Canadian History Dictionary Blanchard Hiram
(Joseph Howe era) Supports Confederation, 186; member of Nova
Talbot Thomas 1771-1853 Rose To The Rank Of Colonel In The British
army, and for a time attached to the staff of Governor Simcoe. ...
Semple Robert 1766-1816 Born In Boston Mass Engaged In
mercantile pursuits, and travelled extensively. In 1802 visited...
Index : Lord Sydenham Era Did Not Believe That Sydenham Was Really In Favour Of
responsible government, 312; his reactionary policy, 313. (Sir ...
First suggested by Dr. Rae, in 1832. W. E.
(afterwards Sir) Lo...
Ontario. Plan of the new settlement from Point a Bodet
(John Graves Simcoe era) Barrack-master, 47.
Royal Military College Kingston
Established by Act of Parliament in
1874; opened 1875. =Bib.=:...
Bib : Bryce Manitoba And Hudson's Bay Company Ross Red River
Settlement; Begg, History of the North-West. See also Red River...
Wilmot William Wilmot Era Father Of L A Wilmot 2 Lumberman 3 Son Of
Lemuel Wilmot, 3; his family, 3-4; a Baptist, 9; moves to Frede...
St Clair Arthur 1734-1818 Born In Scotland Entered The Army
1757, and came to America, serving under Amherst at Louisbourg,...
De Lancy's Brigade Of Loyalists
(Lord Dorchester era) Mentioned, 202.
(George Brown Era) Organized by Sir John A. Macdonald, out of o...
(John Graves Simcoe era) In Devon, family estate of Simcoe, 40,...
(Lord Dorchester era) His account of American invasion, 89.
Mclaren Dr Murray
(Tilley era) Attends Sir Leonard Tilley, 145.
Morrison Thomas David
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Defends Joseph Hume, 263; aids
Langevin Sir Hector Louis 1826-1906 Born At Quebec Entered
Parliament in 1867, as member for Dorchester; subsequently repr...
Fort St Frederic
See Crown Point. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm era) At head of Lak...
Lalemant Gabriel 1610-1649 Jesuit Missionary Laboured With
Brebeuf at the mission of St. Ignace, among the Hurons, where h...
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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