Canadian History Dictionary Hessians
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Established near Cataraqui, 265. ...
Union Of 1841
(Joseph Howe era) Act did not concede full measure of responsib...
(Lord Dorchester era) On causes of failure of West India Compan...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Ship in which Wolfe sailed for Quebec, 7...
Sangster J H
(Egerton Ryerson era) On staff of Ontario Normal School, 174.
Douglas David 1798-1834 Made Extensive Botanical Collections On
the Pacific coast of North America, for the Horticultural Socie...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Commissioner in dispute between Kirke...
Louvigny Louis De La Porte Sieur De 1652-1730 Accompanied
Denonville on his expedition against the Iroquois, 1687; sent b...
Peace River Pass
The gorge cut by the Peace River through the Rocky
Founded at Toronto, June 20, 1849, by Sandford
Fleming, and Ki...
Entered public life in 1815 as member for
Huntingdon, which he...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Member of Legislative Council, 79.
(Tilley era) Of Miramichi, member of Smith government, New
(Samuel de Champlain era) Pamphlet against Jesuits, 153.
Laval Guy De
(Bishop Laval era) Ancestor of Bishop Laval, 17.
Fort Loyal Casco Bay Count Frontenac Era Captured By Canadians 252 Bishop Laval Era Taken By
Fox Charles James 1749-1806 British Statesman Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Thought Quebec Act should have been introduced in Commons, 66; ...
Pont-grave Francois Grave Sieur Du Pont
A merchant of St. Malo;
sailed for Tadoussac with Chauvin, 160...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Godfather to young Hurons, 233.
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Plans attack on Windsor, 446; land...
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.