Canadian History Dictionary Beaucour De
(Count Frontenac era) Brave conduct of, in command of party aga...
Charbonnel Armand Francois Marie De
Roman Catholic bishop of
Toronto, 1850-1860. Died, 1860. =Inde...
Discovered by Cabot in 1497. Sir Humphrey Gilbert
Peters Susan Ann
(Tilley era) Mother of Sir Leonard Tilley, 5.
Spragge John Godfrey 1806-1884 Born In New Cross Surrey England
Came to York with his father, 1820. Educated at the Central Sch...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commanded the volunteers who first climb...
Smith Adam 1723-1790 Political Economist Filled Successively The
chairs of logic and of moral philosophy at Glasgow. In 1766 pub...
Pont-grave Francois Grave Sieur Du Pont
A merchant of St. Malo;
sailed for Tadoussac with Chauvin, 160...
La Salle Rene-robert Cavelier Sieur De 1643-1687 Sailed For
Canada in the spring of 1666; granted by the Sulpicians the sei...
Leroux Laurent 1758-1855 Western Fur Trader Index : Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson Era Builds
post on Great Slave Lake, 18; sends Sutherland and the "English...
Black John 1817-1879 Born In Scotland Went To The Red River
Settlement as legal adviser to Adam Thom, recorder of Rupert's ...
Jesuit missionary. Accompanied La Verendrye
on his Western exp...
Boulton Henry John
Son of D'Arcy Boulton; born in England, 1790.
Studied law and ...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Exploits of the Alabama, 98; inflict...
Lalemant Gabriel 1610-1649 Jesuit Missionary Laboured With
Brebeuf at the mission of St. Ignace, among the Hurons, where h...
Forsyth Richardson And Co
Fur trading firm, of Montreal. =Index=:
(General Brock era) Se...
(Count Frontenac era) Created, 1647, at Quebec, 37, 49; reorgan...
Riel Louis 1844-1885 Born In St Boniface Manitoba Educated At
the Jesuit College, Montreal. Leader of the Rebellion of 1869-1...
(Egerton Ryerson era) In charge of union school at Hamilton, 19...
House Of Assembly
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) British government prepared to gr...
Founded by Antoine de la Motte Cadillac (q.v.) in 1701. The
fort remained under Cadillac's command until 1710. A census taken that
year shows six settlers cultivating the land, and twenty-nine soldiers,
traders, etc., occupying houses within the fort. De la Forest succeeded
Cadillac at the fort, 1710. Fort surrendered to the British, 1760.
Pontiac laid siege to the fort, 1763, but failed to capture it.
Transferred to United States, 1796. Captured by Brock, in War of 1812;
restored by treaty of Ghent. =Index=: (John Graves Simcoe era) The most important of western
fortified posts, 51; Great Britain retains possession of, pending
settlement of certain questions, 55, 119; threatened by army under
Wayne, 133; handed over to United States, 142; River aux Raisins the
boundary of territory dependent on, during British occupation, 145. (Lord Dorchester era)
Defence of by Major Gladwin, 5; retained with other western posts as
security for proper treatment of loyalists, 231; handed over to United
States, 291. (General Brock era) Founded by La Motte Cadillac, its exciting history,
54; Brock determines to attack, 248; its strength and garrison, 249,
250; attacked, 251, 254; Hull surrenders with his whole army, 255;
important results of capture, 256. (Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Under French regime, 11; in days
of North West Company, 12. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Company of 8th Regiment sent to, 137; a
source of anxiety, 145; De Peyster in command at, 146, 158;
reinforcements sent to, 153; Jehu Hay, lieutenant-governor of, in 1784,
158; doubtful subjects settle round, 161; difficulty of navigation to,
163; Haldimand's letter to Henry Hamilton, lieutenant-governor at, on
means for recovery of Illinois country, 167; unfortunate expedition
from, 168; Haldimand's letter to De Peyster on importance of, 260; boat
built at by North West Company, 262; Major Mathews, lieutenant-governor
at, in 1787, 332. =Bib.=: Cadillac Papers (Mich. Pion. & Hist.
Coll., vol. 33 et seq.); Parkman, Conspiracy of Pontiac; Lucas,
Canadian War of 1812.