Canadian History Dictionary Nairne Captain John
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand gives him rank of major...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Frenchman, murdered by Montagnais Ind...
(Wilmot era) Founded by Joseph Lancaster, 86; the system
Belmont Francois Vachon De
Came to Canada from France in 1680, and
joined the Seminary of...
Ashburton John Dunning First Baron 1731-1783 Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Opposes Quebec Act in House of Commons, 65. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. ...
Nelles S S
(Egerton Ryerson era) Graduate of Victoria College, 143.
Index : Lord Dorchester Era In Command At Ticonderoga Discouraging Messages From
179, 180; on surrender of Burgoyne retreats to St. Johns, 180. ...
Newspaper published at Toronto; established, 1844. =Index=: (Ge...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Commander at Niagara, lost in fou...
(Lord Dorchester era) Case against, in connection with Walker
Leroux Laurent 1758-1855 Western Fur Trader Index : Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson Era Builds
post on Great Slave Lake, 18; sends Sutherland and the "English...
Congregation De Notre Dame
(Count Frontenac era) Montreal, established, 29.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Presbyterian clergyman, performed marr...
Harvey Sir John 1778-1852 Entered The British Army And Saw Active
service in Holland, France, at the Cape of Good Hope, Ceylon, I...
La Vigne Captain De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Sails for France with Champlain, 141....
Bib : Canada: An Ency Vols 2 3 And 4 Chauveau L'instruction
Publique; Dawson, Fifty Years' Work in Canada; Hodgins, Documen...
Index : Bishop Laval Era Seigniory Of Beaupre Exchanged By Laval For 58 Obtained
by Laval in exchange for Island of Orleans, 138.
Williston John T
(Tilley era) Deserts Liberal party in New Brunswick, 18;
(Count Frontenac era) In command at Lachine, on occasion of
Chouart Dit Des Groseilliers Medard
Born in France about 1621.
Came to Canada, 1642. After serving the Jesuits for some years as a
donne, or lay helper, engaged in the fur trade, and with his
brother-in-law Radisson (q.v.) made extensive explorations in the West
and North, 1659-1663. With Radisson afterwards went to England and was
instrumental in establishing the Hudson's Bay Company, and laying the
foundations of its gigantic fur trading monopoly on the shores of Hudson
Bay. =Bib.=: Dionne, Chouart et Radisson (R. S. C., 1893); Sulte,
Radisson in the North-West (R. S. C., 1904); Sulte, Decouverte du
Mississippi (R. S. C., 1903); Bryce, Hudson's Bay Company; Laut,
Pathfinders of the West and Conquest of the Great North-West.
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