Canadian History Dictionary Bompas William Carpenter 1853-1906 Born In London England
Ordained deacon, 1859; priest, 1865; came to Canada latter year...
Bib : Wallis Historical Sketch Of Canadian Journalism In Canada:
An Ency., vol. 5; Buckingham, George Brown and the Globe in Can...
Stuart Rev John
(John Graves Simcoe era) First Church of England clergyman to a...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Composition of, under Constitution...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Huron village, 88.
Drake Sir Francis 1540?-1596 Sailed From Plymouth For The River
Plate, 1577; passed through the Straits of Magellan, 1578; plun...
Winslow John 1702-1774 Born In Plymouth Massachusetts Entered
the army. In 1740 captain of a company that served in the exped...
The name has been popularly applied to the whole territory
(General Brock era) Letter of, relating to death of Brock, 307....
A pre-Aryan race, occupying the border-land between France
(Samuel de Champlain era) Carpenter to De Monts's expedition, 2...
Took place in November, 1861, when Captain C. Wilkes of
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Chief factor, Hudson's Bay ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Father of Samuel Champlain, 1.
Denison George Taylor 1839- Police Magistrate At Toronto Since
1877. Commanded Governor-General's Bodyguard in Fenian Raid, 18...
Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era Associated With La Fontaine In Constitutional Agitation In
Lower Canada, 49; commissionership of crown lands promised to, ...
Index : Lord Dorchester Era His Hostility To Great Britain 273 274 281 His Defeat
for the presidency, in 1797, 298. (General Brock era) Purchases...
Beaupre Seigniory Of
(Bishop Laval era) Acquired for Seminary of Quebec, 58;
(Lord Dorchester era) Father of Guy Carleton, 29; his widow
Rae W G
(Sir James Douglas era) Expedition on behalf of Hudson's Bay Co...
Douglas Sir James 1803-1877 Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson Era A Man Of Imperial Mind 225
highest qualities as administrator, 225; with Dr. McLoughlin, 225;
marries daughter of William Connolly, 225; chief factor, 1840, 226;
governor of Vancouver Island, 1851, 225; knighted, 225; receives Simpson
at Fort St. James, 238. (Sir James Douglas era) Visits Etoline, Russian governor, 1842,
45-46; in New Caledonia, 59-60; character, 84-91; dearth of documentary
material for his life, 90; born Demerara, Aug. 15, 1803, 91; parentage,
92; educated in Scotland, 92-93; sails for Canada, 1820, and enters
service of North West Company, 93; meets John McLoughlin at Fort
William, 93; McLoughlin persuades him to join Hudson's Bay Company, 94;
accompanies McLoughlin to Columbia department, 94; McLoughlin's
friendship for Douglas, 94; his training under McLoughlin, 96; sent to
New Caledonia, 96; accompanies William Connolly over mountains, 99; with
Connolly at Fort St. James, 100; with John Tod at McLeod Lake, 100; his
activities there, 100-102; marries Amelia Connolly, 103; transferred to
Fort Vancouver, 1830, 103-110; family life there, 103; eldest daughter
marries Dallas, afterwards governor of Hudson's Bay Company at Winnipeg,
103; his work in New Caledonia, 104; his connection with Fort George
massacre, 105-109; receives Sir George Simpson at Fort St. James, 109;
at Fort Vancouver, 110; revises system of accounting at Fort Vancouver,
121; in charge of York Factory express, 1835, 121; in charge of party
that raised British flag above Fort Stikine, 1840, 121-122; builds Fort
Durham, 122; sent to dismantle Fort Durham, 122; moves Fort McLoughlin
to head of Vancouver Island, 122; sent to treat with Mexican governor,
1840, 126-127; succeeds McLoughlin as manager of Puget Sound
Agricultural Company, 132; severs his connection, 1859, on accepting
governorship of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, 132; becomes
chief trader, 1852, 135; chief factor, 1840, 133; founds Victoria, 1843,
146; examines site for fort on Vancouver Island, 176; commands
expedition charged with the building of the fort, 177; selects site,
178; proceeds next to dismantle Forts Taku and McLoughlin, 178; brings
Bolduc, first missionary, to Vancouver Island, 178; completes Fort
Camosun (Victoria), 179; returns to Fort Vancouver, 180; associated with
McLoughlin and Ogden on board of management of western department, 187;
succeeds McLoughlin in charge of western department, 1846, 187; succeeds
Blanshard as governor of Vancouver Island, 205; dual position of
Hudson's Bay Company officer and representative of crown, 207;
establishes representative government, 1856, 208-210; his inaugural
speech, 211-215; reports gold on Queen Charlotte Island, 220; issues
gold-mining licenses, 221; reports gold discoveries on Upper Columbia,
etc., 223; difficulties with the miners, 227; visits the camps, 227-228;
appointed governor of British Columbia, 229; retires from Hudson's Bay
Company, 229-230; full powers of government given him under instructions
of colonial secretary, 1858, 231; Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton's opinion of
him, 234-235; his administration of the government, 236; appoints
provincial officers, 240-241; second visit to the mining camps, 243-245;
proposes Queensborough as name of capital of British Columbia, 247;
settles Hill's Bar affair, 248; builds roads, 249-253; 257; his
resourcefulness, 249-250; plans for a transcontinental road, 253-254;
financial problems, 258-262; charged with extravagance, 261; his
prejudice in favour of Hudson's Bay Company, 263; defends their policy,
264-265; justice to the natives, 267; recommends church endowments,
270-271; conflict with Assembly over site of public buildings, 272-273;
governorship of Vancouver Island ends, 1863,--knighthood,--succeeded by
Arthur Kennedy,--retires from governorship of mainland of British
Columbia, 1864, 289; advocates union of British Columbia and Vancouver
Island, 295; public appreciation of his rule as governor, 304; leaves
British Columbia and sails for Europe, 308-309; his personal side, 309;
death, Aug. 1, 1877, 310; wife dies, 1891, 310; his character and
achievements as man, fur trader, and statesman, 342-354; compared with
McLoughlin, 351-353; personal appearance, 350-351. =Bib.=: Morgan, Cel.
Can.; Dent, Can. Por.; Cyc. Am. Biog.; Bancroft, History of
British Columbia; Begg, History of British Columbia.
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