Canadian History Dictionary Van Rensselaer Solomon 1774-1852 Born In Rensselaer County New
York. Entered the army in 1792 as a cornet of cavalry, later be...
First Roman Catholic bishop of Vancouver Island,
See Joly de Lotbiniere; Chartier de Lotbiniere.
Caron Sir Joseph Philippe Rene Adolphe 1843-1908 Born In Quebec
Studied law; entered public life in 1873 as member of Dominion ...
Founded in Montreal in 1775 by the partners of the North
Fraser John James
(Tilley era) Opposition candidate in York County, 86;
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Ex-Jesuit, his erratic habits, 48...
(Lord Dorchester era) Its effect in the United States, 272, 273...
Grenville George Leveson-gower Second Earl 1815-1891 Entered
Parliament, 1836; secretary for foreign affairs, 1851-1852, 187...
A Sketch Of The Several Routes Of The French From Quebec To The
Mississippi with the principal Rivers and Lakes through which t...
Index : Count Frontenac Era English Claim To Disputed By France 204 La Barre
instructed to check English encroachments in, 205; expedition u...
Childers Hugh Culling Eardley 1827-1896 Entered The House Of
Commons, 1860; financial secretary, 1865-1866; first lord of th...
Cumberland Richard 1732-1811 English Dramatist Index : Sir Frederick Haldimand Era
Asked to select books for the Quebec library, 191. =Bib.=: Dict...
Bib : Campbell History Of Nova Scotia
On the St. Lawrence River. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Improv...
Denys Charles Sieur De Fronsac
(Samuel de Champlain era) Settles in Miramichi, 237.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) His disposition of the Guienne Regiment,...
A village two miles below Quebec. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm er...
Wright Philemon 1760-1839 Born In Woburn Massachusetts In 1800
emigrated to Canada, and ascended the river Ottawa sixty miles ...
Fort St James
On Stuart Lake, northern British Columbia. =Index=:
(Bishop Laval era) Aubert's description of, 118, 119; habits and
customs, 120-124. (Lord Sydenham era) Tenacious of their legal institutions, 69; become
disaffected, 70; inconsistency of British policy regarding, 71;
Constitutional Act increases their power of resistance, 72, 80; Lord
Durham on their aspirations for independent nationality, 94; favour
responsible government, but oppose union of the provinces, 117; opposed
to improving navigation of St. Lawrence and development of the upper
province, 206; regard Sydenham as enemy of their race, 233; Sydenham's
estimate of, politically considered, 305. (Lord Elgin era) Resent terms of Union Act,
23-24; resent Durham's views on British domination in Canada, 23;
increase of their influence, 31. (Lord Dorchester era) Murray's description of, 25;
Carleton on their military strength, 45, 46; on their rapid increase,
47; his anxiety to win their allegiance, 50; indifferent to
representative government, 55, 61; their petition to the king, 61;
disappointing conduct of, 78; address king expressing satisfaction with
Quebec Act, 78; unwilling to enlist against Americans, 87, 150; British
government relies fully on their loyalty, 92; some insult their leaders
and insist on being disbanded, 99; tired of American occupation, 150;
Carleton's summing up of their attitude, 161; delusion of British
government on the subject, 178; petition against any further change in
their laws, 246; object to a House of Assembly, 246; Dorchester's
consideration for, 260; attempt to enroll them for militia service
causes riot, 278; more or less affected by revolutionary principles,
278; their attitude serious, 289; report on their state of feeling by
Jules de Fer, 301. (George Brown Era) Durham and, 12; dissatisfied with terms of union,
15; Peel's distrust of, 16, 17; George Brown's relations with, 43,
48-49, 70, 71, 78-81, 101-102, 105, 123-127; restive about
Confederation, 166. (General Brock era) Prosperity of, under British rule, 35; their
loyalty recognized by Brock and President Dunn, 1807, 86, 87; distrusted
by Sir James Craig, 91, 404; Craig hesitates to issue arms to, 102, 103.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Characterized, 42, 220-222; Haldimand's experience of, 51, 52;
satisfied with change of sovereignty, 53, 79; corps of, formed, 55-57,
139; object to introduction of English civil law, 59, 60; favoured by
Quebec Act, 101; their aversion to military service, 111; costume of,
114, 115, 240; fear of communication with rebels, 119, 134, 136, 140,
174, 297; Estaing's proclamation to, 123; affected by alliance of
France with revolted colonies, 126, 127, 128, 140; prisoners in Albany
take up arms for Congress, 130; averse to taxation, 173; restricted as
to disposal of produce, 177; Haldimand's policy towards, 180; his use of
corvees disliked by, 182; gratified by news of British defeats, 189;
Baroness de Riedesel's description of, 219-220; their attitude towards
Loyalists, 264, 271; continued attempts to undermine their loyalty,
273-282, 283; addressed by Congress, 276; MacLean pleads for, 306;
Dorchester's policy with, 314-315. (Sir John A Macdonald era) Ignorance of national affairs,
347; Macdonald's influence with, 347-348. (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Their unfortunate
position, 131; two thousand desert the camp to protect their families,
152; placed on right of Montcalm's battle-line, 192; dislodge British
detachment from Borgia's house, 193, 195; in general defeat make brave
rally, 201-203; only those in vicinity of Quebec submit to the British,
237. (Bishop Laval era) Pere Charlevoix on, 117; Aubert on, 118; Mere de l'Incarnation
on, 119; habits, dress, etc., of, 120 et seq. =Bib.=: Sulte, Histoire
des Canadiens-Francais; Garneau, Histoire du Canada; Bibaud,
Histoire du Canada; Christie, History of Lower Canada; Davidson,
Growth of French-Canadian Race; Aubert de Gaspe, Les Anciens
Canadiens; Salone, La Colonisation de la Nouvelle France: Etude sur
les Origines de la Nation Canadienne Francaise; Greenough, Canadian
Folk-Life; Tanguay, Dictionnaire Genealogique; Sulte, Origin of the
French-Canadians (R. S. C., 1905); Nicholson, The French Canadian;
Fiske, New France and New England; Lambert, Travels in Canada.
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