Canadian History Dictionary Grand Pre
A village on the shores of the Basin of Minas. Stands upon
(George Brown Era) Addresses Toronto Board of Trade on importan...
Le Moyne De Ste Helene Jacques 1659-1690 Son Of Charles Le Moyne
and brother of Iberville, Bienville, and other members of this ...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Methodist preacher, not allowed to off...
Quebec Literary And Historical Society
Founded at Quebec in 1824,
largely through the influence and l...
Riel Louis 1844-1885 Born In St Boniface Manitoba Educated At
the Jesuit College, Montreal. Leader of the Rebellion of 1869-1...
Davies Sir Louis Henry 1845- Born In Prince Edward Island
Educated at Prince of Wales College; studied law and called to ...
Le Borgne De Belle Isle Emmanuel
(Samuel de Champlain era) Takes Fort St. Pierre, 236.
Ste Croix Island
Near the entrance to the Bay of Fundy; explored by
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, landed at Grand Cibou, 200; w...
(Egerton Ryerson era) Offered, but declines, charge of educatio...
Brock Daniel De Lisle
(General Brock era) Brother of Sir Isaac, becomes chief
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Represents Montreal in first Parlia...
George Sir Rupert D
(Joseph Howe era) Provincial secretary of Nova Scotia, 57;
(Sir James Douglas era) Jesuit missionary--supposed to be first...
Morrison Thomas David
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Defends Joseph Hume, 263; aids
Clark George Rogers 1752-1818 American Frontier Leader Index :
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Rebel leader, his cruel treatment...
(Tilley era) Represents Charlotte County in New Brunswick
Established 1764. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) First ...
Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era At Farewell Banquet To La Fontaine 1851 354
Fraser Simon 1776?-1862 Brought To Canada As A Child From New York
state, his widowed mother settling near Cornwall. Joined the North West
Company in 1792, and ten years later became a bourgeois or partner.
Served for a time at Grand Portage, and sent to the Athabaska district;
in 1805, when the Company decided to carry its operations beyond the
Rocky Mountains, put in charge of the new field. After establishing
trading-posts in New Caledonia, now northern British Columbia, set out
from Fort St. James on Stuart Lake, with Jules Maurice Quesnel, and a
party of voyageurs and Indians, upon the exploration of the great river
that bears his name. In 1811 promoted to the charge of the Red River
department, and offered knighthood as a recognition of his services in
the cause of exploration, but declined the honour. Was present at the
Seven Oaks affair, when Governor Semple of the Hudson's Bay Company lost
his life. Retired from the fur trade about the time of the coalition of
the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) In
service of North West Company, 57; ordered to extend operations of
Company west of Rocky Mountains, 59; reaches Fraser River, 1806, 59;
builds forts on Stuart Lake and Fraser River, 59; ordered to explore
river to the sea, 60; his journey down the Fraser, 60-61; proves
Tacouche Tesse not the Columbia, 61; builds Rocky Mountain House and
other posts, 97-98; given command of Red River department, 1811, 98;
offered and declines knighthood, 98; dies, 1862, at age of 86, 98. (Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era)
Sent to explore New Caledonia, 108; crosses Rocky Mountains, 1806, and
builds fort on Stuart River, 108; his journey down the Fraser, 108-110;
arrested by Selkirk at Fort William, 189. =Bib.=: Bancroft, History of
the North-West Coast; Masson, Bourgeois de la Compagnie du
Nord-Ouest; Morice, Northern Interior of British Columbia; Bryce,
Hudson's Bay Company; Laut, Conquest of the Great North-West;
Burpee, Search for the Western Sea.
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