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(Samuel de Champlain era) Member of Roberval's expedition, exec...
The name is now applied to what is probably the
Vidal Alexander 1819-1906 Born At Brocknell Berkshire England
Educated at Christ's Hospital, London, and in 1834 came to Cana...
(Lord Sydenham era) Merchant, father of Sydenham, 4; adds "Poul...
A tribe of Algonquian stock. Occupied the Saguenay
country in ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Sent to erect defences at fords of Montm...
(Bishop Laval era) House of charity established by, 245.
Talleyrand-perigord Charles Maurice Prince De 1754-1838 French
statesman. =Index=: (General Brock era) Foreign secretary under...
Markland George H
(Egerton Ryerson era) Member of Legislative Council, Upper Cana...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Strongly favoured by Macdonald; oppo...
Ste Croix Island
Near the entrance to the Bay of Fundy; explored by
Hind Henry Youle
Born in Nottingham, England, 1823. Travelled in
Mexico, 1846. ...
One of the tribes of the Iroquois confederacy. They
(George Brown Era) Members of British government in 1862
Cochrane Thomas 1777-1804 Born In Nova Scotia A Member Of The
English bar. Chief-justice of the Supreme Court of Prince Edwar...
Lake Of The Woods
On the international boundary, west of Lake
Mclachlan Alexander 1818-1896 Born In Scotland Came To Canada
1840; engaged in farming. Government emigration agent for Scotl...
Index : Sir James Douglas Era His Rule At Sitka 44 His Character 44 His Death 1819
45, =Bib.=: Laut, Vikings of the Pacific.
Crawford John Willoughby 1817-1875 Born In Ireland Came To
Canada, 1824; studied law and called to the bar, 1824. Sat in t...
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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