Canadian History Dictionary French-canadians
(Bishop Laval era) Aubert's description of, 118, 119; habits an...
Crawford Isabella Valancy 1851-1887 Born In Ireland Came To
Canada at age of five. Lived at Peterborough, Ontario. Collecte...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Champlain's father-in-law, secretary ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Lieutenant of Grenadiers, helps to carry...
St Ours Francois-xavier De 1714-1759 Served In The Campaigns Of
1758 and 1759; severely wounded in the attack on Fort George; c...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Hostage, escapes from Quebec, 125.
Mcleod Archibald Norman
Entered the service of the North West
Company some time before...
First superior of Jesuit missions in Canada;
arrived at Quebec...
Montreal Island Of
(Lord Dorchester era) Limit of French settlement, 8; governorsh...
Entered public life in 1815 as member for
Huntingdon, which he...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Battalion of regular troops, 29, 105, 11...
Monteagle Thomas Spring-rice Baron 1790-1866 British Statesman
Wilkins Lewis Morris 1801-1885 Born In Halifax Nova Scotia Son
of Lewis Morris Wilkins, judge of the Supreme Court. Educated a...
(Sir James Douglas era) Extent of district, 56-57; origin of na...
Bib : Works: Journey From Oxford To Skibbereen Letters From High
Latitudes; Inquiry into State of Ireland; Irish Emigration;
Bib : Nelson's Ency
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Formed, 253. (Lord Dorchester era...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Lieutenant-general of police and mayor o...
Cartwright Rev Richard
(Lord Sydenham era) Assists in funeral service of Lord
A once-powerful tribe, who spoke a dialect of the Iroquois,
A community of Iroquois, chiefly drawn from the
Oneida and Mohawk, and speaking a modification of the Mohawk tongue.
Having been converted by the Jesuit missionaries, they were induced to
settle in 1668 at La Prairie, near Montreal. In 1676 they removed to
Sault St. Louis, and the majority have remained in that vicinity ever
since. About 1755 a new settlement was formed at St. Regis, farther up
the St. Lawrence. Many accompanied the fur traders to the west as
hunters. In the narratives of the fur trade they are referred to as
Iroquois. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Their sympathies secured for Congress by
Jesuits, 130; village of, burned by Sir John Johnson, 156; their
disloyalty, 189. =Bib.=: Colden, Five Nations; Hodge, Handbook of
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