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Founded, 1668, as the Quebec Seminary, and granted a
Vauquelin Jean 1726-1763 Born In Caen France Entered The Navy
and in 1745 successfully engaged a British frigate off Martiniq...
(Joseph Howe era) Associated with Joseph Howe in The Club, 10;
A small stream in Essex County, Ontario, falling into
Bib : Memoir In French Hist Coll Of Louisiana 2d Ser Vol
2; letters and other documents, in Margry, Decouvertes; Shea, V...
Index : Lord Dorchester Era On Quebec Act 67 Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Probably a native of Genoa. Became a citizen of Venice,
(John Graves Simcoe era) Quaker, elected to Assembly, but, unab...
Discovered by John Cabot in 1497. First settlement made by
On Kootenay River, built 1807. Otherwise known as
Capital of British Columbia, and formerly capital of the
Joint High Commission British-american 1898-1899 Met In Quebec
Aug. 23, 1898, and again in Washington, Nov. 10. The meetings c...
Membre Zenobius 1645-1687 Born In France The First Novice In The
Recollet province of St. Anthony. In 1675 came to Canada; in 16...
(George Brown Era) A leader of the Clear Grits, 39. (Lord Elgin...
Index : Lord Elgin Era Guarantees Institutions Of French-canadians 24 Louis Joseph Papineau Era Grants
free exercise of Roman Catholic religion, 9; breadth of view of...
(Tilley era) His proposal to build railways in New Brunswick, 2...
Adet Pierre Auguste 1763-1832 Appointed On The 10th Thermidor
member of the French Council of Mines. In 1795, went to the Uni...
Caen Ezechiel De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Brother of Guillaume, 137.
(Sir James Douglas era) Sent out from England, 1856, by Church ...
Frobisher Thomas 1744-1788 Partner Of The North West Company With
Joseph Frobisher, Alexander Henry, and Peter Pond, in the North...
Du Lhut Daniel Greysolon 1640?-1710 Took Part In The Campaign In
Flanders, and present at the battle of Seneffe, 1664. Came to Canada
latter year. Left Montreal for the West, 1678, and the following year
took possession of the country of the Sioux for France; explored the
country about Lake Superior, and gained unusual influence over some of
the western tribes; commanded at Fort Frontenac, 1696, and later at
Detroit; the city of Duluth named after him. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) Explorer,
discoveries of, 162; imprisoned on return to Quebec, 163; appointed post
commander among north-western tribes, 164; diverts trade from English
posts on Hudson Bay to Montreal, 164; under orders from La Barre
confiscates goods in La Salle's fort of St. Louis, 179; instructed to
rendezvous at Niagara, 181, 186, 187;, fortifies post at outlet of Lake
Huron, 202. =Bib.=: Margry, Decouvertes et Etablissements des
Francais; Sieur Du Lhut (Minn. Hist. Coll., vol. 1); McLennan,
Death of Duluth (R. S. C., 1903); Jesuit Relations, ed. by Thwaites,
vol. 62; Roy, DuLhut (Catholic Encyclopedia, vol. 4); Colby, Canadian
Types of the Old Regime.
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