Canadian History Dictionary Schenectady
The county seat of Schenectady County, New York. Settled
A United Empire Loyalist. Came to Canada in 1780;
Aubert De La Chesnaye Charles 1630-1702 Born At Amiens Came To
Canada, 1655. Chief clerk of the Compagnie des Indes Occidental...
(Wilmot era) Attorney-general, New Brunswick, 50.
Champlain Samuel 1567?-1635 Wolfe / Montcalm Era His Elevated Sentiments 20 Samuel De Champlain Era
Birth and education, 1; sails to West Indies, Mexico, and Panam...
Bering Sea Question
Arose out of a dispute as to the seal-fisheries
of Bering Sea....
Elgin James Bruce Eighth Earl Of 1811-1863 Lord Elgin Era His Qualities As A
statesman, 3-4; his success in Canada, 4; his lineage, 5-6; his...
An American vessel, which brought out the Astorians from New
(Samuel de Champlain era) Daughter of Abraham Martin, 146.
Bernieres Jean De
(Bishop Laval era) His "Hermitage," 24, 25.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) On British right, 189; in battle of Ste....
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Wolfe occupies, 189; set on fire by Cana...
Campbell Sir William 1758-1834 Born In Scotland Enlisted As A
private in a Highland regiment; came to America during the Revo...
On McLeod Lake, British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas e...
Bourget Ignace 1799-1885 Born At Point Levis Quebec Ordained In
1822; vicar-general of Montreal, 1836; coadjutor bishop of the ...
Sutton H T Manners
Index : Count Frontenac Era English Claim To Disputed By France 204 La Barre
instructed to check English encroachments in, 205; expedition u...
Entree de la Riviere Niagara, dans le fond du Lac Ontario ou
(General Brock era) Issued by Napoleon in 1808, 110; disastrous...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, landed at Grand Cibou, 200; w...
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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