Canadian History Dictionary Osgoode William 1754-1824 Born In England Educated At Oxford
studied law, and called to the English bar, 1779. Appointed
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for the Western Sea.
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) In Upper Canada; created under Con...
Stoney Creek Battle Of
Took place on June 5, 1813, when the American
troops, under Ge...
Winslow John 1702-1774 Born In Plymouth Massachusetts Entered
the army. In 1740 captain of a company that served in the exped...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In command of Fort William Henry, 45;
(General Brock era) Quartered in Quebec and Montreal, 74;
Brown Peter 1784-1863 Born In Scotland Emigrated To New York In
1838; was owner and editor of the British Chronicle. Removed to...
Watkin Sir Edwin William Bart
(1819-1901). Born in Manchester,
England. Educated there. In 1...
Came to Nova Scotia from Boston. Appointed member of the
Located at Halifax. Founded by George Ramsay, ninth
Earl of Da...
A town in Essex County, Ontario; first settled in 1750 by
Richardson John 1796-1852 Born Near Niagara Falls Ontario In
1812 served during the war in the Canadian militia; at the batt...
Russell Peter 1755-1825 Born In England In 1791 Accompanied
Simcoe to Canada, and appointed inspector-general; later becomi...
In the Province of Quebec. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era) Paris...
(George Brown Era) Editorial writer on Colonist, joins staff of...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Father of Samuel Champlain, 1.
(Bishop Laval era) Established by La Salle in Illinois country,...
Chambly Jacques De
An officer of the Carignan Regiment; built Fort
St. Louis, on ...
Evans James 1801-1846 Born In Kingston-upon-hull England
Emigrated to Canada; opened a school near L'Original, and about 1828
moved to Rice Lake, where he entered the Methodist ministry, and began
his life-long Work among the Indians. In 1840 given charge of missionary
work in the North-West, with headquarters at Norway House. Had already
devoted much time to the study of the native languages, and while at
Norway House invented the Cree syllabic characters, a simple, phonetic
system, by means of which the Indian was taught to read with surprising
facility. At first cast his own type, built his own press, and printed
on birchbark. Later obtained more effective materials, and set up
catechisms, hymn-books, and portions of the Bible in syllabic. =Bib.=:
Young, The Apostle of the North; McLean, James Evans, Inventor of the
Syllabic System; Carroll, James Evans in the Methodist Magazine,
October, 1882; Pilling, Bibliography of the Algonquian Languages.
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