Canadian History Dictionary Knox Henry 1750-1806 American General In Revolutionary War
Dawson Sir John William 1820-1899 Born At Pictou Nova Scotia
Educated at Edinburgh University. Accompanied Sir Charles Lyell...
Laval-montmorency Francois De 1623-1708 Bishop Laval Era Appointed Apostolic
vicar with title of bishop of Petraea in partibus, 7; opposes l...
Brought up as a draper; drifted to the West Indies,
where he h...
Newspaper published at Niagara. =Index=: (George Brown Era) Rid...
(Sir James Douglas era) History of, 284-289.
(Sir James Douglas era) Vessel, attacked by Milbank Sound savag...
(General Brock era) Agent of the Hudson's Bay Company, assists
Literary And Historical Society Of Quebec
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Founded by Lord
Dalhousie, 41. =Bi...
Pericard Mgr De Bishop Of Evreux
(Bishop Laval era) Cousin of Bishop Laval, 21.
(Count Frontenac era) Son-in-law of Mme. de Sevigne, a candidat...
Byng John 1704-1757 Born In England Entered The Navy In 1718 In
1727-1736 stationed at Mahon, Minorca; and in 1747-1748 command...
Wood Edmund Burke 1820-1882 Born Near Fort Erie Ontario Educated
at Overton College, Ohio. Called to the bar of Upper Canada, 18...
The history of this feudal system of land tenure,
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of Company of New France, 17...
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Confirms statements as to Cartier'...
(Sir James Douglas era) His voyage to North-West Coast for sea-...
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era Named By Champlain De Genes 52
Held in London, 1887. Canada was represented by
Sir Alexander ...
(General Brock era) Naval victory of, 12.
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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