Canadian History Dictionary Macdonell Alexander 1769-1840 Born At Glen Urquhart Scotland
Raised a Roman Catholic regiment of which he was appointed chap...
Sicotte Louis Victor 1812-1889 Born In St Famille Boucherville
Quebec. Studied law, and called to the bar of Lower Canada, 183...
Brown John Gordon 1827-1896 Brother Of George Brown Born In
Scotland. Educated in Edinburgh and New York. In 1844 engaged o...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Mason, accompanies Robert Giffard to ...
A pre-Aryan race, occupying the border-land between France
Rises in Rocky Mountains, and flows into Strait of
(Bishop Laval era) Great distinction of, 16; motto of, 18. See
Murray George Henry 1861- Born In Grand Narrows Nova Scotia
Educated at the public schools and at Boston University; studie...
Cartwright Sir Richard John 1835- Grandson Of The Preceding Born
at Kingston. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin. Entered publi...
Isbister Alexander K
(1820-1883). Born in the territories of the
Hudson's Bay Compa...
Ashburton John Dunning First Baron 1731-1783 Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Opposes Quebec Act in House of Commons, 65. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. ...
Martin Charles Amador
(Samuel de Champlain era) Priest, 146.
La Terriere Pierre De Sales
Came to Canada from France, 1766;
appointed agent at Quebec fo...
Beer Henry 1835-1886 Born In Charlottetown Prince Edward Island
Elected to the Assembly, 1870; a member of the ministry, 1872; ...
Curacies Permanent Cures Fixes Count Frontenac Era Question Of 165 190
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Her novel of Canadian life, 222. ...
(Wilmot era) President of New Brunswick Assembly, 1831; refuses...
Established 1595, and served with distinction in a
number of E...
(Sir James Douglas era) Founded in 1832 by Hudson's Bay Company...
Van Rensselaer Rensselaer 1802-1850 Son Of General S Van
Rensselaer of Albany, New York; for some time employed as a cle...
Company Of New France Compagnie Des Cent-associes
1627, by Cardinal Richelieu, on the advice of Isaac de Razilly. A
monopoly of fifteen years was granted, with full ownership of the entire
valley of the St. Lawrence, in return for which the Company was to take
out three hundred colonists every year up to 1643. No serious effort was
made to carry out this obligation, although the Company continued to
enjoy its monopoly until 1663. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) Resigns its charter, 41;
renders assistance to missions, 50; succeeded by the West India Company,
145. (Samuel de Champlain era) Established, 169; list of directors, 170; documents relating
to, 171; sends out four vessels, 172; equips ships to retake Quebec,
213; terms of grant to, 222; bears expense of Jesuit mission stations,
228; sincerely interested in conversion of savages and progress of
colonization, 244; special committee for its financial affairs, 244;
appoints Champlain governor, 244. (Count Frontenac era) Created by Cardinal Richelieu, 19;
colonists sent out by, 28; cedes some of its rights to colonists, 36;
new arrangement works badly, 37; surrenders all its powers to the king,
1663, 49; its failure to fulfil its engagements, 55. (Lord Elgin era) Creates
seigniories, 175. =Bib.=: Biggar, Early Trading Companies of New
France; Parkman, Pioneers of France.
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