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(George Brown Era) George Brown writes Macdonald of widespread
Lajoie Antoine Gerin 1824-1882 Born In Yamachiche Quebec
Educated at Nicolet College, and while there wrote the song Le ...
(Wilmot era) Retires from New Brunswick Council, 69. (Tilley er...
On north shore of St. Lawrence, Portneuf County.
(Lord Dorchester era) Discharged soldier, offers testimony in W...
Carter Sir James 1805-1878 Born In England Educated At Cambridge
called to the bar, 1832. In 1834 a puisne judge of the Supreme ...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Prevalence of, between Upper Canada an...
A missionary station and fur-trading post, which
stood on the ...
Morgan Daniel 1736?-1802 Served In The Indian And French Wars
Took the colonial side in the Revolution; marched with Arnold t...
(General Brock era) General Harrison's encounter with Indians a...
Tecumseh 1768-1813 Born Near The Site Of Springfield Ohio First
appeared as a brave in a battle with Kentucky soldiers about 17...
Chauveau Pierre Joseph Olivier 1820-1890 Born At Quebec Educated
at Quebec; studied law and called to the bar of Lower Canada. F...
(General Brock era) On Niagara River, a mile and a half above t...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Grant of, to Sir Thomas Gates, 223.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Purchases supplies for De Monts's sec...
On McLeod Lake, British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas e...
Douglas Sir James 1803-1877 Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson Era A Man Of Imperial Mind 225
highest qualities as administrator, 225; with Dr. McLoughlin, 2...
Seaport of New Brunswick, and the chief town of Charlotte
On the British Columbia coast. Used by the Hudson's
Jette Sir Louis 1836- Studied Law And Called To The Bar 1857
Practised in Montreal. Entered public life in 1872 as member fo...
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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