Canadian History Dictionary Briand Jean Olivier 1715-1794 Born In France Ordained Priest
1739; came to Canada, 1741; canon of Quebec Cathedral until 176...
An island on the southern coast of Newfoundland, which,
Martin Joseph 1852- Born In Milton Ontario Educated At The
public schools and at the Toronto Normal School. Taught school ...
Buade Louis De
Moodie Susanna 1803-1885 Born In England Daughter Of Thomas
Strickland, and sister of Agnes Strickland and Katherine Parr T...
A member of the Society of Jesus. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In battle of Ste. Foy, 257, 258.
Projected in 1797, and chartered, 1827, as King's
Jones John Paul 1747-1792 Born In Scotland Son Of John Paul Of
Arbigland; assumed name of Jones. Entered American navy, 1775. ...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Guards entrance to Niagara River, 51; ...
(General Brock era) Near Fort Niagara, massacre of British troo...
(Lord Dorchester era) Breaks out in army before Quebec, 120, 12...
Complete and entire free trade with the United
States, first p...
Drew Andrew 1792-1878 Entered The Navy 1806 Took Part In Many Of
the most important engagements during the war with France, incl...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Opposes sale by Hudson's Ba...
Quadra Juan Francisco De La Bodega Y 1744?-1794 Knight Of The
Order of Santiago. Made voyages of exploration to the North-Wes...
Ile Aux Noix
Plan of Ile aux Noix, showing the present and proposed
Bib : Hopkins Canada: An Ency Vol 2 Cross The Anglican
Episcopate and the American Colonies; Anderson, History of Chur...
Mair Charles 1840- Born In Lanark Ontario Educated At Queen's
University, Kingston. Paymaster for the Dominion government at ...
(General Brock era) British, prohibiting neutral trade between
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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