Canadian History Dictionary Morris Charles
Born in England. Under the direction of Governor
Shirley of Ma...
Washington Treaty 1871 Dealt With The Alabama Claims Arbitration Of
the San Juan boundary; North Atlantic fisheries; navigation of ...
(Lord Dorchester era) Deputy postmaster-general, 243; expresses...
(Lord Dorchester era) Poor character and scandalous methods of ...
Fort Walla Walla
Hudson's Bay Company post, on Columbia River.
Tilsit Treaty Of
(General Brock era) Between Russia and Napoleon, 1807, 105;
Campbell Sir William 1758-1834 Born In Scotland Enlisted As A
private in a Highland regiment; came to America during the Revo...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of Company of New France, 17...
Clergyman. =Index=: (John Graves Simcoe era) Teaches school at ...
The largest island on the west coast of North
America. Named a...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Assisted in forming Company of New Fr...
Campbell Sir Colin 1776-1847 Served In India 1801-1804 And
afterwards in Denmark and the Peninsula; attached to Wellington...
Johnson Sir John 1742-1830 Son Of Sir William Johnson Qv
Appointed major-general of militia, 1774. Fled to Canada, 1776,...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Simcoe's desire to establish, 169. See...
(Bishop Laval era) Hamlet, destruction of, 229. (Count Frontena...
Osgoode William 1754-1824 Born In England Educated At Oxford
studied law, and called to the English bar, 1779. Appointed
Jamet Father Denis
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet missionary and commissary of...
An island on the southern side of the entrance to the Baie de
Ogden Charles Richard 1791-1866 Son Of Following Studied Law And
called to the bar, 1812; elected to the Assembly for Three Rive...
Lac Aux Claies
(John Graves Simcoe era) Renamed Lake Simcoe in honour of Gover...
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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