Canadian History Dictionary How Edward
Member of the Council of Nova Scotia, 1744. Took part in
Vaudreuil Philippe De Rigaud Marquis De
Came to Canada, 1687, in
command of eight hundred troops, and,...
Baby Louis Francois Georges 1834-1906 Born In Montreal Studied
law and called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1857; made a Q.C., 1...
Phipps Sir William 1651-1695 Born In Maine In 1669 Employed As A
ship carpenter, and later became captain of a merchantman saili...
(Lord Sydenham era) Duties assigned to, 331.
Verrazano Giovanni Du
Born near Florence, Italy, in 1470. Entered
French marine serv...
Drake Sir Francis 1540?-1596 Sailed From Plymouth For The River
Plate, 1577; passed through the Straits of Magellan, 1578; plun...
(Sir James Douglas era) Voyage of 1785, 22; on enormous profits...
Chauveau Pierre Joseph Olivier 1820-1890 Born At Quebec Educated
at Quebec; studied law and called to the bar of Lower Canada. F...
Le Milletiere Dubois De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Perishes with his men on fireship, 98.
Chouart Dit Des Groseilliers Medard
Born in France about 1621.
Came to Canada, 1642. After serving...
(Wilmot era) Appointed by Governor Colebrooke as provincial
(Samuel de Champlain era) Spanish vessel, commanded by Champlai...
Work Or Wark John 1792-1861 Born In Ireland Entered Service Of
Hudson's Bay Company, 1814; employed east of the mountains unti...
(Sir James Douglas era) Attacked by natives of Nootka, 1803, an...
Captain of the Shrewsbury in 1759. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm e...
Aubert De La Chesnaye Jacques
(Count Frontenac era) Trader, La Barre's dealings with,
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Founded in Toronto, with b...
Uniacke Richard John 1753-1830 Born At Castletown County Cork
Ireland. Emigrated to the West Indies, 1773; went from there to...
(Sir James Douglas era) Founded in 1848, by the Hudson's Bay Co...
Day Charles Dewey 1806-1884 Born In Bennington Vermont Came With
his parents to Canada, 1812. Called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1827;
created Q.C., 1837. Assisted in the prosecution of the insurgents who
had been arrested during the Rebellion of 1837-1838. Appointed
solicitor-general and called to the Special Council, 1839. Summoned by
Sydenham to the Executive Council, 1840, and subsequently elected to the
Assembly for the county of Ottawa. Appointed judge of the Court of
Queen's Bench, 1842; transferred to the Superior Court, 1849; resigned,
1862. Acted as commissioner for the codification of the civil laws of
Quebec; as representative of Quebec on the Arbitration Commission
appointed under the British North America Act to settle the claims of
the provinces; and as chairman of the Royal Commission to investigate
the charges against the Macdonald government in connection with the
granting of the charter to build the Canadian Pacific Railway. Held the
office of chancellor of McGill University from 1857 until his death.
Died in England. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Solicitor-general for Lower Canada, 1841,
76; represents British interests, 78; Baldwin's attitude to, 80;
introduces School Bill, 107; elevated to bench, 122. (Lord Sydenham era)
Solicitor-general for Lower Canada, 283. (Lord Elgin era) Judge of Seigniorial Court,
187. =Bib.=: Taylor, Brit. Am.; Dent, Last Forty Years.
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