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(General Brock era) British sloop, her boats capture United Sta...
Bib : Doughty Siege Of Quebec
Young Sir William A G
(1827-1885). Secretary to the North American
Powell Henry Watson 1733-1814 Born In England Entered The Army
in 1756 became captain; and in 1759 served in the West Indies; ...
(Lord Elgin era) Commissioner under Seigniorial Tenure law, 186...
(Count Frontenac era) Condition of, in 1675-1676, 150, 151. (Lo...
Viger Louis Michel
(Lord Elgin era) Called to Cabinet by Metcalfe, 35, 66;
Abercromby James 1706-1781 Entered The Army And Obtained
commission as major, 1742; lieutenant-colonel, 1744; colonel, 1...
La Riborde Gabriel De
Recollet missionary; arrived from France in
1670, and sent to ...
War Of 1812
Declared by the United States against Great Britain in
Radisson Pierre Esprit 1620?-1710? Born In Paris Came To Canada
in 1651, and settled at Three Rivers. In 1652 captured by the I...
Dorion Sir Antoine Aime 1818-1891 Educated At Nicolet College
Studied law, and called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1842. Repre...
Charles Emmanuel Iii 1701-1773 King Of Sardinia Succeeded To The
throne, 1730. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) His foreig...
Finlay James Jr
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Joins XY Company, 14; on Pe...
Lattaignant Gabriel De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Assists in forming Company of New
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Gathered by Jesuits, for shipment...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Ex-Jesuit, his erratic habits, 48...
A partner of the North West Company. Member of the
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Brings promise of supplies to Ramezay, 2...
An Iroquoian tribe, occupying the north shore of Lake
Dunn Thomas 1731-1818 Engaged In Mercantile Life Came To Canada
shortly after the conquest. In 1764 appointed a member of the first
Legislative Council of Quebec. A member of the new Council formed under
Quebec Act, and one of the five selected by Carleton for the Special
Privy Council. On the passing of the Constitutional Act, appointed one
of the first executive and legislative councillors of the Lower
Province, and during five different periods acted as president of the
Legislative Council. On departure of Sir Robert Milnes, in 1805, assumed
the administration of the province and continued to act until the
arrival of Sir James Craig in October, 1807. Again in 1811, during the
interval between the departure of Sir James Craig and the arrival of Sir
George Prevost, entrusted with the administration. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era)
Appointed judge, 183. (General Brock era) Becomes civil administrator with title of
president on departure of Sir R.S. Milnes, 69, 73; differences with
Brock, 77; confident of loyalty of French-Canadians, 86; calls out
one-fifth of militia, 94, 96; becomes administrator again on departure
of Craig, 157. =Bib.=: Morgan, Cel. Can.; Christie, History of Lower
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