Canadian History Dictionary Colbert Jean Baptiste 1619-1683 First Minister To Louis Xiv
Formerly Bytown. Founded about the year 1827, and named after
On south shore of St. Lawrence, above Montreal. =Index=:
Harrison Samuel Bealey
(Lord Sydenham era) Provincial secretary for Upper Canada,
Van Egmond Anthony
Commander of the Upper Canadian rebels in 1837; a
native of Ho...
St Lawrence Island
See Cape Breton.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Independent temper of the colony,...
Black John 1817-1879 Born In Scotland Went To The Red River
Settlement as legal adviser to Adam Thom, recorder of Rupert's ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of Company of New France, 17...
Newspaper published at New York. =Index=: (William Lyon Mackenz...
O'connell Daniel 1775-1847 Irish Statesman Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era
Befriends Mackenzie, 221. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.; Chambers, B...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In centre under Murray, 189; in battle o...
Macdonald Andrew Archibald 1829- Born In Brudenell Prince
Edward Island. Engaged in business as a general merchant. Sat i...
Stairs W J
(Joseph Howe era) President of Anti-Confederation League, Nova ...
Sherbrooke Sir John Coape 1760-1830 Born In Nottinghamshire
England. Entered the army; took part in the capture of Seringap...
Index : George Brown Era Member Of Brief Brown Ministry 102 On Committee Of
Anti-Slavery Society, 112; speech on Confederation, 1859, 135; ...
South of Lake Champlain. This beautiful lake was known to
Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era A Man Ahead Of His Time 6 7 Speech On The Reform
Bill, 14, 15; his report on the Constitutional Act, 55; on the ...
Evans James 1801-1846 Born In Kingston-upon-hull England
Emigrated to Canada; opened a school near L'Original, and about...
Howe William Viscount 1729-1814 Brother Of George Augustus
Viscount Howe (q.v.), and Admiral Lord Howe. Commanded light in...
Carver Jonathan 1732-1780 Born At Stillwater New York Joined The
company of rangers raised by John Burk of Northfield, 1756-1757. After
the treaty of Paris, 1763, conceived the idea of exploring the Western
territory acquired by England. Between 1766 and 1768, travelled from
Michilimackinac to the Mississippi, ascended the Minnesota River, and
returned by way of Grand Portage, Lake Superior. Went to England, 1769,
to secure government support for his plans of Western exploration, but
failed. Died there, Jan. 31, 1780. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) His River of Oregon, 19;
reference to Oregon, 56-57. =Bib.=: Travels through the Interior Parts
of North America, in the Years 1766, 1767, and 1768. The best edition
is the third, published at London, 1781. For a bib. of the various
editions, and translations, see Lee, Bibliography of Carver's
Travels (Wisconsin State Hist. Soc. Proc., 1909). See also Durrie,
Jonathan Carver and "Carver's Grant" (Wisconsin Hist. Soc. Coll.,
vol. 6); Gregory, Jonathan Carver: His Travels in the North-West
(Parkman Club Pub., No. 5); Bourne, Travels of Jonathan Carver in
Amer. Hist. Review, 1906; Parkman, Conspiracy of Pontiac.
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