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(Sir James Douglas era) Settled in 1846, 27; occupation of the
Index : Bishop Laval Era Director Of Seminary 55 Chaplain Of Beaupre 101
arrested, 163; released, 164; death of, 219.
Great Slave Lake
In Northern Canada. Area 10,719 square miles.
Discovered by Sa...
Gugy Conrad Augustus
Educated at Cornwall under John Strachan.
Served for a time in...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Merchant, compensation awarded to, fo...
Carter Sir James 1805-1878 Born In England Educated At Cambridge
called to the bar, 1832. In 1834 a puisne judge of the Supreme ...
Scott Walter 1867- Born In Middlesex County Ontario Took Up The
profession of journalism. Removed to the North-West Territories...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Uncle of Champlain, officer in Spanis...
(General Brock era) At entrance to Niagara River, lighthouse,
Hatheway George L
(Tilley era) Chief commissioner of the Board of Works, New
Born in England. Came to Canada, 1797, and settled at
Saunders Sir Charles 1713-1775 Born In Scotland Entered The Navy
in 1727, becoming lieutenant in 1734. In 1739-1740 served under...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given to young Algonquian taken ...
(Sir James Douglas era) Formerly Fort Langley--proposed as capi...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Proposed by Butterworth in United St...
(Lord Dorchester era) American officer, demands surrender of Ca...
Macdonell Alexander 1769-1840 Born At Glen Urquhart Scotland
Raised a Roman Catholic regiment of which he was appointed chap...
Battle in War of 1812-1814, fought Nov. 11th, 1813.
The scene ...
Daly Sir Dominick 1798-1868 Born In Ireland Came To Canada 1825
provincial secretary for Lower Canada, 1827-1840; provincial se...
Pontchartrain Louis Phelypeaux Comte De 1643-1727 Chancellor Of
France. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) Minister of marine, 72.
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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