Canadian History Dictionary Johnson Sir John 1742-1830 Son Of Sir William Johnson Qv
Appointed major-general of militia, 1774. Fled to Canada, 1776,...
Vergor Duchambon De
In command of Fort Beausejour, 1745. A
confederate of the inte...
Index : Bishop Laval Era Acting Governor Of Montreal 223 Succeeds Callieres As
governor, 235. (Count Frontenac era) Acts as chief of staff to ...
Christian Doctrine Brothers Of The
(Bishop Laval era) Arrival of, in Canada, 125.
Gisborne Frederick Newton 1824-1892 Came To Canada From England In
1845. Joined the staff of the British North American Electric T...
Great Slave Lake
In Northern Canada. Area 10,719 square miles.
Discovered by Sa...
Watkin Sir Edwin William Bart
(1819-1901). Born in Manchester,
England. Educated there. In 1...
Kirke Sir Lewis
Born 1599. Accompanied his brother Sir David Kirke
on his expe...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Lieutenant-governor of Detroit, 1...
Bib : Hakluyt Principall Navigations Harrisse Notes Sur La
Nouvelle France; Dawson, The St. Lawrence Basin; Dionne,
Pope James Colledge 1826-1885 Born In Bedeque Prince Edward
Island. Educated at home and in England. Engaged in mercantile ...
Lacoste Louis 1798-1878 Born At Boucherville Quebec Educated At
St. Sulpice College, Montreal, and called to the bar of Lower C...
Graham Sir James
(Lord Sydenham era) His views on corn duties and Irish Church, ...
Duquesne De Menneville Michel Ange Marquis De
Appointed governor of
New France 1752, in succession to La Jon...
Osgoode William 1754-1824 Born In England Educated At Oxford
studied law, and called to the English bar, 1779. Appointed
(General Brock era) Secretary to General Van Rensselaer, letter...
(General Brock era) Brock's faithful servant, 11.
(Lord Dorchester era) Effect of, in Canada, 33, 57.
Huskisson William 1770-1830 British Statesman Index : Lord Sydenham Era
Criticizes British commercial policy, 12; president of Board of...
First steamboat on the St. Lawrence. Built by John
Molson at M...
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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