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(Bishop Laval era) His funeral sermon on Bishop Saint-Vallier q...
Newspaper published at Montreal. Established 1808. =Index=:
Brymner Douglas 1823-1902 Born In Scotland Came To Canada 1857
For some time editor of the Presbyterian, and associate editor ...
A Polish gentleman, settled in the United States. During
(Samuel de Champlain era) Priest of De Monts's expedition, at S...
Poullain Father Guillaume
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet missionary, 87; goes to
Wood Edmund Burke 1820-1882 Born Near Fort Erie Ontario Educated
at Overton College, Ohio. Called to the bar of Upper Canada, 18...
Bib : Blake Geographical Notes Upon Russian America And The Stickeen
River; Dawson, Report on Yukon District (Geol. Survey Report,
Founded by De Monts in 1605. The basin had been discovered
Vincent John 1765-1848 Born In England In 1781 Entered The Army
as ensign, and promoted lieutenant the same year. In 1786 capta...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given by Champlain to the Upper ...
Bib : Bryce Hudson's Bay Company
Haldimand Honnete Gaspard
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Grandfather of Sir Frederick
Index : Joseph Howe Era Appointed Solicitor-general 1834 57 Becomes Member Of
Executive and Legislative Councils, 1838, 57; leader of party o...
Traill Catherine Parr 1802-1899 Born In England Daughter Of
Thomas Strickland of Reydon Hall, Suffolk, and sister of Agnes
La Tour Claude De
A Huguenot gentleman; came to Port Royal in 1610
A once-powerful tribe, who spoke a dialect of the Iroquois,
La Barre Joseph Antoine Lefebvre De
Governor of La Guyane in 1665;
and in 1682 arrived in Quebec a...
A tribe of the Iroquois family, dwelling chiefly in
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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