Canadian History Dictionary Lewis Meriwether 1774-1809 And Clark William 1770-1838
American explorers. Sent by the United States Government, in 18...
Penny Edward Goff 1820-1881 Born In England In 1844 Came To
Canada, studied law, and in 1850 called to the bar of Lower Can...
Bib : Morgan Can Men Canadian Who's Who
Kent And Strathern Edward Augustus Duke Of 1767-1820 Fourth Son
of George III and father of Queen Victoria. Sent to Canada, 179...
Entered the army as ensign, 1727; captain, 1742;
and major, 17...
(Lord Dorchester era) Attorney-general, his account of state of...
St Vallier Jean Baptiste De La Croix Chevrieres Des 1653-1727
Born at Grenoble. Came to Canada in 1685 as vicar-general under...
(General Brock era) On United States ships, 83, 108; benefits C...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Repulse of British forces at, 18-...
Maubec Abbey Of
(Bishop Laval era) Revenues of, assigned to bishopric of Quebec...
West coast of British Columbia, north of Queen
Ryland Herman W
(General Brock era) Private secretary to Lieutenant-Governor
Brown George Mackenzie 1869- Son Of George Brown Born In Canada
Educated at Upper Canada College, Toronto, Merchiston Castle Sc...
Judah Henry Hague 1808-1883 Born In London England Came To
Canada, and called to the bar, 1829. Represented Champlain in t...
(General Brock era) United States frigate, captures British tra...
Bancroft George 1800-1891 Educated At Harvard University
Cambridge, and in Germany. Secretary of the navy, 1845; ambassa...
Kenny Sir Edward 1800-1891 Born In Kerry County Ireland
Emigrated to Nova Scotia. Summoned to the Senate at Confederati...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Brings word of impending attack on left ...
Hunter Peter 1746-1805 General Brock Era Lieutenant-governor Of Upper Canada
and commander of forces in British North America, 45; calls att...
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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