552-1621 Camillo Borghese: Elected Pope 1605
Erskine David Montagu Second Baron 1776-1855 General Brock Era British
minister at Washington, premature announcement of, with respect...
(Count Frontenac era) French engineer, prepares plans for defen...
Abbott Sir John Joseph Caldwell 1821-1893 Educated At Mcgill
University; studied law and called to the bar of Lower Canada, ...
Cartwright Richard 1759-1815 Born At Albany New York On The
outbreak of hostilities with the mother country came with his parents to
Upper Canada. For a time served as secretary to Colonel Butler of the
Queen's Rangers, and later engaged in business at Kingston in
partnership with Robert Hamilton. Made judge of the Court of Common
Pleas for the district, and on the formation of Upper Canada into a
separate province appointed to the Legislative Council. Urged to accept
a seat in the Executive Council, but repeatedly refused. Created
lieutenant of the county of Frontenac by Simcoe, and during the War of
1812 served as colonel of the militia. Occupied a position of great
prominence in the political and business life of the province. =Index=:
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Offered and refuses solicitor-generalship of Upper Canada, 120; his
letter of explanation, 121. (Egerton Ryerson era) His influence on Strachan, 37. (General Brock era)
Brock's high opinion of, 179. (John Graves Simcoe era) On later emigration from United
States, 57; member of Legislative Council, 79; his report on marriage
question, in Upper Canada, 86; accused by Simcoe of republicanism, 97,
98; asserts his loyalty, 98; advises Simcoe in regard to land
regulations, 103; describes methods of business in early times, 109.
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