Canadian History Dictionary Tupper Charles 1794-1881 Born In Cornwallis Nova Scotia At The
age of twenty-one entered the ministry of the Baptist Church. H...
See Legislative Council; Executive Council; Sovereign
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Chief factor, Hudson's Bay ...
Brought up as a draper; drifted to the West Indies,
where he h...
Alexander Sir William
See Stirling, Earl of.
(Count Frontenac era) La Barre's army encamps at, 184.
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Sent to Athabaska district ...
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company post, built on Low...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Erects fort in Cape Breton, 200.
Fournier Telesphore 1824-1896 Studied Law And Called To The Bar
1846; one of principal editorial writers on Le National; electe...
Chaussegros De Lery Gaspard-joseph
Son of preceding. Engineer; made
a legislative councillor, in ...
Bethune Alexander Neil 1800-1879 Born In Glengarry Ontario In
1823 ordained deacon, and in 1824, priest. In 1847 archdeacon o...
(Tilley era) Elected as Confederation candidate for Northumberl...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commissioner of war, goes to France, 62....
Vallieres De St Real Joseph-remi 1787-1847 Born In Markham Upper
Canada. Called to the bar, 1812, and practised in Quebec. In 18...
Lafayette Marie Jean Paul Joseph Roche Yves Gilbert Du Motier Marquis
de= (1757-1834). Sailed for America in 1777, with a number of o...
Parkman Francis 1823-1893 Born In Boston Educated At Harvard
where he graduated, 1844. While still at college decided to wri...
North American Fur Company
(Sir James Douglas era) Succeeds Pacific Fur Company, 134;
Jolliet Louis 1645-1700 Born At Quebec Son Of A Wagon-maker In
the employ of the Company of New France. Educated by the Jesuit...
Fleming Sir Sandford 1827- Born At Kirkaldy Scotland Came To
Canada, 1845. Chief engineer of the Intercolonial Railway; and of the
Canadian Pacific Railway; chancellor of Queen's University since 1880;
president of the Royal Society of Canada, 1888-1889. To his initiation
and persistent enthusiasm are due the establishment of a system of
universal or cosmic time; the laying of the Pacific cable, as part of an
inter-imperial telegraph service; and the building of the memorial tower
at Halifax to commemorate the opening of the first colonial Legislature.
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