Canadian History Dictionary Fort Gibraltar
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Built by North West Company...
Chapais Jean Charles 1812-1885 Born In Riviere Ouelle Quebec
Member of the Executive Council and commissioner of public work...
Pitt William 1759-1806 Son Of William Pitt Earl Of Chatham Born
at Hayes, England. Educated at Pembroke Hall, Cambridge. Entere...
Gosford Archibald Acheson Second Earl Of 1775?-1849
Governor-general of Canada, 1835-1838. =Index=: (Louis Joseph P...
Fremin Father Jacques
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, put in charge of Richibucto
Monckton Robert 1726-1782 Born In England Served In Flanders
1742; sent to Nova Scotia, 1752, and appointed lieutenant-gover...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Created by Constitutional Act, 52;...
Smith H W
Melville Henry Dundas Third Viscount 1801-1876 Served Through
Rebellion of 1837. General, 1868. =Index=: (William Lyon Macken...
Adet Pierre Auguste 1763-1832 Appointed On The 10th Thermidor
member of the French Council of Mines. In 1795, went to the Uni...
Jay John 1745-1829 American Statesman And Jurist Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Negotiates treaty with Great Britain, 283, 286. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am...
(Lord Dorchester era) Commands force at Chambly, 93.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In command of Fort William Henry, 45;
Fenelon Francois De Salignac
(Bishop Laval era) Sulpician, sent on mission to Lake
Finances Of Canada
(Lord Sydenham era) Sydenham's efforts to rehabilitate, 315-320...
Coltman W B
A merchant of Quebec, and lieutenant-colonel in the
Includes that part of the province known as northern and
Vercheres Marie-madeleine Jarret
Born in 1678 in the fort on her
father's seigniory on the St. ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Assisted in forming Company of New Fr...
Bayning Charles Townshend First Baron 1728-1810 Lord Dorchester Era His
criticism of Quebec Act, 66, 67. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.
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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