Canadian History Dictionary Quebec Library
Founded at Quebec in 1779. The first public library in
(Lord Dorchester era) Presided over department of Loyalist clai...
Quebec Siege Of 1759
Following the capture of Louisbourg, Duquesne,
and Fort Fronte...
Born in England. Came to Halifax, 1752. Elected to
(John Graves Simcoe era) Methodist preacher, not allowed to off...
Howland Sir William Pearce 1811-1907 Born At Paulings New York
Came to Canada in 1830. Represented West York in the Legislatur...
See Talbot, Thomas.
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Increased in 1841, 99; and...
Bib : Cyc Am Biog
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Attempt to settle Alabama question b...
(Count Frontenac era) Recollet, preaches funeral sermon on Fron...
An important seaport of Nova Scotia; formerly the capital of
Bib : Drew And Woods The Burning Of The Caroline Dent Upper
Canadian Rebellion; Lizars, Humours of '37; Read, Rebellion of
(Bishop Laval era) Founder of the Montmorency family, 16.
St Lawrence River
Rises at the source of the St. Louis River, west
end of Lake S...
Mountain George Jehoshaphat 1789-1863 Born In England Educated At
Cambridge; ordained deacon, 1812, and priest, 1816. In 1814-181...
Big Mouth Grande Gueule
(Count Frontenac era) Onondaga orator, 184, 221.
Jones Jonas 1791-1848 Educated At Cornwall Under John Strachan
Served as an officer of militia during the War of 1812-1814, at...
Vauquelin Jean 1726-1763 Born In Caen France Entered The Navy
and in 1745 successfully engaged a British frigate off Martiniq...
Cathcart Charles Murray Earl 1783-1859 Served In Holland 1799
saw service through Peninsular War; fought at Waterloo; assumed title,
1843; succeeded General Jackson as commander-in-chief of the forces in
British North America, 1845; administrator the same year, on the
departure of Sir Charles Metcalfe; governor-general, 1846; succeeded by
Lord Elgin, 1847. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdonald era) Succeeds Metcalfe as governor-general,
25; correspondence with Draper over Macdonald's appointment to Cabinet,
26. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Becomes administrator, and afterwards governor-general,
265-266; his character and attitude towards political questions in
Canada, 266. (Lord Elgin era) Succeeds Metcalfe as governor-general, more interested
in problems of defence than in politics, 38; replaced by Elgin, 40; his
instructions to Rebellion Losses Commission, 65. (George Brown Era) His appointment and
character, 28; warns British government of disaffection in Canada, 31.
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