Canadian History Dictionary Vincent John 1765-1848 Born In England In 1781 Entered The Army
as ensign, and promoted lieutenant the same year. In 1786 capta...
Index : Wolfe / Montcalm Era Evacuated 90 British Establish Fortified Camp On 108
settlements on, burned by Wolfe's orders, 150. (Bishop Laval er...
(Bishop Laval era) Charitable work of, and of his brother,
Suze Treaty Of
Signed April 24, 1629. Under its terms peace was
Discovered by David Thompson of the North West
Company, in Jan...
(Bishop Laval era) Ravages of, 239. See Smallpox.
On south shore of St. Lawrence, above Montreal. =Index=:
Finlay James Jr
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Joins XY Company, 14; on Pe...
Village on north bank of St. Lawrence. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montca...
(Lord Dorchester era) Murder of, 152.
(Lord Dorchester era) British, in America, 201; exchange of, af...
Gordon Arthur Hamilton
Index : Count Frontenac Era Captured By Troyes 206 Captured Alternately By French And
English, 343, 345. =Bib.=: Dawson, The Saint Lawrence Basin; La...
Draper William Henry 1801-1877 Born In London England In His
youth ran away to sea and served on an East Indiaman. Came to C...
Entered the service of the Hudson's Bay Company about
At Quebec. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Foundation st...
Index : Joseph Howe Era Joseph Howe's Letter To 1866 190 Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era On Responsible
government, 90; in political controversy, 1844, 238; his "Five ...
Mcgill Peter 1789-1860 Born In Scotland Emigrated To Canada In
1809; became a wealthy merchant of Montreal. President of the B...
Kent And Strathern Edward Augustus Duke Of 1767-1820 Fourth Son
of George III and father of Queen Victoria. Sent to Canada, 179...
Bib : King Jean Baptiste Le Moyne Sieur De Bienville Reed The
First Great Canadian; Margry, Decouvertes des Francais. See als...
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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