Canadian History Dictionary Fulford Francis 1803-1868 Educated At Oxford Ordained 1828
Consecrated first Anglican bishop of Montreal, 1850, and sailed...
Dufferin And Ava Frederick Temple Hamilton Blackwood Marquess Of
(1826-1902). British commissioner to Syria, 1860; under-secreta...
Canning Charles John Viscount 1812-1862 Postmaster-general Under
Aberdeen and Palmerston. Governor-general of India, 1855, and t...
Fox Charles James 1749-1806 British Statesman Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Thought Quebec Act should have been introduced in Commons, 66; ...
(Count Frontenac era) Name given to trading Company formed by i...
A religious order founded in 1816 in France, and first
Olbeau Jean D'
Born in Langres. Joined the Jesuit College there in
1628. In 1...
Heavysege Charles 1816-1876 Born In Liverpool England Came To
Canada, 1853. Settled in Montreal, and engaged in his trade of
One of the principal establishments of the Hudson's Bay
Index : Egerton Ryerson Era Opened March 1842 A Presbyterian Institution 135 147
Act of incorporation, 1840, 146; royal charter, 1841, 147; legi...
(General Brock era) Father of Sir Isaac Brock, 6.
Bib : Morgan Can Men Canadian Who's Who
Steeves William Henry 1814-1873 Born At Hillsborough New
Brunswick. Represented Albert County in the Assembly, 1846-1851...
Purchase Of Commissions
(Lord Dorchester era) In Loyalist corps, 217.
Lymburner Adam 1746-1836 Born In Kilmarnock Scotland Came To
Canada about 1776, and settled at Quebec, where he succeeded to...
Franchere Gabriel 1786-1856 Born At Montreal Joined The Pacific
Fur Company, organized by John Jacob Astor, and sailed from New...
Bib : Voyage A La Nouvelle-france Du Capitaine Charles Daniel For
biog., see Biggar, Early Trading Companies of New France; Parkm...
Sherwood Captain Justus
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Commissioner for exchange of pris...
Stewart Alexander 1794-1868 Born In Halifax Nova Scotia Engaged
in West India trade. Afterwards studied law and called to the b...
A member of the Society of Jesus. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era...
Denonville Jacques-rene De Brisay Marquis De
Eleventh governor of
New France. Colonel of Dragoons in French army; spent thirty years in
military service before coming to Canada, in 1685, as successor to La
Barre. Although a capable officer, found himself in a difficult
situation owing to the condition to which the country had been brought
by the failure of La Barre and the intrigues of the English governor of
New York. Adopted a severe policy with the Indians, and was condemned
for his treacherous seizure of Iroquois at Fort Frontenac in 1687. The
horrible massacre of Lachine was one of the consequences of his
maladministration. Succeeded in the government of the colony by
Frontenac in 1689. Died in 1710. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) Succeeds La Barre as
governor, 189; comes out in same ship with Saint Vallier, 191; gives
unfavourable account of Canadian people, 192; his piety, 197; asks for
more troops, 198; corresponds with Dongan, governor of New York, 198;
desirous of constructing a fort at Niagara, 199; proposes to French king
to buy colony of New York, 202; instructed to cultivate peaceful
relations with English neighbours, 203; sends expedition to Hudson Bay,
205; receives reinforcements, 206; determines to march against Iroquois,
207; crafty policy, 208; complains of French troops, 212; erects fort at
Niagara, 213; asks for more troops, 217; receives visit from Big Mouth,
221; in attack by Iroquois on Lachine, orders troops to remain on
defensive, 225; recalled, 228; orders Fort Frontenac to be blown up,
228; stimulates Abenaquis to attack New England settlements, 249. (Bishop Laval era) On
liquor question, 175; succeeds La Barre as governor, 193; his measures
for defence of Canada, 213; seizes certain Indian chiefs, 214; builds
fort at Niagara, 216; recalled, 218; conduct in Lachine massacre, 226,
227. =Bib.=: Girouard, L'Expedition de Marquis de Denonville (R. S.
C., 1899); Parkman, Old Regime and Frontenac.
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