Canadian History Dictionary Gage Thomas 1721-1787 Fought Under Braddock At Monongahela 1755
and under Abercrombie at Ticonderoga, 1758. Took part in the ca...
Hutchinson Thomas 1711-1780 Sir Frederick Haldimand Era Governor Of Massachusetts
quoted, 84. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am. Biog.
Longueuil Charles Colmer Grant Baron De
(Lord Sydenham era) Owner of "Alwington,"
Index : Sir John A Macdonald Era Brought Forward By Liberals As An Alternative To
protection, 261-262; history of the movement, 291-292; the Comm...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commanded the volunteers who first climb...
Papineau And His Time
Despatches to and from Colonial Office, Serie
G. Colonial Offi...
Lampman Archibald 1861-1899 Educated At Trinity University
Toronto, graduating in 1882; appointed to a clerkship in the po...
St Vincent John Jervis Earl Of 1735-1823 British Admiral Served
at Quebec in 1759; defeated Spanish fleet off Cape St. Vincent,...
Dickson Walter Hamilton 1806-1884 Born In Niagara Called To The
bar of Upper Canada, 1830. Served during the Rebellion of 1837 ...
Juan De Fuca
(Sir James Douglas era) His real name Apostolos Velerianos, 9; ...
Created a province of the Dominion on Sept. 1, 1905. Includes
A once-powerful tribe, who spoke a dialect of the Iroquois,
North American Fur Company
(Sir James Douglas era) Succeeds Pacific Fur Company, 134;
See also Carillon, Chambly, Crown Point, Frontenac,
(Lord Dorchester era) Commands flotilla on Lake Champlain, 154....
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Ex-Jesuit, his erratic habits, 48...
Bib : Morgan Can Men Hopkins D'alton Mccarthy In Men Of The
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company vessel, 183.
Rises in the Pelly Mountains about lat. 62 deg., and flows
The period of responsible government in Canada
dates from the ...
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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