Canadian History Dictionary Brown's Point
(General Brock era) On Niagara River, battery at, 299, 301.
Founded by Antoine de la Motte Cadillac (q.v.) in 1701. The
(John Graves Simcoe era) Very prevalent, 72; punishments for, 7...
Upper Canada Gazette
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Official organ of the house, 38, 1...
Boues Charles De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Vicar-general of Pontoise, contribute...
Royal Society Of Canada
Founded by the Marquis of Lorne (afterward
Duke of Argyll) in ...
Montreuil Chevalier De
Served during the French campaigns in America
from 1754 to 175...
Mckay Joseph William 1829-1900 Born At Rupert House Hudson Bay
Crossed the mountains to Fort Vancouver in 1844; had charge of ...
St Paul's Bay
On St. Lawrence River. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Contagious...
(General Brock era) Arrested, 127; discharged, 128. (Sir George...
(Count Frontenac era) Expedition against Montreal encamps at, 2...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Established communication with Lake Erie...
West side of Lake Champlain. Fort Frederic was built here
Winthrop Fitz-john 1639-1707 Born In Boston Massachusetts
Educated at Harvard. Going to England, served in the parliament...
Captain of the Shrewsbury in 1759. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm e...
Vancouver George 1758-1798 Entered British Navy 1771 Sailed In
the Resolution with Captain Cook on his second voyage, 1772-177...
Crow's Nest Pass
Discovered in the latter sixties by a trapper,
Barrington William Wildman Second Viscount 1717-1793 Entered
Parliament, 1740. Lord commissioner of Admiralty, 1746; a privy...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Murdered at Fort Garry by Riel's fol...
See House of Assembly.
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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