Canadian History Dictionary Ryerson William
(Egerton Ryerson era) His brother, Egerton, takes his place in ...
Bib : Bancroft History Of British Columbia
Index : Wolfe / Montcalm Era French Minister Glad To Get Rid Of Canada 11
Robinson John Beverley 1820-1896 Second Son Of Sir John Beverley
Robinson; born in Toronto. Educated at Upper Canada College; ap...
Index : Count Frontenac Era Lieutenant-general Of New France 17 Samuel De Champlain Era Appointed
viceroy of New France, 151; resigns, 168. =Bib.=: Parkman, Pion...
Chisholm G C
(Lord Sydenham era) Sergeant-at-arms of Legislative Assembly, 3...
Born at Ernestown, Upper Canada. Followed his father's
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company vessel, 183.
Lac De Soissons
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given by Champlain to Lake of Tw...
On Dease Lake. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Built by Robert...
Caron Sir Joseph Philippe Rene Adolphe 1843-1908 Born In Quebec
Studied law; entered public life in 1873 as member of Dominion ...
Cameron Sir Matthew Crooks 1822-1887 Born In Dundas Ontario
Educated at the Home District Grammar School, Toronto, and at U...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, drowned, 200.
Amusements In Canada
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Contemporary accounts of, in 1781...
Somerville Alexander 1811-1885 Born In Scotland Served In The
regular army. Came to Canada, 1858. Took up newspaper work; for...
Hamilton Alexander 1757-1804 American Statesman Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Anxious to keep on good terms with Britain, 286; Talleyrand's o...
Le Moyne Paul Sieur De Maricourt 1663-1704 Son Of Charles Le
Moyne, Sieur de Longueuil. Born in Montreal. Accompanied De Tro...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Rescued by French grenadier from Indian
Eldest daughter of Louis Hebert, Quebec; married to
Martin Or Marten Sir Henry 1562-1641 Born In London Educated At
Oxford. Sent to the Palatinate, 1613; chancellor of London dioc...
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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