Canadian History Dictionary Bib : Douglas Old France In The New World Gagnon Fort Et Chateau
Alberta University Of
Created by Act of the Legislature of Alberta
passed at the fir...
(Lord Dorchester era) Her action in the Nootka matter, 250. (Si...
Comprised all the western portions of Canada,
except Manitoba ...
(General Brock era) United States brig on Lake Erie, 178; surre...
Macaulay Sir James Buchan 1793-1859 Born At Niagara Ontario
Served in the Glengarry Fencibles during the War of 1812. In 18...
Thompson David 1770-1857 Born In The Parish Of St John's
Westminster, England. Educated at the Gray Coat School; and ent...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Schoolmaster at Quebec, 234.
Melbourne William Lamb Second Viscount 1779-1848 Born In London
England. Educated at Eton, Cambridge, and Glasgow. Entered Parl...
Bouchette Joseph 1774-1841 Entered The Naval Service 1791 In
command of the forces on Lake Ontario; and served in the Royal ...
(Lord Sydenham era) Of the governor, large range of duties
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Assists Papineau in defeating motio...
Yale James Murray
Entered the service of the Hudson's Bay Company
about 1815, wh...
Burk Rev J
(John Graves Simcoe era) Censured by Simcoe, 190.
La Vigne Captain De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Sails for France with Champlain, 141....
By John 1781-1836 Born In England Entered The Army In 1799 In
1802 came to Canada; returned to England in 1811; and served in...
Le Moyne Paul Sieur De Maricourt 1663-1704 Son Of Charles Le
Moyne, Sieur de Longueuil. Born in Montreal. Accompanied De Tro...
Bossuet Jacques Benigne 1627-1704 Churchman And Orator Bishop Of
Meaux; took a leading part in the Gallican controversy. =Index=...
(Lord Dorchester era) In search for Strait of Anian, 26.
(Count Frontenac era) Vessel built by La Salle and lost in Lake...
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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