Canadian History Dictionary Bullion Mme De
(Count Frontenac era) Benefactress of Hotel Dieu at Montreal, 2...
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Simcoe John 1714-1759 Entered The Navy And Promoted Captain 1743
served on the court martial of Admiral Byng, 1756-1757. Command...
Ste Croix Island
Near the entrance to the Bay of Fundy; explored by
Dupuy Claude Thomas
Intendant of New France, 1726-1728. Although a
man of some abi...
Among the earliest magazines published in what is
now Canada w...
Selwyn Alfred Richard Cecil 1824-1902 In 1845 Appointed Assistant
geologist in the Geological Survey of Great Britain; and direct...
Map Of Part Of Canada From Bay De La Val And Island Of Barnaby In The
River St. Lawrence to the Lakes Huron and Erie. For the use of ...
Clark Sir William Mortimer 1836- Born In Aberdeen Scotland
Educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen; studied law at the Uni...
Lajoie Antoine Gerin 1824-1882 Born In Yamachiche Quebec
Educated at Nicolet College, and while there wrote the song Le ...
Served in the army for some years; appointed governor of
Bib : Bancroft History Of The North-west Coast
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Director of the Canadian Pacific Rai...
Victoria 1819-1901 Granddaughter Of George Iii And Only Child Of
George III's fourth son, Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent, by Mary...
Carling Sir John 1828- Represented Town Of London In Legislative
Assembly, 1857-1867; and continued to sit for the same constitu...
Bib : Dent Last Forty Years Mcmullen History Of Canada
Bourinot, Constitutional History of Canada; Egerton and Grant,
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Urges Papineau to accept mission to...
(Lord Elgin era) Member of Seigniorial Court, 187.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Correspondent of Haldimand's, 315...
Beaudoncourt Jacques De
(Bishop Laval era) On the brandy question, 39; his account
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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