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(1796-1876). Born in Ireland. Edited for some years the
Richardson James 1791-1875 Entered The Provincial Marine 1809
and served through the War of 1812. Entered the ministry of the...
Caen Ezechiel De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Brother of Guillaume, 137.
Vincent John 1765-1848 Born In England In 1781 Entered The Army
as ensign, and promoted lieutenant the same year. In 1786 capta...
Index : Sir John A Macdonald Era Secretary Of State For Foreign Affairs 332 His Speech At
unveiling of bust of Macdonald in St. Paul's Cathedral, 332-333...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Assisted in forming Company of New Fr...
Newspaper published at London, England; established, 1785.
Bib : Hertslet Treaties And Conventions
Bib : Parkman Pioneers Of France
Jones Jonas 1791-1848 Educated At Cornwall Under John Strachan
Served as an officer of militia during the War of 1812-1814, at...
(General Brock era) Private of 41st, first man killed in War of...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Ravages of, among colonists, 22; call...
Van Rensselaer Solomon 1774-1852 Born In Rensselaer County New
York. Entered the army in 1792 as a cornet of cavalry, later be...
(Lord Sydenham era) Sydenham an early advocate of, 18.
(John Graves Simcoe era) Simcoe's residence at Niagara, 99, 180...
(Wilmot era) Delegate to England to represent New Brunswick
Porto Rico Island
(Samuel de Champlain era) Taken and abandoned, by English in 15...
The peasants of Quebec. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era) More ind...
Baranof Alexander Andrevitch 1747-1819 Governor Of Russian
America. Had been manager of a glass factory at Irkutsk, Siberi...
Habitation De Quebec
The first building in Quebec. Erected by
Champlain, 1608. Stoo...
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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