Canadian History Dictionary Von Shoultz
A Polish gentleman, settled in the United States. During
Louis Xiv King Of France 1638-1715 Succeeded His Father Louis
XIII, in 1643. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) His war with Holl...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) His disposition of the Guienne Regiment,...
Index : Lord Dorchester Era First Bishop Of Quebec 271 John Graves Simcoe Era Appointed Bishop Of
Quebec, 158; visits Upper Canada, 158; made legislative and exe...
Cap Du Ciel
(Samuel de Champlain era) French vessel seized by English, 222....
Index : Tilley Era Surveyor-general In Smith Government 91 Adds No Strength
to the government, 92; represents Westmoreland, 115. =Bib.=: Ro...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Dismissed by Head, 306.
Peel Sir Robert 1788-1850 Born In Lancaster England Educated At
Harrow, and Christ Church, Oxford. Entered Parliament, 1809;
(Tilley era) Master of Madras School, Gagetown, New Brunswick,
Houeel Louis Sieur Du Petit-pre
(Samuel de Champlain era) Consulted by Champlain as to
Newspaper published at Montreal. Established 1808. =Index=:
Russell Peter 1755-1825 Born In England In 1791 Accompanied
Simcoe to Canada, and appointed inspector-general; later becomi...
Bib : Parkman Frontenac
On the St. Lawrence River. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Improv...
Kane Paul 1810-1871 Born In Toronto Received His First Training
under Drury, the drawing-master at Upper Canada College. Spent ...
A religious order founded in 1816 in France, and first
(Samuel de Champlain era) Wife of Guillaume Couillard, 146.
(Count Frontenac era) Reports repulse of some of Phipps's men a...
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Name assumed by popular party in Lo...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) English secretary to Haldimand, 2...
(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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