Canadian History Dictionary Guelph
A city of Western Ontario, situated on the Speed River, in the
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Executed, 435; monument to, 436.
Mckay Joseph William 1829-1900 Born At Rupert House Hudson Bay
Crossed the mountains to Fort Vancouver in 1844; had charge of ...
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Criticizes Papineau for accepting m...
On Stikine River. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay...
Auckland George Eden Earl Of 1784-4849 Index : Lord Sydenham Era President Of
board of trade, when Poulett Thomson was vice-president, 26.
(General Brock era) British ship taken by the Constitution, 284...
Jesuits' Estates Act
Passed by the Mercier government in Quebec,
1888. Following th...
(Sir James Douglas era) Founded in 1832 by Hudson's Bay Company...
Blair Adam Johnston Fergusson 1815-1867 Member Of The Legislative
Assembly of Canada, 1848-1857; appointed to the Legislative Cou...
New Brunswick College Of
(Wilmot era) Early history of, 10. See also New
(Bishop Laval era) Director of Seminary, 55.
Francois Xavier Saint
(Bishop Laval era) Patron saint of Canada, 87.
Schank John 1740-1823 Born In Scotland Entered The Navy 1758
Commanded the Canso in the St. Lawrence, 1766. Placed in charge...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Forbidden by Wolfe except in case of Ind...
(Count Frontenac era) Brave conduct of, in command of party aga...
La Perouse Jean Francois De Galaup Comte De 1741-1788 French
admiral. (Sir James Douglas era) Explores North-West Coast in 1...
Almon William Bruce
(Joseph Howe era) A "bitter Tory," 86; called to Executive and
In northern British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) ...
Van Rensselaer Solomon 1774-1852 Born In Rensselaer County New
York. Entered the army in 1792 as a cornet of cavalry, later be...
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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