Canadian History Dictionary Bib : Dict Nat Biog Bryce Manitoba See Also Red River
Colony; Seven Oaks.
Galinee Rene De Brehant De
A member of a noble family of Brittany;
came to Canada in 1668...
Bibaud Michel 1782-1857 Educated At The College Of St Raphael
Bib : Dict Nat Biog Garnett Edward Gibbon Wakefield Dent
Last Forty Years.
Somerset Edward Adolphus Seymour Twelfth Duke Of 1804-1885 Sat In
House of Commons, 1830-1855; first commissioner of works, 1851-...
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Construction of, provided ...
Tupper Sir Charles Hibbert 1855- Son Of Sir Charles Tupper
Educated at McGill University, and at the Harvard Law School. C...
Dosquet Pierre-herman 1691-1777 Native Of Lille France Came To
Canada, 1721; on his return to France, 1725, consecrated bishop...
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Distributing Point For Snake River Country 7
(General Brock era) Near Fort Niagara, massacre of British troo...
Association Of Canadian Refugees
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Formed in 1839, 448; object of,
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Defeats La Fontaine in Ter...
(Joseph Howe era) Appointed to Executive Council, Nova Scotia,
King's College Nova Scotia
An academy opened at Windsor, Nova
Scotia, 1788. The following...
(Joseph Howe era) Member of Uniacke administration, Nova Scotia...
Index : Sir John A Macdonald Era Leader Of Quebec Government 141 The Appointment Revealed
Macdonald's judgment, 141-142. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Con...
Longueuil Charles Colmer Grant Baron De
(Lord Sydenham era) Owner of "Alwington,"
Niagara Newark Settled By Loyalists About 1782 Selected By
Simcoe ten years later as the capital of Upper Canada, and name...
A town in Saguenay County, Quebec, situated at the
Ryerson John 1800-1878 Born In Norfolk Ontario Educated At The
public schools. In 1818 became a Wesleyan preacher, and active ...
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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