Canadian History Dictionary Chateauneuf Pierre Antoine De Castaguere Marquis De 1644-1728
(Samuel de Champlain era) French ambassador in London, instruct...
(Bishop Laval era) Chapel dedicated to, in the church at Quebec...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Scarcity of, in Upper Canada, 175. See...
Quebec Province Of
Area 351,873 square miles. Formed the principal
part of Canada...
Fort Walla Walla
Hudson's Bay Company post, on Columbia River.
Born in England. Served in the West Indies, at the
Cape, in th...
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Leroux Laurent 1758-1855 Western Fur Trader Index : Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson Era Builds
post on Great Slave Lake, 18; sends Sutherland and the "English...
Jette Sir Louis 1836- Studied Law And Called To The Bar 1857
Practised in Montreal. Entered public life in 1872 as member fo...
Index : Lord Sydenham Era Governor-generalship Of Canada Tendered To 58 Bib :
Dict. Nat. Biog.
(Sir James Douglas era) Named by Captain Cook, 21; Captain Doug...
Index : Wolfe / Montcalm Era Indian Tribe Enemies Of The English 16 Joseph Howe Era Howe
interests himself in their welfare, 245; his report on their co...
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Their appeal to the public, 26-27....
(Samuel de Champlain era) An interpreter, 144.
Du Plessis Bonneau Thomas Sieur
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of Company of New
Christie David 1818-1880 Born In Edinburgh Scotland Educated At
Edinburgh High School. Came to Canada, 1833, and devoted himsel...
At the junction of the Ottawa and the St. Lawrence.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Established near Cataraqui, 265. ...
Montigny Abbe De
(Bishop Laval era) Title borne by Laval in his youth, 7, 19.
Bib : Hodge Handbook Of American Indians Reclus Primitive Folk
See also United States Bureau of Ethnology Reports.
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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