Canadian History Dictionary Leroux Laurent 1758-1855 Western Fur Trader Index : Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson Era Builds
post on Great Slave Lake, 18; sends Sutherland and the "English...
On south shore of St. Lawrence, above Montreal. =Index=:
A famous coureur de bois who accompanied Champlain
on his expl...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) French vessels retreat to, 152.
Longueuil Charles Colmer Grant Baron De
(Lord Sydenham era) Owner of "Alwington,"
(Samuel de Champlain era) Meets Champlain on his return from th...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) His account of Montcalm before the battl...
(Egerton Ryerson era) His visit to England in 1831, 90.
(Bishop Laval era) Huron chief, joins Dollard at Long Sault, 69...
Kennedy Sir Arthur Edward 1810-1883 Governor Of Vancouver Island
1863-1867. Subsequently governor of Queensland. Died in Brisban...
Young George Renny 1800?-1847 Born In Scotland A Brother Of Sir
William Young (q.v.). Founded the Nova Scotian newspaper in 182...
A branch of the Franciscan order. First came to Canada in
(Samuel de Champlain era) Champlain's establishment at, for rai...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In battle of Ste. Foy, 257.
Battle in War of 1812-1814, fought Nov. 11th, 1813.
The scene ...
(Lord Sydenham era) Conducts funeral service of Lord Sydenham,
Varin J B
(Lord Elgin era) Commissioner under Seigniorial Tenure law, 187...
Ste Croix Island
Near the entrance to the Bay of Fundy; explored by
(General Brock era) On Niagara River, battery at, 299, 301.
Jesuit father. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) Death of, 11.
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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