Canadian History Dictionary Montmorency Family
(Bishop Laval era) Great distinction of, 16; motto of, 18. See
Meredith Sir William Collis 1812-1894 Born In Dublin Ireland
Emigrated to Canada; in 1836 called to the bar of Montreal, and...
La Motte Pierre De St Paul Sieur De
Came to Canada with the
Carignan Regiment, 1665. Built Fort St...
(General Brock era) Indian superintendent at Amherstburg, 151; ...
Index : Joseph Howe Era Establishes Steamship Line Between Halifax And Great
Britain, 234; makes New York western terminal of his line, 234....
Heriot George 1766-1844 Born In Island Of Jersey Came To Canada
and appointed a clerk in the ordnance department at Quebec, 179...
Amnesty Act 1849 Lord Elgin Era William Lyon Mackenzie Takes Advantage Of 91
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Proposed by Elgin, on beha...
Marsolet Nicolas 1587-1677 Came To Canada From France About 1608
and for many years an interpreter for the Montagnais and Algonq...
Born in Ireland. Entered the army; came to Prince
Campbell Captain Dr Accused In Connection With Walker Affair 36
tried and acquitted, 38.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Surveyor-general, Upper Canada, 178.
Harvey Sir John 1778-1852 Entered The British Army And Saw Active
service in Holland, France, at the Cape of Good Hope, Ceylon, I...
College with university powers, established at
Toronto. Now af...
(General Brock era) Naval victory of, 12.
Bibaud Michel 1782-1857 Educated At The College Of St Raphael
(Samuel de Champlain era) Commissioner in dispute between Kirke...
Sherbrooke Sir John Coape 1760-1830 Born In Nottinghamshire
England. Entered the army; took part in the capture of Seringap...
Jesuit missionary in the Huron country, 1643. Had been
Explored by Henry Hudson, 1610, and named after him.
Capital of Prince Edward Island. Originally founded by
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.