Canadian History Dictionary Seigniorial Tenure
The history of this feudal system of land tenure,
Seven miles below Quebec. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Briti...
Livius Peter 1727?-1795 Resided At Portsmouth New Hampshire A
member of the Council under the royal government; quarrelled wi...
Pericard Michelle De
(Bishop Laval era) Mother of Laval, 17; death of, 26.
The name Acadia or "la Cadie" is found as early as Nov. 8,
Born in Edmonton, Alberta. Educated at the Red River
One of the first fur traders from Montreal to reach the
(Samuel de Champlain era) General of Jesuits, accepts donation ...
Christie Robert 1788-1856 Born In Nova Scotia Repeatedly Expelled
from the Assembly of Lower Canada; re-elected after the union, ...
(Bishop Laval era) Established by La Salle in Illinois country,...
(Lord Dorchester era) Commands force at Chambly, 93.
La Tesserie De
(Bishop Laval era) Member of the Sovereign Council, 158.
(Tilley era) Proposes construction of European and North Americ...
Napoleon I 1769-1821 Born At Ajaccio Corsica First Consul 1799
Crowned Emperor, 1804. Abdicated, 1814, and retired to Elba. Es...
Marche Charles De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit missionary at Miscou, 234.
Papineau Denis B
(Lord Elgin era) Brother of Louis Joseph Papineau, 35; Metcalfe...
Abercromby Sir Ralph 1734-1801 Commanded A Brigade In Holland
under Duke of York, 1793, and wounded at Nimeguen. Afterwards a...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given by Champlain to the Nicole...
Bib : Begg History Of The North-west
Mabane Adam 1734-1792 Born In Scotland Studied Medicine At
Edinburgh University; came to Canada, and practised his profess...
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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