Canadian History Dictionary St John
Plan of Fort St. John on the river Chambly, Quebec, May 7,
Also known as the Governor's Road. Built by Governor
Wrangell Ferdinand Petrovitch Baron Von 1796-1870 Born In
Pleskau, Esthonia. Educated in the school for cadets in St. Pet...
Saskatchewan University Of
Act passed establishing the university,
1907. Board of Governo...
Louis Xiii King Of France 1601-1643 Succeeded His Father Henry
IV, in 1610. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) Close relations of ...
Du Vignau Nicolas
(Samuel de Champlain era) His alleged discoveries, 74-77, inter...
Prescott Richard 1725-1788 Born In England Entered The Army And
promoted major, 1756; lieutenant-colonel, 1762, and served in E...
(Lord Sydenham era) Establishment of in Lower Canada, 255.
Index : Lord Elgin Era On Upper Canadian Schoolmasters 87 Compares Conditions On
both sides of boundary, to the detriment of Canada, 191-192. =B...
Belmont Francois Vachon De
Came to Canada from France in 1680, and
joined the Seminary of...
Milnes Sir Robert Shore 1746-1836 Born In England Entered The
army. In 1795 governor of the island of Martinique; in 1799 app...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Of the 34th Regiment, devastates ...
Journal De Quebec
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Cauchon writes for, 24; praises Ca...
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Newspaper published at Montreal. Established 1808. =Index=:
One of the provisional districts formed out of the
Bib : Lucas Canadian War Of 1812 See Also War Of 1812
Brock Sir Hugh
(General Brock era) Supposed ancestor of General Brock, 5.
(Bishop Laval era) Name given by Sulpicians to Montreal, 85; in...
Newspaper of Quebec, established, 1805. =Index=: (Baldwin / La ...
Cook Captain James 1728-1779 Served In Canada During Siege Of
Quebec, 1759. Discovered New Zealand, 1769, and New South Wales, 1770.
In his famous voyage of 1776-1778, explored the north-west coast of
America. Returning the following year, murdered by the natives of
Owhyhee or Hawaii, in the Sandwich Islands. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) At Nootka, 14;
motive of his voyage to North-West Coast, 17; his skill, courage, and
endurance, 19; search for North-West passage, 19; his voyage of 1778,
20; refits his ship at Nootka, 20; names the Sound, 20; denies existence
of Fonte's and De Fuca's channels, 21; discovers and names Prince
William's Sound and Cook's Inlet, 21; visits Unalaska, 21; sails through
and names Bering Strait, 21; reaches the Arctic, 21; killed by natives,
at Sandwich Islands, Feb. 14, 1779, 21; his narrative published, 1784,
21. =Bib.=: Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. For biog., see Besant,
Captain Cook; Laut, Vikings of the Pacific; Dict. Nat. Biog.
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