Canadian History Dictionary St Joachim
(Bishop Laval era) Boarding school for children established at,...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Champlain consults with, 133.
Fitzgibbon James 1780-1863 Born In Ireland Joined The Tarbert
Fencibles, 1798; served in Holland the following year, and in 1...
(Wilmot era) Retires from New Brunswick Council, 69. (Tilley er...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Proposed by Butterworth in United St...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Publisher of first books printed ...
Ottawa University Of
Established, 1848. Originally incorporated
under the title of ...
Strachan John 1778-1867 Born In Aberdeen Scotland Graduated At
King's College, Aberdeen, 1796. Came to Canada, 1799, and opene...
Courcelles Daniel De Remy Sieur De
Governor of Canada, 1665-1672.
His tenure of office marked by ...
City of Quebec, at the mouth of St. Maurice River. First
St Martin Captain
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Killed in battle of Ste. Foy, 264.
Richards Sir William Buell 1815-1889 Born In Brockville Ontario
Studied law and called to the bar of Upper Canada, 1837. Electe...
Vendremur Corneille De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Clerk, returns to France, 209.
(Sir James Douglas era) Built by Hudson's Bay Company, on Taku ...
St Veran Marquise De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Mother of Montcalm, 3; her fortitude, 8;...
Cudlip John W
(Tilley era) Anti-Confederate candidate in St. John County, 85;...
See Riel Rebellion.
Bryce James 1838- Born In Belfast Educated At The Universities
of Glasgow and Cambridge. Entered Parliament in 1880. In 1886
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company, vessel, 183.
See House of Assembly.
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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