Canadian History Dictionary Delagrave C
(Lord Elgin era) Commissioner under Seigniorial Tenure law, 187...
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) As an orator, 7; influence on Cart...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) On Haldimand. 291.
Eyre Eustache R
(John Graves Simcoe era) Fort major, 47.
Montagne Perche France
(Samuel de Champlain era) Colonists from, 252.
De Mille James 1833-1880 Born In New Brunswick Educated At Horton
Academy and at Brown University, Rhode Island. Subsequently pro...
Bib : See Iberville
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company post, built on eas...
English Settlers In Canada
(Lord Dorchester era) Position taken by, 9; find French
Dudley Joseph 1647-1720 Count Frontenac Era Provisional Governor Of Massachusetts
264. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am. Biog.
Index : Joseph Howe Era Delegate Of Anti-confederate Party Goes To
England with Howe to demand repeal of British North America Act...
Nouee Anne De 1587-1646 Born In France Entered The Jesuit
novitiate in 1612; and came to Canada in 1626. For several year...
Kennedy William Nassau 1839-1885 Born At Darlington Ontario
Served as a lieutenant in the Ontario Rifles with the Red River...
Mcloughlin John 1784-1857 Born At Riviere Du Loup Studied
medicine in Edinburgh; joined the North West Company; engaged f...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Attempt to settle Alabama question b...
Gomara Lopez De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Suggests a canal through Isthmus of P...
Newspaper published in New York. =Index=: (George Brown Era)
(Sir James Douglas era) Sails for North-West Coast with Colnett...
Founded May 17, 1642, by Chomedy de Maisonneuve. Champlain
Area 31,800 square miles. Discovered by Etienne Brule,
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.