Canadian History Dictionary Dupuy Claude Thomas
Intendant of New France, 1726-1728. Although a
man of some abi...
Cape St Vincent
(General Brock era) British naval victory of, 10.
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Bill in reference to, intr...
(Sir James Douglas era) Character of, 52. (General Brock era) O...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit mission in Huron country, 92.
Tache Sir Etienne Pascal 1795-1865 Born In St Thomas Quebec
Served during the War of 1812-1815. Studied medicine, practisin...
Battle in War of 1812, Oct. 26, 1813. The stream from
Macdonell Lieutenant-colonel John
Born in Glengarry; son of
Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Macdone...
Norquay John 1841-1889 Born In St Andrews Manitoba After The
suppression of the Riel Rebellion, elected to the Assembly of M...
(Samuel de Champlain era) His definition of the territory of Ne...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Massacre of, by Americans after c...
American Invasion 1775-1776 Grew Out Of The Belief Entertained By
the rebellious colonists that the French of Canada could readil...
On Niagara River, opposite Buffalo. =Index=: (John Graves Simco...
Index : Wilmot Era Presents Address To Sir Charles Metcalfe 74-75 Grammar
schools in, 85. (Tilley era) Young Men's Debating Society, 7; p...
Vancouver George 1758-1798 Entered British Navy 1771 Sailed In
the Resolution with Captain Cook on his second voyage, 1772-177...
Tilley Thomas Morgan 1790-1870 Tilley Era Father Of Sir Leonard Tilley
born, 1790, 3; in lumber business, 4; dies, 1870, 4.
See Big Mouth.
(Lord Dorchester era) Father of Guy Carleton, 29; his widow
Hull William 1753-1825 Born In Derby Conn Educated At Yale
University, and called to the bar, 1775. Served with distinctio...
Fuller Thomas Brock 1810-1884 Born In Kingston Educated At The
Grammar Schools at Hamilton and York and at Chambly Theological...
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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