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(Lord Dorchester era) In Loyalist corps, 217.
Troop J V
(Tilley era) Ship-owner of St. John, New Brunswick,
Bibaud Michel 1782-1857 Educated At The College Of St Raphael
(Samuel de Champlain era) French vessel seized by the English, ...
Dennis John Stoughton 1820-1885 Born Near Toronto Educated At
Victoria College; commissioned as surveyor of public lands, 184...
Murray George Henry 1861- Born In Grand Narrows Nova Scotia
Educated at the public schools and at Boston University; studie...
Riedesel Friedrich Adolph Baron 1738-1800 German Officer Born In
Rhine-Hesse. Educated at Marburg. Served on the staff of Prince...
When Nicholson, with his fleet and New England
Beer Henry 1835-1886 Born In Charlottetown Prince Edward Island
Elected to the Assembly, 1870; a member of the ministry, 1872; ...
Fraser Simon 1776?-1862 Brought To Canada As A Child From New York
state, his widowed mother settling near Cornwall. Joined the No...
Named after the Algonquian tribe of the same name.
See York Factory.
Clarendon George William Frederick Villiers Fourth Earl Of
(1800-1870). Ambassador at Madrid, 1833-1839; lord privy seal,
Ramezay Claude De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commandant of garrison of Quebec, 214, 2...
Auckland George Eden Earl Of 1784-4849 Index : Lord Sydenham Era President Of
board of trade, when Poulett Thomson was vice-president, 26.
Lesseps Ferdinand De 1805-1894 Eminent French Engineer Index :
(Samuel de Champlain era) Undertakes Panama Canal, 6. =Bib.=: C...
Colebrooke Sir William Macbean George 1787-1870 After Serving In
the army, and as political agent in the East, became lieutenant...
Brown John Storrow
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) With Papineau at St. Charles meetin...
Cadet Joseph Michel
Began life as a butcher; won the confidence of
the intendant B...
(Count Frontenac era) Member of Sovereign Council, 106; arreste...
Rises in La Loche Lake, lat. 56 deg. 10' N., long. 109
deg. 40' W., and after a course of 1000 miles, empties into Hudson Bay.
The mouth of the river was discovered by Munk, a Danish navigator, in
1619, but it was not until 1774 that its upper waters were discovered by
Joseph Frobisher (q.v.), and explored by Thomas Frobisher and
Alexander Henry, the Elder (q.v.), in 1775. The Churchill was
formerly known under various names: Danish River, in honour of Munk;
English River, so called by Frobisher; and Missinipi, the native name.
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