Canadian History Dictionary Bib : Legendre Honore Mercier In Men Of The Day Willison Sir
Wilfrid Laurier and the Liberal Party.
King's College Upper Canada
Granted royal charter, Mar. 15, 1827.
Founded by De Monts in 1605. The basin had been discovered
(Count Frontenac era) Reports repulse of some of Phipps's men a...
Alix Simon Ch Director Of Company Of New France 170
(Lord Dorchester era) In search for Strait of Anian, 26.
Dunn Thomas 1731-1818 Engaged In Mercantile Life Came To Canada
shortly after the conquest. In 1764 appointed a member of the f...
(Bishop Laval era) French vessel, 219. (Count Frontenac era) Fr...
Membertou Henry 1510?-1611 Micmac Sagamore Became A Convert To
Christianity in extreme old age. In 1604 De Monts and his band ...
Bib : Cyc Am Biog
Smith H W
(Sir James Douglas era) Trade, 21, 22; found by Russians, 40.
See St. Maurice River.
(Lord Dorchester era) Of Stratton Hall, Staffordshire; member o...
Blair Adam Johnston Fergusson 1815-1867 Member Of The Legislative
Assembly of Canada, 1848-1857; appointed to the Legislative Cou...
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company post, built on Upp...
Yale James Murray
Entered the service of the Hudson's Bay Company
about 1815, wh...
Green Benjamin 1713-1772 Accompanied The Expedition Against
Louisbourg as secretary, 1745; remained there as government sec...
Tache Alexandre Antoninus 1823-1894 Born In Riviere Du Loup
Quebec, and educated at Quebec and Montreal. In 1845 volunteere...
Company Of De Caen
Organized by William de Caen and his nephew Emery,
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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