Canadian History Dictionary Maritime Provinces
(George Brown Era) Movement for union of, 161, 186; Tache argue...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Champlain's establishment at, for rai...
See Legislative Council; Executive Council; Sovereign
Genest Edmond Charles 1765-1834 Lord Dorchester Era Minister Of France To The
United States, 272; his intrigues in Canada, 273, 274. =Bib.=: ...
Bib : Dent Can Por And Last Forty Years
(General Brock era) Government vessel, foundering of, in Lake O...
See North-West Coast.
Bliss John Murray 1771-1834 Born In Massachusetts Came To New
Brunswick in 1786; called to the bar; and elected to the House ...
Peyras Jean Baptiste
(Count Frontenac era) Member of Sovereign Council, 106; visits
British American League
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Formed in 1849 in Montreal as a repl...
(General Brock era) Command assigned to, on Niagara frontier, 2...
Rae John 1813-1893 Served As A Surgeon In The Hudson's Bay
Company. In 1846-1847 made two exploring expeditions. Accompani...
Discovered by David Thompson of the North West
Company, in Jan...
Fleet French At Quebec
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Protection afforded by to Bourlamaque's
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One of the provisional districts carved out of the
(Wilmot era) Judge of Supreme Court, New Brunswick, 8; succeeds...
Hudson's Bay Company post. =Index=: (Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simp...
See Redistribution Bill.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Godfather to young Hurons, 233.
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.