Canadian History Dictionary Huntington Herbert
(Joseph Howe era) Appointed to Executive Council, Nova Scotia,
Council Of Assiniboia
Appointed by the Hudson's Bay Company, for the
government of t...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Agent of Company of New France, 244.
Bib : Morgan Can Men Canadian Who's Who
On the British Columbia coast. Used by the Hudson's
(Count Frontenac era) Goods cheap in, 154; pay better price for...
Meade George Gordon 1815-1872 In 1865-1866 Commanded The Military
division of the Atlantic, during which period prevented the Fen...
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Increased in 1841, 99; and...
(George Brown Era) Ended by repeal of corn laws, 31; protests
(General Brock era) Issued by Napoleon in 1808, 110; disastrous...
Perche France Bishop Laval Era Many Colonists Natives Of 116
Cumberland William Augustus Duke Of 1721-1765 Second Son Of
George II. Commanded British armies in Flanders and Hanover. =I...
(Joseph Howe era) Anti-Confederationist, changes his views, and...
St Pater's Port Guernsey
(General Brock era) Home of the Brock family, 3-5.
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Confirms statements as to Cartier'...
Nouee Anne De 1587-1646 Born In France Entered The Jesuit
novitiate in 1612; and came to Canada in 1626. For several year...
(Wilmot era) Grandfather of Sir L. Tilley, 3. (Tilley era) Memb...
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Demands disallowance of New Brunsw...
Brulon Jean Gauthier De
(Bishop Laval era) Canon and confessor of chapter of
Riedesel Friedrich Adolph Baron 1738-1800 German Officer Born In
Rhine-Hesse. Educated at Marburg. Served on the staff of Prince...
Drew Andrew 1792-1878 Entered The Navy 1806 Took Part In Many Of
the most important engagements during the war with France, including the
Walcheren expedition. Promoted to lieutenant for gallantry during the
fight between the Eurotas and the French frigate Clorinde, 1814.
Promoted to commander for his brilliant defence of Cape Coast Castle
against the Ashantees, 1824. Retired and settled in Canada. During
Rebellion of 1837 offered his services to the government. Conducted the
capture of the Caroline, for which he received the thanks of the Upper
Canada Parliament and was appointed commander of the provincial marine.
A grant by the Assembly to provide seventy-five guineas for the purchase
of a sword of honour was not approved by the Legislative Council.
Remained in active service in Canada until 1839. Appointed to the
command of the Wasp on the West India Station, where he discovered and
surveyed a dangerous rock which still bears his name, 1842. Appointed
naval storekeeper at the Cape of Good Hope, 1850. Raised to the rank of
admiral, 1862. Retired from active service and resided in England until
his death. =Index=: (William Lyon Mackenzie era) In charge of the expedition which cut out the
Caroline, 420-421; thanked by the Upper Canadian Assembly, 423.
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