Canadian History Dictionary Pontleroy
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) French military engineer, 85, 90.
(General Brock era) Question respecting, 226. (Sir Frederick Ha...
(Joseph Howe era) Member of Uniacke administration, Nova Scotia...
Village on the north side of the St. Lawrence, four miles
West India Company
Established by royal edict in 1664, under the
Anglin Timothy Warren 1822-1886 Born In Ireland Came To St John
New Brunswick, 1849. Established Weekly Freeman that year. Elec...
(Wilmot era) Referred to in Wilmot's speech, 104. (Tilley era) ...
Fort, otherwise known as St. Louis, on the Richelieu. Built
Index : George Brown Era And The Family Compact 11 And The Clergy Reserves 48-49
privileges granted under Act of 1791, 51-52; Durham's estimate ...
Rupert Prince 1619-1683 Third Son Of The Elector Palatine
Frederick V, and Elizabeth, daughter of James I of England. Ser...
Normanby Constantine Henry Phipps Marquis Of 1797-1863 Entered
Parliament, 1818; appointed governor of Jamaica, 1832; entered ...
Yorke Sir Joseph Sydney 1768-1831 Entered The Navy In 1780 In
1781 joined the Duke and later the Formidable, both under Sir
Issued by Napoleon, November, 1806, to the following
Martin Charles Amador
(Samuel de Champlain era) Priest, 146.
La Fontaine Sir Louis-hippolyte Bart
(1807-1864). (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) His name
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given to young Algonquian taken ...
(Sir James Douglas era) Difficulties aroused by episode, 321. (...
(Lord Dorchester era) Presentment of, 14; protested against by ...
Bib : Cyc Am Biog
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Office of, Durham's view of power ...
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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