Canadian History Dictionary Cadet Joseph Michel
Began life as a butcher; won the confidence of
the intendant B...
(General Brock era) Failure of, 119.
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era Temporary Viceroy Of New France 123
Probably a native of Genoa. Became a citizen of Venice,
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Organizes shooting matches, 342; r...
Rises in Bennington county, Vermont, and flows into
the St. La...
Index : Count Frontenac Era Papineau Causes His Expulsion On Four Occasions From
Assembly, 80; his reconciliation with Papineau, 180; Papineau's...
Versailles Treaty Of
Signed between Great Britain and the rebellious
(John Graves Simcoe era) Second Church of England clergyman to ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In battle of the Plains, 257.
Anian Strait Of
Dr. Ruge says that the name arose through a
Young Sir William 1799-1887 Born At Falkirk Scotland Educated At
Glasgow University. Came to Nova Scotia; studied law, and calle...
Abbott Sir John Joseph Caldwell 1821-1893 Educated At Mcgill
University; studied law and called to the bar of Lower Canada, ...
In England. =Index=: (Lord Sydenham era) Poulett Thomson electe...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Abuses in, 212.
Heriot George 1766-1844 Born In Island Of Jersey Came To Canada
and appointed a clerk in the ordnance department at Quebec, 179...
Fonte Bartholomew De
His fictitious voyage of 1640 to the North-West
Coast was desc...
Robinson F P
(Wilmot era) Auditor of king's casual revenue, 34; resigns, 72....
Dunn Oscar 1844-1885 Journalist Index : Sir Georges E Cartier Era His Statements As To
Cartier's quarrel with Macdonald over terms of British North Am...
Maitland Sir Peregrine 1777-1854 Born In Hampshire England
Entered the army, 1792. Served in Flanders, 1794-1798; in Spain...
Gage Thomas 1721-1787 Fought Under Braddock At Monongahela 1755
and under Abercrombie at Ticonderoga, 1758. Took part in the campaign
for the conquest of Canada, 1759; made military governor of Montreal
after its capitulation, 1760. Succeeded Amherst, 1763, as
commander-in-chief, with headquarters at New York. Sailed for England,
1773, leaving Haldimand in command. Returned the following year, as
governor of Massachusetts. After the battle of Bunker Hill, 1775,
recalled. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era) Requests Carleton to send him two regiments, 78.
(John Graves Simcoe era) In command at Boston, 19. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) At Ticonderoga, 19; his letters to
Haldimand, 22, 23; in command at Oswego, 28, 29; at Albany, 31, 33;
governor of Montreal after surrender, 40, 41; his opinion of Croix de
St. Louis wearers, 52; replaces Amherst at New York, 53, 57, 58, 60, 61,
66, 68, 70, 72, 73, 77, 79-81; visits England on leave of absence, 83;
correspondence with Haldimand, 89, 94, 95; resumes chief command in
America, 96-98, 121; his position in Boston, 101; intended retirement
of, 105; his lack of energy, 108; recall of, 110; Indian policy of, 147;
his reply to Washington's complaint as to treatment of prisoners, 249;
death of, 335. =Bib.=: Letters of the Two Commanders-in-Chief, Generals
Gage and Washington; Detail and Conduct of the American War, under
General Gage. See also Mass. Hist. Soc. Colls., vols. 12, 14, and
34; and Haldimand Papers (Canadian Archives). For biog., see Dict.
Nat. Biog.; Cyc. Am. Biog.
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