Canadian History Dictionary Liard River
A tributary of the Mackenzie; rises in the Yukon
Bib : Dictionnaire Genealogique Des Familles Canadiennes For Biog
see Morgan, Can. Men.
Rocky Mountain Fur Company
Founded at St. Louis, in 1822, by William
H. Ashley. The field...
Mccarthy D'alton 1836-1898 Born In Dublin Ireland Came To Canada
with his parents, 1847. In 1858 called to the bar; in 1871 a be...
On Red River, about two miles below mouth of
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In battle of the Plains, 257.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Grand-nephew of Sir Frederick Hal...
Representation Bill 1853
(Lord Elgin era) Sir John Macdonald's view on, 132-133.
Boulay Angelique Louise Talon Du
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Wife of Montcalm, 5; her grief
at his d...
Drummond Lewis Thomas 1813-1882 Born In Londonderry Ireland Came
to Canada with his mother, 1825. Educated at Nicolet College; s...
See Riel Rebellion.
Cartier And His Time
Minutes of the Executive Council,
correspondence, registers, i...
Longueuil Charles Le Moyne Baron De 1656-1729 Son Of Charles Le
Moyne, Sieur de Longueuil (q.v.) Wounded, in 1687, in the Iroqu...
Laval Anne Charlotte
(Bishop Laval era) Only sister of Bishop Laval, 19.
Riviere Aux Raisins
(John Graves Simcoe era) Boundary of territory dependent on Det...
Saunders John 1754-1834 Born In Virginia Joined The Royal Forces
and served throughout the War of Independence. Went to England;...
Newspaper published at Toronto. Established, 1880. =Index=: (Wi...
Almon William Bruce
(Joseph Howe era) A "bitter Tory," 86; called to Executive and
Lyndhurst John Singleton Copley Baron 1772-1863 British
statesman. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdonald era) Denounces Rebell...
(Count Frontenac era) Reports repulse of some of Phipps's men a...
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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