Canadian History Dictionary Dongan Thomas Earl Of Limerick 1634-1715 Colonial Governor Of New
York. Sent to America as governor, 1682. Resigned, 1688. Became...
(Tilley era) Confederation candidate, elected in Albert County,...
(Count Frontenac era) Recollet father, Frontenac's confessor, 1...
Vail Edwin Arnold 1817-1885 Born In Sussex New Brunswick Studied
medicine at Edinburgh and Glasgow Universities. Elected to the ...
(Wilmot era) Conducts Madras system of schools in New Brunswick...
Greenway Thomas 1838-1909 Born In Cornwall England Came To
Canada with his parents, 1844. Educated at the public schools o...
On the St. Lawrence, north bank. (Count Frontenac era) Band of ...
Nicholson Sir Francis 1660-1728 Born In England Entered The Army
1678; lieutenant-governor of the colonies north of Chesapeake B...
Galinee Rene De Brehant De
A member of a noble family of Brittany;
came to Canada in 1668...
Henry Alexander The Elder 1739-1824 One Of The Pioneer Fur
traders in north-western America. Born in New Jersey. Entered t...
(Lord Elgin era) History of, in Canada, 99; vigorous policy of ...
(Joseph Howe era) Anti-Confederationist, changes his views, and...
(Lord Dorchester era) Commands force at Chambly, 93.
Davies Sir Louis Henry 1845- Born In Prince Edward Island
Educated at Prince of Wales College; studied law and called to ...
Jacques Cartier River
A tributary of the St. Lawrence, north shore,
above Quebec. =I...
Rises in Bennington county, Vermont, and flows into
the St. La...
(Lord Dorchester era) Hampshire residence of Lord Dorchester, 3...
Index : Lord Dorchester Era In Command At Ticonderoga Discouraging Messages From
179, 180; on surrender of Burgoyne retreats to St. Johns, 180. ...
St Vallier Jean Baptiste De La Croix Chevrieres Des 1653-1727
Born at Grenoble. Came to Canada in 1685 as vicar-general under...
(General Brock era) Letter of, relating to death of Brock, 307....
Dorchester Guy Carleton First Baron 1724-1808 Lord Dorchester Era Birth And
parentage, 29; enters army, 29; lieutenant-colonel, 30; Wolfe's
friendship for, 30; military preceptor to Duke of Richmond, 30; Wolfe
secures him for quartermaster of Quebec expedition, 31; entrusted with
important tasks, 32; wounded at Battle of the Plains, 32; served under
Albemarle at siege of Havana, 32; appointed to succeed Murray at Quebec,
32; finds divisions in the country, 33; has difficulty with his Council,
34; forwards petition of Jesuits, 35; issues proclamation relinquishing
all fees, 35; his despatch on the subject, 36; has the Walker case on
his hands, 37; dismisses Irving and Mabane from the Council, 39; his
views in regard to English and French laws, 41, 43; on state of the
colony, 44-47; anticipates revolt of American colonies, 50; endeavours
to check legal abuses, 51; orders release of small debtors, 52; issues
new ordinance respecting administration of justice, 54, 55; opposed to
creation of House of Assembly, 55; his return to England, 57; becomes
governor-general on Murray's resignation, 1768, 57; absent in England
four years, 59; replaced by Cramahe, 59; his report on manufactures of
Canada, 59; took important part in framing Quebec Act, 63; his evidence
before House of Commons, 67; sails for Canada, 75; his marriage, 75;
sends troops to Boston on requisition of General Gage, 78; receives news
of Benedict Arnold's attack on St. John's, 83; forwards troops and
proceeds to Montreal, 85; calls out militia, 86; returns to Quebec, 89;
gives guinea to Canadian soldier, 89; hurries back to Montreal, 91;
applies to Gage for two regiments, 92; his despatch explaining fall of
St. John's and impossibility of defending Montreal, 103; reaches Quebec,
112; orders all to leave the city who would not help in its defence,
114; his courage and watchfulness, 124; his estimate of the killed in
the attack on Quebec, 131; great source of strength to his followers,
133; moves out to attack enemy, who took to flight, 138; makes search in
surrounding country for fugitives in distress, 139; makes arrangements
to pursue the retreating American army, 144; meets Burgoyne at Quebec,
144-145; his operations successful, 147; Lord George Germain's enmity
to, 149; plans to improve the defences of the country, 150-151;
re-establishes the Courts of Quebec, 151; defeats the Americans in naval
engagement on Lake Champlain, 153-157; refuses to attack
Ticonderoga--his reasons, 157-158; retires with army in winter quarters,
159; superseded in charge of next year's campaign by General Burgoyne,
163; his authority limited to Canada, 163; his bitter replies to
Germain's despatches, 164-166; indignant at transfer of command to
Burgoyne, he resigns, 169; no friction between him and Burgoyne, 174;
Burgoyne's testimony, 174; makes forced levy of militia to recruit
Burgoyne's army, 178; his correspondence with Hamilton in the West, 179;
his appointments to judgeships, 183; objects to appointment of Livius
and Owen as judges, 184; his protests against improper appointments,
185; calls out one-third of militia, 187; constitutes committee of
Council, 187; his last despatch to Germain, 188; returns to England,
189; sent to America as commander-in-chief and commissioner, 193;
arrives at New York, 195; instructed to make pacific representations to
Congress, 200; applies for recall on hearing that complete independence
is to be granted to the colonies, 203; his anxiety to protect the
Loyalists, 206; appoints commissioners for exchange of prisoners, 207;
the force under his command, 208; anxious to return home but urged to
remain at New York, 212; writes to governor of Nova Scotia on behalf of
the Loyalists, 214; his correspondence largely occupied with Loyalist
affairs, 218; his last despatch from New York, 219; supports petition of
Loyalist widows for pensions, 219; created Baron Dorchester, and accepts
governorship of Canada, 221; difficulties of his position, 221; his
acquaintance with Haldimand, 222; Shelburne's opinion of value of his
influence, 222; his reception at Quebec very cordial, 223; extent of his
commission, 224; brings out William Smith as chief-justice, 224; his
correspondence with Lord Sydney, 225; appoints committee to consider
state of the law, 225, 227; also committees on commerce, police, and
education, 226-230; negotiations with Silas Deane on subject of Chambly
Canal, 230; anxiety in regard to Indian question in the west, 231;
announces intention of visiting Nova Scotia, 235; recognizes necessity
for a more popular form of government, 237; visits Loyalists in western
Canada, 238; transfers Jesuit church at Montreal to Anglicans, 241; his
efforts to increase efficiency of militia, 243, 246; receives
propositions from Vermont and Kentucky looking to separation from other
American states, 244-247; declines to allow French minister to United
States to visit Canada, 248; receives draft of bill for better
government of province, 248; thought introduction of parliamentary
institutions premature, 258, 259; sends home lists of proposed
legislative councillors, 258; not pleased with Simcoe's appointment,
259; urges claims of Sir John Johnson, 259; sails for England, 269;
returns to Canada, 271; opens second session of Lower Canada
Legislature, 276; calls out militia, 277; fully expects war with United
States, 282; his speech to the Miami Indians, 282; speech not approved
by home government, 283; expresses desire to resign, 284; gets Alien Act
passed, 288; reports improved condition of affairs, 291; wages war on
fees and perquisites, 291; surrenders his own fees, 292; opposes holding
of appointments by absentees, 292; his relations with Simcoe, 293-296; a
believer in centralized power, 294; not being sustained by home
government, resigns, 297; points of difference with Simcoe, 302; meets
his last Parliament, 303; returns to England, 303; receives addresses of
regret, 303; his character, 304; his sympathy with French-Canadians,
305; saves Canada to the Empire, 306; wreck of the frigate in which he
sailed, 306; lands at Perce, proceeds to Halifax, and sails from there
to England, 306; his death, 307; his descendants, 307. (John Graves Simcoe era) His
connection with the Constitutional Act, 2; not favourable to creation of
separate province of Upper Canada, 3; goes to England, 5; orders names
of Loyalists who declared themselves before treaty of 1783 to be
registered, 70; does not support Simcoe's views in regard to Indian
department, 127; controls military operations in Upper Canada, 131; his
bold speech to deputation of Indians, 133, 146; recommends Simcoe to
fortify post on the Miami, 134; proceedings not approved by home
government, 142; his resignation, 142; disapproves of Simcoe's plans for
defence of Upper Canada, 206; supersedes purchasing agent appointed by
Simcoe, 212; his relations with Simcoe, 228. (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Chief of staff to
Wolfe, 75; as governor of Canada, wins affection of Canadians, 75;
establishes fortified camp on island of Orleans, 108; lands near
Pointe-aux-Trembles and takes a number of prisoners, 125; wounded in
battle of the Plains, 199. (Lord Sydenham era) His Canadian policy, 67, 82. (General Brock era) His
defence of Quebec and liberal policy towards French-Canadians, 36. (Lord Elgin era)
His character as governor, 1. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Leases St. Maurice forges, 62; his
failure to enlist Canadian militia, 111; governor of Canada, his defence
of Quebec, 112, 121; succeeded in military command by Burgoyne, 112;
resignation of, 113; Haldimand's opinion of, 119; Captain Schank writes
to, 159; pulls down houses during siege, 187; proposal to have him
supersede Haldimand at Quebec, 188; Haldimand writes to, 189; raises
Loyalist corps, 253; returns to Quebec as governor, with title of Lord
Dorchester, 314; his opinion of Dr. Mabane, 315; his relations with
Haldimand, 330-332. (Wilmot era) Thomas Carleton, a brother of, 5. =Bib.=:
Kingsford, History of Canada; Lucas, History of Canada; Bradley,
The Making of Canada; Egerton and Grant, Canadian Constitutional
Development; Shortt and Doughty, Documents Relating to Constitutional
History of Canada.
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