Canadian History Dictionary Smith William 1728-1793 Born In New York City Graduated At Yale
1745; called to the New York bar, and practised in that city. I...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) French frigate, loads stores at Sorel, 2...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Abandonment of, by French government, 53...
Columbia Fur Company
(Sir James Douglas era) Organized, 1822, by recruits from the N...
(Count Frontenac era) Jesuit father, sent as negotiator to Alba...
Nairne Captain John
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand gives him rank of major...
(Lord Elgin era) Father Gavazzi's lectures, 124; cause riots in...
Mowat Sir Oliver 1820-1903 Born In Kingston Ontario Educated
there; called to the bar of Upper Canada, 1841, and practised i...
Royal Military College Kingston
Established by Act of Parliament in
1874; opened 1875. =Bib.=:...
Stewart Alexander 1794-1868 Born In Halifax Nova Scotia Engaged
in West India trade. Afterwards studied law and called to the b...
Representative for Wentworth. =Index=: (Egerton Ryerson era) Sp...
Tasse Joseph 1848-1895 Born In Montreal Educated At Bourget
College. Chose journalism as his profession; in 1867 became edi...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) British frigate, with five other vessels...
French seaport, on the Atlantic, long a stronghold of the
(Count Frontenac era) Leads Abenaquis in attack on English sett...
South of Lake Champlain. This beautiful lake was known to
On the coast of California, lat. 38 deg. 18' 20" N., long.
Caen Guillaume De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Head of Company formed by Montmorency...
Radisson Pierre Esprit 1620?-1710? Born In Paris Came To Canada
in 1651, and settled at Three Rivers. In 1652 captured by the I...
(Sir James Douglas era) In charge of Fort Camosun (Victoria), 1...
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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