Canadian History Dictionary Kootenay District
In British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) First exp...
Dunn John Henry
Came to Canada in 1820, from England.
Receiver-general and mem...
Index : Count Frontenac Era Expedition Of Courcelles To 59 Of Frontenac 76-84 Fort
afterwards known as Fort Frontenac, erected at, 83. (Sir Freder...
The first submarine cables in America were those laid between
(General Brock era) Canadian Highland corps, 180.
Cartier And His Time
Minutes of the Executive Council,
correspondence, registers, i...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Ancient French custom, 122; used ...
Rises in northern Minnesota, its chief source being
Jacques Cartier River
A tributary of the St. Lawrence, north shore,
above Quebec. =I...
Born in France. Governor of Placentia, Newfoundland,
A large tribe, of Algonquian stock, formerly ranging
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Skirmish at, 103.
Bib : Ganong Place-nomenclature Of New Brunswick R S C 1896
Denys, Acadia, ed. by Ganong; Dawson, St. Lawrence Basin.
Wilmot William Wilmot Era Father Of L A Wilmot 2 Lumberman 3 Son Of
Lemuel Wilmot, 3; his family, 3-4; a Baptist, 9; moves to Frede...
(Lord Dorchester era) Of Montreal, his disaffection, 79; comman...
Thompson William 1725-1781 Born In Ireland Emigrated To
Pennsylvania, and commanded a troop of mounted militia in the F...
Dufferin And Ava Frederick Temple Hamilton Blackwood Marquess Of
(1826-1902). British commissioner to Syria, 1860; under-secreta...
Bib : Campbell History Of Prince Edward Island
Ross James 1811-1886 Born In West River Nova Scotia For A Time
headmaster of Westmoreland Grammar School, New Brunswick. Edito...
Cape Diamond Quebec
(Samuel de Champlain era) Fortified, 157.
Drummond Sir Gordon 1771-1854 Son Of Colin Drummond At One Time
deputy paymaster-general of the forces in Canada. Born at Quebec.
Entered the army, 1789, and rapidly promoted until in 1794 became
lieutenant-colonel of the 8th Liverpool Regiment. Saw distinguished
service in the Netherlands and in the West Indies; became colonel, 1798,
and commanded his regiment during the campaign in Egypt, assisting in
capture of Cairo and Alexandria. In 1805 given rank of major-general and
took command of a division in Jamaica. In December, 1808, transferred to
the staff in Canada, until 1811. Served for a time in Ireland; returned
to Canada as second in command to Sir George Prevost, 1813. Took a most
prominent part in the War of 1812. From December, 1813, to April, 1815,
president and administrator of Upper Canada, and during this period
succeeded in turning the tide of victory to the British forces. Defeated
the Americans at Niagara, July 28, 1814, and followed this up by
occupying Fort Erie in November. In recognition of his splendid services
during the war, gazetted a K. C. B. On the departure of Sir George
Prevost appointed administrator of Lower Canada, and assumed office Apr.
4, 1815. Had expressed a strong desire to return to England, as it was
understood that the appointment was to be only temporary. Accordingly
relieved by Major-General Wilson, and departed from Quebec, May 20,
1816. Obtained the rank of lieutenant-general in 1825. In 1827 made a G.
C. B. Died in London. =Index=: (General Brock era) Takes command of troops at Montreal,
115; commander of forces in Canada, 157. =Bib.=: Morgan, Cel. Can.;
Read, Lieutenant-Governors of Upper Canada; Lucas, Canadian War of
1812; Rattray, The Scot in British North America.
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