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(Egerton Ryerson era) Graduate of Victoria College, 143.
Black John 1817-1879 Born In Scotland Went To The Red River
Settlement as legal adviser to Adam Thom, recorder of Rupert's ...
Johnson Guy 1740-1788 Deputy To Sir William Johnson As
superintendent of Indian affairs, and succeeded latter in offic...
Quadra Juan Francisco De La Bodega Y 1744?-1794 Knight Of The
Order of Santiago. Made voyages of exploration to the North-Wes...
Le Valois Father
(Bishop Laval era) Recommends Saint-Vallier to succeed Laval, 1...
Saumarez Sir Thomas
(General Brock era) His letter to Brock from Halifax, 223.
Le Borgne De Belle Isle Emmanuel
(Samuel de Champlain era) Takes Fort St. Pierre, 236.
Index : Sir Frederick Haldimand Era Informs Haldimand He Owes Promotion To The King 83
summary sent him of Haldimand's expenses, 107; compliments Hald...
(General Brock era) Failure of, 119.
Canterbury John Henry Thomas Manners-sutton Viscount 1814-1877
Born in England. Entered Parliament, 1841; home secretary from ...
Coteau Du Lac
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Canal at, 185.
A town on the North Saskatchewan, at the mouth of the
Dunfermline James Abercromby First Baron 1776-1858 Sat In British
Parliament, 1807, 1812-1830 and 1832; Speaker of House of Commo...
Rises in Upper Columbia Lake, lat. 50 deg. 10', long.
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...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Crown lawyer in proceedings re Champl...
Lansdowne Henry Charles Keith Petty-fitzmaurice Fifth Marquis Of
Born in 1845. Educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford; suc...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Their fighting force an uncertain...
Ryerson Colonel Joseph
(Egerton Ryerson era) Father of Egerton Ryerson, a United
(Samuel de Champlain era) Priest of De Monts's expedition, at S...
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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