Canadian History Dictionary Wetherall Sir George Augustus 1788-1868 Born In Hampshire
England. Educated at Winchester and the Military College, Farnh...
Metcalfe Charles Theophilus Baron 1785-1846 Born In Calcutta
India. Educated at Eton. Resident of Delhi, 1811-1820; in 1820-...
Beauharnois Charles Marquis De 1670-1749 Entered French Navy
1686, and rose to the rank of admiral in 1748. In 1726 appointe...
Hall Major George D
(Lord Sydenham era) Appointed military secretary and
Mccarthy Charles Justin
(Egerton Ryerson era) Martyr of early Canadian Methodism, 41.
Carnarvon Henry Howard Molyneux Herbert Fourth Earl Of 1831-1890
Colonial secretary, 1866-1867, and as such introduced the Briti...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Huron chief, 48; forms alliance with ...
Ulloa Antonia De 1716-1795 Born In Seville Spain Studied At
Seville, and in 1733 entered the navy. Accompanied astronomical...
Louis Xvi King Of France 1754-1793 Succeeded To The Throne In
1774. =Index=: (John Graves Simcoe era) Public mourning ordered...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Brings out stores for De Caen, 136.
Lampman Archibald 1861-1899 Educated At Trinity University
Toronto, graduating in 1882; appointed to a clerkship in the po...
Nicolet Jean 1598-1642 Born At Cherbourg Normandy Came To
Canada, 1618, and the same year sent to the Algonquians of Allu...
Mccully Jonathan 1809-1877 Born In Halifax Nova Scotia In 1837
called to the bar, and practised in Halifax, 1849. In 1860 appo...
Caron Sir Joseph Philippe Rene Adolphe 1843-1908 Born In Quebec
Studied law; entered public life in 1873 as member of Dominion ...
(Count Frontenac era) Destroyed, 1669, rebuilt, 1692, 328; take...
Brock Sir Isaac 1769-1812 General Brock Era Birth And Descent 6 Enters Army
at age of fifteen, 7; joins 49th Regiment with rank of captain,...
Clark George Rogers 1752-1818 American Frontier Leader Index :
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Rebel leader, his cruel treatment...
Melbourne William Lamb Second Viscount 1779-1848 Born In London
England. Educated at Eton, Cambridge, and Glasgow. Entered Parl...
(Bishop Laval era) Practised in colony in early days, 122.
(Tilley era) Elected for St. John, New Brunswick, 25.
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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