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(Lord Sydenham era) Appointed provincial registrar, 332.
(Lord Sydenham era) Sydenham's views on, 321; grant by British ...
Cape St Vincent
(General Brock era) British naval victory of, 10.
Bib : Morgan Cel Can
Sutherland Thomas J
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Plans occupation of Navy Island, 4...
City of Ontario; founded by Peter McGregor, in 1826. =Index=:
Skelton Rev Thomas
(Lord Dorchester era) Step-father of Carleton, 29.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit mission to Hurons founded at, ...
Columbia Fur Company
(Sir James Douglas era) Organized, 1822, by recruits from the N...
George Iv 1762-1830 King Of England Son Of George Iii And The
Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. In 1795 married the...
Allen John Campbell
(Tilley era) Solicitor-general, New Brunswick, 1856, 41;
When Nicholson, with his fleet and New England
Buchanan James 1791-1868 Fifteenth President Of The United States
(Samuel de Champlain era) Explorer, gives information to Champl...
Index : Egerton Ryerson Era His Separate School Bills 235-238 George Brown Era Introduces Separate
school legislation, 144. =Bib.=: Morgan, Can. Men; Canadian Who...
Rises at the headwaters of the Nisutlin, and empties into
(Count Frontenac era) Missionary to Abenaquis, 250.
(General Brock era) Brother of Sir Isaac, a London merchant, 70...
Salaberry Charles Michel D'irumberry De 1778-1829 Born At
Beauport, near Quebec. Entered the British army; served for ele...
Index : Joseph Howe Era Appointed Solicitor-general 1834 57 Becomes Member Of
Executive and Legislative Councils, 1838, 57; leader of party o...
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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