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(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Sloop of war, commanded by Captain Jervi...
Verrazano Giovanni Du
Born near Florence, Italy, in 1470. Entered
French marine serv...
(Count Frontenac era) Killed at Fort Loyal, two daughters taken...
Le Valois Father
(Bishop Laval era) Recommends Saint-Vallier to succeed Laval, 1...
Dallas A J
Born in Scotland. Engaged for some years in the China
(John Graves Simcoe era) First printer in Upper Canada, 172; ac...
Buade Louis De
Newspaper published at Toronto; established 1892. =Index=: (Wil...
(Lord Dorchester era) Commands force at Chambly, 93.
(Lord Sydenham era) Conducts funeral service of Lord Sydenham,
Gordon Arthur Hamilton
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Crisis approaching in, 287; Imperi...
La Rochebeaucour De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Second aide-de-camp to Montcalm, 2; form...
Bayfield Henry Wolsey 1795-1885 Born In Hull England Entered The
navy, 1806. Had a distinguished career in the navy, and served ...
Bib : Works: Vie De Laval Henri De Bernieres Le Docteur
Labrie; Quebec en 1730; Mgr. de Saint-Vallier et son Temps;
Bib : Loudon History Of The University Of Toronto In Canada: An
Ency., vol. 4; Burwash, Founding and Development of University ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Grant of, to Sir Thomas Gates, 223.
(Count Frontenac era) Author of Le Comte de Frontenac, referred...
George Sir Rupert D
(Joseph Howe era) Provincial secretary of Nova Scotia, 57;
Hertel De Rouville
(Lord Dorchester era) Appointed judge, 183.
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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