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(Count Frontenac era) One of the founders of Montreal colony,
Saskatchewan University Of
Act passed establishing the university,
1907. Board of Governo...
Fleet French At Quebec
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Protection afforded by to Bourlamaque's
Molson John 1787-1860 Born In Montreal In 1837 A Member Of The
Special Council of Lower Canada; served during the Rebellion; i...
(John Graves Simcoe era) First chaplain of Upper Canada Assembl...
Richardson John 1796-1852 Born Near Niagara Falls Ontario In
1812 served during the war in the Canadian militia; at the batt...
(John Graves Simcoe era) First attorney-general of Upper Canada...
(General Brock era) Early name of Hamilton, 52. See also
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Wentworth Sir John 1737-1820 Born In Portsmouth New Hampshire
Educated at Harvard. In 1765 went to England as agent of the pr...
Pelletier Sir Charles Alphonse Pantaleon 1837- Born At Riviere
Ouelle, Quebec. Educated at Laval University; studied law, and ...
Founded, 1668, as the Quebec Seminary, and granted a
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(Bishop Laval era) Clerk of the Sovereign Council, 158, 167.
(Lord Dorchester era) Deputy postmaster-general, 243; expresses...
Morris Alexander 1826-1889 Born At Perth Upper Canada Educated
at the University of Glasgow and McGill University; studied law...
A town on the North Saskatchewan, at the mouth of the
Born in France. Came to Canada in 1639 as superior
of the miss...
(George Brown Era) Roads in Upper Canada in 1834, 54; improveme...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Their relations with the Iroquois, 52...
La Verendrye Pierre Gaultier De Varennes Sieur De 1685-1749 Son
of Rene Gaultier, Sieur de Varennes, governor of Three Rivers. ...
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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