Canadian History Dictionary Fox Charles James 1749-1806 British Statesman Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Thought Quebec Act should have been introduced in Commons, 66; ...
Index : Count Frontenac Era In New France 56 Bishop Laval Era Beginning Of 119 Lord Dorchester Era Described
11; an obstacle to the transfer of land, 256; notaries favourab...
Scott Thomas 1746-1824 Born In Scotland Studied For The Ministry
and became a probationer; employed for a time as private tutor....
Bib : Lovell Gazetteer
Irving Paulus Aemilius 1714-1796 Served Under Wolfe At Quebec
administered government of Canada, 1765; appointed lieutenant-g...
A tribe of the Iroquois confederacy. Their villages stood
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Accompanies Mackenzie in his fligh...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Spanish governor of Louisiana, his pro...
Macdonell George 1770-1870 Member Of The Well-known Glengarry
family of that name. Served for several years in the King's Reg...
Otis Charles Pomeroy
(Samuel de Champlain era) Translator of Champlain's Voyages, 27...
Thomson Edward William 1849- Canadian Author And Journalist
Glenelg Charles Grant Baron 1778-1866 Born In Kidderpore India
Educated at Magdalen College, Cambridge, England, and called to...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Ship in which Wolfe sailed for Quebec, 7...
Walker Sir Hovenden 1660-1726 Born In Somersetshire England
Entered the navy; in 1691-1692 captain of the Vulture fireship;...
Royal Roussillon Regiment
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) One battalion of, sent to Canada, 12;
Dickey Robert Barry 1811-1903 Born In Amherst Nova Scotia
Studied law, and called to the bar of Nova Scotia, and of New B...
(Bishop Laval era) Member of the Congregation de Notre Dame, 91...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Charged with murder of Amos Durfee...
Mcleod Donald 1779-1879 Born In Scotland Educated At Aberdeen
University for the church, but entered the navy, 1803, and the ...
Creighton John 1794-1878 Born In Nova Scotia Called To The Bar
1816, and created Q. C. by royal warrant, 1845. Sat in the Legi...
The Fenian Brotherhood is said to have been formed about
1858 in Ireland and the United States, the object being to liberate
Ireland from its connection with England, and establish a republic. A
history of the movement in Ireland will be found in McCarthy's History
of our Own Times, and in O'Leary's Recollections of Fenianism. Early
in 1866 the American branch of the Brotherhood planned an invasion of
Canada. The Canadian militia was called out, but the invasion was
postponed. In April, the New Brunswick border was threatened, and troops
marched to the defence of St. Andrews and St. Stephen. The Fenians
thought better of it. Late in May another party, under one O'Neil,
crossed from Buffalo to Fort Erie and advanced to Ridgeway, where they
were driven back. In 1870 the same O'Neil led his followers into Quebec,
but was again repulsed. In 1871 he made a similar attempt in the West,
but a detachment of United States troops from Fort Pembina followed,
arrested him, and dispersed his followers. An aftermath of the earlier
Fenian Raids was the murder of Thomas D'Arcy McGee (q.v.) in Ottawa,
1868. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdonald era) Claims for damages, 166-167; claims withdrawn,
175-177; irritation in Canada, 176; Imperial government assumes
responsibility for their settlement, 177; gives Imperial guarantee of
loan for public works and defence in Canada, 178, 196. (Tilley era) Influence on
Confederation, 98; history of, 99, 105-107; referred to in address in
Assembly, 102. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Feared by Metcalfe in 1843, 186. (George Brown Era) Threatened in
1866--influences New Brunswick electorate towards Confederation, 188.
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) As an argument for retaining British troops in Canada, 92; Cartier's
speech on, in House, 1872, 110. =Bib.=: Somerville, Narrative of the
Fenian Invasion of Canada; Campbell, The Fenian Invasions of Canada of
1866 and 1870; Dent, Last Forty Years; Correspondence relating to
the Fenian Invasion, Ottawa, 1869; Trials of the Fenian Prisoners at
Toronto Who Were Captured at Fort Erie, C. W., in June, 1866, ed. by
George R. Gregg, and E. P. Roden; McMicken, Fenian Raid on Manitoba
(Manitoba Hist. and Sc. Society, 1888); Hannay, History of New
Brunswick; Macdonald, Troublous Times in Canada; Denison, Soldiering
in Canada and The Fenian Raid on Fort Erie.
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