Canadian History Dictionary Michilimackinac
A missionary station and fur-trading post, which
stood on the ...
Mornay Louis-francois Duplessis De
Bishop of Quebec, 1727-1733.
Consecrated at Paris, 1714, as co...
Newspaper published at Halifax. =Index=: (Joseph Howe era) Jose...
Strickland Samuel 1804-1867 Born At Reydon Hall Suffolk Brother
of Agnes Strickland, Mrs. Traill, and Mrs. Moodie. Entered the ...
Lattaignant Gabriel De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Assists in forming Company of New
On Fraser River. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Simon Fraser ...
Dunkin Christopher 1811-1881 Born In London England Educated At
the Universities of London and Glasgow. Emigrated to America; s...
Draper William Henry 1801-1877 Born In London England In His
youth ran away to sea and served on an East Indiaman. Came to C...
A Map Of The Sea Coast Of New England According To The Actual Survey
made thereof by Captain Cyprian Southack. As also the outlines ...
Gray John Hamilton 1814-1889 Born In Bermuda Entered Political
life in New Brunswick in 1850, and became a leading member of t...
Dudley Joseph 1647-1720 Count Frontenac Era Provisional Governor Of Massachusetts
264. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am. Biog.
(Count Frontenac era) Frontenac's secretary, 260, 297.
(Tilley era) Candidate in St. John County, New Brunswick. 85,
(Lord Dorchester era) His house occupied by Arnold, 111; comman...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In centre under Murray, 189; in battle o...
Society For The Propagation Of The Gospel
(John Graves Simcoe era) Assists the church of
England in Uppe...
Harding James A
(Tilley era) Returned for St. John, 25, 30, 43.
Bude General De
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand's letters to, 116, 117,...
See Sovereign Council.
City of Ontario, on the Grand River. Named after Joseph
Dawson Sir John William 1820-1899 Born At Pictou Nova Scotia
Educated at Edinburgh University. Accompanied Sir Charles Lyell on his
geological explorations in Nova Scotia. Appointed superintendent of
education for Nova Scotia, 1850. Principal of McGill University,
1855-1893, and mainly instrumental in building up the institution from a
small college to one of the first rank. Elected F. G. S., 1854, and F.
R. S., 1862; knighted, 1884. First president of Royal Society of Canada.
Author of many works on geology and palaeontology. =Index=: (Tilley era)
Commissioner to investigate King's College, 48. =Bib.=: Works: Acadian
Geology; Story of the Earth and Man; Science and the Bible; Dawn
of Life; Origin of the World; Fossil Men; Change of Life in
Geological Times; Chain of Life; Egypt and Syria. For biog., see
Dict. Nat. Biog.; Dent, Can. Por.; Taylor, Brit. Am.; Morgan,
Can. Men; Cyc. Am. Biog.; Dawson, Fifty Years' Work in Canada.
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