Canadian History Dictionary Naxouat
(Count Frontenac era) Governor Villebon of Acadia establishes h...
Index : Sir John A Macdonald Era Proposed Government Subsidy In Connection With University
scheme, 29; college and its property secularized, becoming Univ...
(Tilley era) Master of Madras School, Gagetown, New Brunswick,
Lusignan Paul Louis Dazemard De
Commanded Fort St. Frederic (Crown
Point) in 1749, when the Sw...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In command of Fort William Henry, 45;
Hudson's Bay Company post. =Index=: (Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simp...
Bib : Cyc Am Biog
At junction of Red and Assiniboine Rivers, where the city
Association Of Canadian Refugees
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Formed in 1839, 448; object of,
(Lord Elgin era) Commenced in 1846, 99.
(Wilmot era) Sent to frontier with troops in 1839, 135.
Pointe Au Fer
(Lord Dorchester era) British troops concentrated at, 153.
(Lord Dorchester era) Settled in Canada, disloyalty of, 82, 85;...
Burr Aaron 1756-1836 Born In New Jersey In 1775 Served In The
Revolutionary army, and accompanied Arnold on his expedition to...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) The resort of savants, 3.
Mascarene Paul 1684-1760 Born In Castras In The South Of France
Educated at Geneva, and afterwards went to England; naturalized...
Rocky Mountain Portage
Leads across an elbow of the Peace River, in
the mountains, ab...
Notre Dame Des Anges
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit convent, 45, 227; views of Jes...
Bliss Jonathan 1742-1822 Born In Springfield Mass Educated At
Harvard University, Cambridge. Emigrated to New Brunswick in 17...
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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