Canadian History Dictionary St Hubert Father
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Recommended for vacancy in bishop...
Russian Fur Trade
(Sir James Douglas era) In Alaska, 4, 12, 17; grew out of Berin...
Gomara Lopez De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Suggests a canal through Isthmus of P...
Chapais Joseph Amable Thomas 1858- Educated At Laval University
Called to the bar, 1879. Edited Le Courrier du Canada since 188...
Porto Rico Island
(Samuel de Champlain era) Taken and abandoned, by English in 15...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Attacks Mackenzie in Upper Canada ...
Holmes B E
One of leaders of the Liberal party in Lower Canada, 50.
Bib : Hakluyt Principall Navigations Harrisse Notes Sur La
Nouvelle France; Dawson, The St. Lawrence Basin; Dionne,
Aix-la-chapelle Treaty Of
Signed between Great Britain and France,
April 18, 1748. Broug...
Richmond Charles Lennox Fourth Duke Of 1764-1819 Entered
Parliament, 1790; privy councillor, 1807; lord lieutenant of Ir...
Johnson Sir John 1742-1830 Son Of Sir William Johnson Qv
Appointed major-general of militia, 1774. Fled to Canada, 1776,...
Index : Joseph Howe Era Establishes Steamship Line Between Halifax And Great
Britain, 234; makes New York western terminal of his line, 234....
Pontiac 1720-1769 Born On The Ottawa River An Ally Of The French
during their struggles against the British colonists. In 1746 h...
Fraser Captain Malcolm
(Lord Dorchester era) Of Royal Emigrants, 112, 124; with Laws
(John Graves Simcoe era) Abuses in, 212.
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontaine...
Van Rensselaer Rensselaer 1802-1850 Son Of General S Van
Rensselaer of Albany, New York; for some time employed as a cle...
Index : Sir Georges E Cartier Era Demands Disallowance Of New Brunswick Act Abolishing
separate schools, 73, 77; demands amendment of constitution to ...
On McLeod Lake, British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas e...
La Loutre Louis Joseph De
Sent to Canada by the Society of Foreign
Missions at Paris, 17...
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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