Canadian History Dictionary Mitchell Peter 1824-1899 Born In Newcastle New Brunswick
Educated at the Newcastle Grammar School; called to the bar, 18...
Chauveau Pierre Joseph Olivier 1820-1890 Born At Quebec Educated
at Quebec; studied law and called to the bar of Lower Canada. F...
Markland George H
(Egerton Ryerson era) Member of Legislative Council, Upper Cana...
Gugy Conrad 1730-1786 Born At The Hague Son Of A Swiss Officer In
the Dutch service. Educated for the engineers; disposed of his
French seaport, on the Atlantic, long a stronghold of the
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Indians of, 148; projects of Amer...
(Sir James Douglas era) Jesuit missionary--supposed to be first...
A confederation of tribes, at first five, the Cayuga,
Lac De Soissons
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given by Champlain to Lake of Tw...
(Lord Dorchester era) Disputed property in, at close of war, 21...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Makes reconnaissance of Island of Orlean...
Description de la Nouvelle France, ou sont remarquees
Born at Vervins, near Laon, France, about 1570.
Studied law an...
Landry Pierre Armand 1846- Born In Dorchester New Brunswick
Educated at St. Joseph's College, Memramcook; studied law and c...
Cook Captain James 1728-1779 Served In Canada During Siege Of
Quebec, 1759. Discovered New Zealand, 1769, and New South Wales...
Blake William Hume 1809-1870 Born In Ireland Educated At Trinity
College, Dublin, and emigrated to Canada in his youth. During t...
See Aubert de la Chesnaye.
Index : Lord Dorchester Era Accompanies Franklin To Canada 135 Bib: Cyc Am
(Wilmot era) Votes against address of New Brunswick Assembly, 4...
(Bishop Laval era) Zeal of the missionaries compared with that ...
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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