Canadian History Dictionary Jones Alfred Gilpin 1824-1906 Born At Weymouth Nova Scotia Of
United Empire Loyalist stock. Built up great shipping industry ...
Sherwood Captain Justus
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Commissioner for exchange of pris...
(Count Frontenac era) Created, 1647, at Quebec, 37, 49; reorgan...
Tilley Sir Leonard 1818-1896 Wilmot Era Grandson Of William Peters 3
succeeds Wilmot as lieutenant-governor, 133. (Tilley era) Elect...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Sheriff of the home distric...
Bib : Morgan Can Men Canadian Who's Who
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of Company of New France, 17...
Rottenburg Baron De
Entered the army, and in 1795 promoted major of
Hussars; in 17...
A tribe of the Iroquois confederacy. Their villages
stood in t...
Falkland Lucius Bentinck Viscount
Governor of Nova Scotia,
1840-1846. =Index=: (Joseph Howe era)...
(General Brock era) On Niagara River, a mile and a half above t...
Academy Of Arts
See Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.
Bib : Speeches And Letters O'connor Life Of Beaconsfield
Monypenny, The Life of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield;...
Macdonell Miles 1767-1828 Governor Of Assiniboia Born In
Scotland. Came to America with his father, Colonel John Macdone...
Bib : Campbell History Of Nova Scotia Historical Documents
relating to the Province of Nova Scotia, ed. by Akins.
Beckwith John A
(Tilley era) Confederate candidate in York, 108.
Smith Sir Henry 1812-1868 Born In London England Came To Canada
with his parents; studied law and called to the bar of Upper Ca...
Pont-grave Francois Grave Sieur Du Pont
A merchant of St. Malo;
sailed for Tadoussac with Chauvin, 160...
Jack William Brydone 1819-1886 Born In Scotland Educated At St
Andrews University. Came to New Brunswick as professor of mathe...
Jameson Anna Brownell 1794-1860 Author Married Robert Jameson
afterwards vice-chancellor of the Court of Equity of Upper Cana...
Franklin Sir John 1786-1847 Served At Trafalgar In The
Bellerophon. Headed overland expedition of 1819-1822, from York
Factory by way of Great Slave Lake, to the mouth of the Coppermine, and
the Arctic coast; and second expedition, 1825-1827, in which he
continued his explorations of the northern coast of the continent.
Started on third expedition, by sea, 1845, to make North-West Passage.
The ships had to be abandoned, and Franklin and all his men perished in
the attempt to reach one of the remote northern posts of the Hudson's
Bay Company. =Bib.=: Works: Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea,
1823; Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea. For biog.,
see Richardson, Arctic Searching Expedition; Rae, Narrative;
McClintock, Narrative of the Fate of Sir John Franklin; Osborn,
Career, Last Voyage, and Fate of Sir John Franklin; Dict. Nat. Biog.
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