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Brig. See Adams.
(Sir James Douglas era) Spanish influence delays colonization, ...
Bib : Mockridge The Bishops Of The Church Of England In Canada And
Frobisher Thomas 1744-1788 Partner Of The North West Company With
Joseph Frobisher, Alexander Henry, and Peter Pond, in the North...
Fulford Francis 1803-1868 Educated At Oxford Ordained 1828
Consecrated first Anglican bishop of Montreal, 1850, and sailed...
(Lord Elgin era) Commissioner under Seigniorial Tenure law, 186...
Bib : Hulbert Niagara River Spencer Falls Of Niagara
(Wilmot era) Delegate to England to represent New Brunswick
City of Quebec, at the mouth of St. Maurice River. First
(Count Frontenac era) La Barre's army encamps at, 184.
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Adopted by Liberal party, 262; campa...
(Joseph Howe era) Member of Uniacke government, Nova Scotia, 11...
Harrison William Henry 1773-1841 Ninth President Of The United
States. =Index=: (General Brock era) United States general, his...
Marriott Sir James 1730?-1803 Advocate General 1764
vice-chancellor, 1767; sat in Parliament for Sudbury, 1781-1784...
Aroostook War 1839 Wilmot Era Arose Out Of Unsettled Boundary Question
between Maine and New Brunswick, 135. =Bib.=: Sprague, The
Bouchette Joseph 1774-1841 Entered The Naval Service 1791 In
command of the forces on Lake Ontario; and served in the Royal ...
Carter Sir James 1805-1878 Born In England Educated At Cambridge
called to the bar, 1832. In 1834 a puisne judge of the Supreme ...
Great Slave Lake
In Northern Canada. Area 10,719 square miles.
Discovered by Sa...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) French frigate, loads stores at Sorel, 2...
(Sir James Douglas era) Built by Hudson's Bay Company, outpost ...
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.