Canadian History Dictionary Willis Michael 1799-1879 Born In Greenock Scotland Educated At
the University of Glasgow. A minister in Glasgow for a number o...
Canadian Northern Railway
The first link in this transcontinental
railway dates back to ...
Published at Toronto. =Index=: (William Lyon Mackenzie era) New...
Second-in-command, under Admiral Saunders, before
St Maurice River
One of the tributaries of the St. Lawrence, rises
in the heigh...
(Bishop Laval era) Brings out a number of colonists and ecclesi...
Pacific Fur Company
Organized by John Jacob Astor in 1810. Sometimes
known as the ...
(Count Frontenac era) Issued by governor, 115; objected to by b...
La Vigne Captain De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Sails for France with Champlain, 141....
Rowan Sir William
Born in Ireland, 1789. Entered the army as ensign,
1783; saw s...
Jameson Robert Simpson
A member of the English bar. Reporter in Lord
Eldon's Court, 1...
Yonge Street Toronto
Originally an Indian trail leading to Lake
Simcoe. Built as a ...
A native of Massachusetts. Stationed at Annapolis in
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Killed in battle of Ste. Foy, 264.
Gisborne Frederick Newton 1824-1892 Came To Canada From England In
1845. Joined the staff of the British North American Electric T...
Upper Canada Gazette
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Official organ of the house, 38, 1...
(Joseph Howe era) Associated with Joseph Howe in The Club, 10;
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Bib : Hakluyt Principall Navigations Harrisse Notes Sur La
Nouvelle France; Dawson, The St. Lawrence Basin; Dionne,
Built by North West Company, 1788, on southern shore
of Lake Athabaska, near mouth of Athabaska River. Removed, 1820, by
Hudson's Bay Company to north shore, where it still stands. =Index=:
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Built by Roderick Mackenzie, on Lake Athabaska, 24; its situation,
25; its famous library, 26; route to, from Grand Portage, 27; life at
the fort, 28; Mackenzie sets forth from, on his journey to Arctic, 32;
returns to, 50; McLeod builds new house, 50; Mackenzie winters there,
53; Turner winters there, and determines astronomical position, 57;
Governor Simpson at, 1828, 236; William McGillivray in charge of, 236.
(Sir James Douglas era) Mackenzie at, 53; his point of departure for Arctic journey, 53; and
Pacific expedition, 53. =Bib.=: Mackenzie, History of Fur Trade in his
Voyages; Masson, Bourgeois de la Compagnie du Nord-Ouest; Burpee,
Search for the Western Sea; Bryce, Hudson's Bay Company; Willson,
The Great Company; Laut, Conquest of the Great North-West.
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