Canadian History Dictionary Charlevoix Pierre-francois-xavier De 1682-1761 First Came To
Canada in 1705, as an instructor in the Jesuits' College at Que...
Hopson Peregrine Thomas
Early entered the army and advanced rapidly.
A branch of the Franciscan order. First came to Canada in
First Roman Catholic bishop of Vancouver Island,
Washington George 1732-1799 First President Of The United States
Mcmillan John 1816-1886 Born In Scotland Came To New Brunswick
1832. Represented Restigouche in the Assembly, 1857-1867;
Thompson David 1770-1857 Born In The Parish Of St John's
Westminster, England. Educated at the Gray Coat School; and ent...
Index : George Brown Era On The Double Shuffle 107-108 Sir John A Macdonald Era On Macdonald's Early
life, prints Campbell's letter, 31; his pen picture of Macdonal...
Dewdney Edgar 1835- Born In Devonshire England Came To British
Columbia, 1859. Had charge of survey of site of New Westminster...
An office created originally by Richelieu, in France, and
Born in England, 1758. Accompanied Captain Cook on
his last vo...
Bay Of Quinte
See Quinte, Bay of.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Fortified post on Lake Champlain frontie...
La Motte Pierre De St Paul Sieur De
Came to Canada with the
Carignan Regiment, 1665. Built Fort St...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Montagnais chief, 68.
Halliburton Sir Brenton 1773-1860 Joseph Howe Era Chief-justice Of Nova
Scotia, presides at trial of Joseph Howe for libel, 24; contest...
Edward And Annie
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) The vessel which brought th...
Southern extension of Hudson Bay, discovered in 1610, by
Bib : Dent Can Por And Last Forty Years Morgan Cel Can
(Joseph Howe era) Supports Confederation, 186; member of Nova
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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