Canadian History Dictionary Northern Railway
Chartered in 1849 as the Toronto, Sarnia, and Lake
One of the principal tributaries of the St. Lawrence.
A city of Western Ontario, situated on the Speed River, in the
(Lord Sydenham era) Tenure of, in Canada, 175; Lord John Russel...
(George Brown Era) His pen picture of George Brown, 4-5.
(Joseph Howe era) Member of Lord Falkland's Council, 69; declar...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of Company of New France, 17...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Aids Mackenzie's escape, 384.
Prevost Major Augustin
Son of preceding. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Intere...
Henry Alexander The Elder 1739-1824 One Of The Pioneer Fur
traders in north-western America. Born in New Jersey. Entered t...
Chandler Edward Barron 1800-1880 Elected To New Brunswick
Assembly, 1827, for Westmoreland, which he represented until 18...
Blake William Hume 1809-1870 Born In Ireland Educated At Trinity
College, Dublin, and emigrated to Canada in his youth. During t...
Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era Elected Speaker 1831 170 Bib : Read Lives Of The
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Demands disallowance of New Brunsw...
Girouard John Joseph 1795-1855 Born In Quebec Studied Law And
called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1816. Elected to the Assembl...
Melville Henry Dundas First Viscount 1742-1811 Sat For
Midlothian, 1774-1790, and for Edinburgh, 1790-1802; home secre...
Ontario Boundary Dispute
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Began in 1871, 254; arbitration
Gray Robert 1755-1806 American Captain And Explorer Index : Sir James Douglas Era
Voyage to North-West Coast in 1787, 23; at Nootka, 1788-1789, 2...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Early settler, 145.
Gisborne Frederick Newton 1824-1892 Came To Canada From England In
1845. Joined the staff of the British North American Electric Telegraph
Association, 1847, and became general manager. In 1852, laid the first
submarine cable in America, joining New Brunswick and Prince Edward
Island; and in 1856, laid another to Newfoundland. Conceived the idea of
connecting Europe and America by a submarine cable, and succeeded in
enlisting the interest of Cyrus W. Field. The cable finally completed,
1858. Appointed superintendent of the Dominion government telegraph and
signal service, 1879. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am. Biog.
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