Canadian History Dictionary Asgill Sir Charles 1762-1823 A Lieutenant In Cornwallis's Army
1780. Taken prisoner at Yorktown, condemned to death by the Ame...
North America, etc.
Hutchinson Thomas 1711-1780 Sir Frederick Haldimand Era Governor Of Massachusetts
quoted, 84. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am. Biog.
Crooks Adam 1827-1885 Son Of James Crooks Born At West Flamboro
Ontario. Educated at Upper Canada College and the University of...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Assisted in forming Company of New Fr...
Cobden Richard 1804-1865 British Statesman Index : Lord Sydenham Era A More
advanced radical than Sydenham, 20. =Bib.=: Morley, Life of Ric...
Annand William 1808-1892 Born In Halifax County Entered The Nova
Scotia Assembly as one of the members for Halifax, 1836; financ...
Fanning Edmund 1737-1818 Held Various Offices In The American
colonies before the Revolution. Removed to Nova Scotia, and in ...
(Count Frontenac era) Issued by governor, 115; objected to by b...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, 152; returns to France, 208.
Index : Lord Sydenham Era Chancellor Of The Exchequer 55 56 Elevated To The
peerage as Lord Monteagle, 57. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.
(Egerton Ryerson era) His brother, Egerton, takes his place in ...
(Bishop Laval era) Archbishop of Rouen, desires ecclesiastical
(Tilley era) Deserts Liberals in New Brunswick, 18;
Dunkin Christopher 1811-1881 Born In London England Educated At
the Universities of London and Glasgow. Emigrated to America; s...
A literary and scientific society, founded at
Montreal in 1844...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Indian superintendent in the west, 126...
A group of tribes, of Athapaskan stock. The name means
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given by Champlain to the Nicole...
Named after the Algonquian tribe of the same name.
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.