Canadian History Dictionary Troyes Chevalier Pierre De
Born in France. Entered the army, and
came to Canada as an off...
First described from actual observation by Father
Richardson James 1791-1875 Entered The Provincial Marine 1809
and served through the War of 1812. Entered the ministry of the...
Mcclelan Abner Reid 1831- Born In Hopewell New Brunswick
Educated at Mount Allison Academy. Engaged in mercantile life.
Index : George Brown Era Witnesses Shooting Of George Brown By Bennett 255-256
seizes Bennett, 256.
Menneval Robineau De
Governor of Acadia in 1689, with headquarters
at Port Royal. I...
The history of this feudal system of land tenure,
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Establishes communication with Lake Erie...
Foster George Eulas 1847- Born In Carleton County New Brunswick
Entered political life as member for King's County, New Brunswi...
A tribe of the Siouan family; first mentioned in
the Jesuit Re...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Question embitters public life of Up...
Wilson Sir Daniel 1816-1892 Born In Edinburgh Scotland Educated
at Edinburgh University. In 1845 appointed honorary secretary o...
Niagara Newark Settled By Loyalists About 1782 Selected By
Simcoe ten years later as the capital of Upper Canada, and name...
A pre-Aryan race, occupying the border-land between France
Mcgill Peter 1789-1860 Born In Scotland Emigrated To Canada In
1809; became a wealthy merchant of Montreal. President of the B...
Seely Alexander Mclaughlan 1812-1882 Born In St John New
Brunswick. Engaged in lumbering, shipbuilding, and in banking. ...
Provision was made by the Parliament of Canada, in 1872, for
Low Albert Peter 1861- Born In Montreal Educated At Mcgill
University, graduating in 1882 with honours. Appointed to Geolo...
Campbell Sir Alexander 1821-1892 Studied Law Under John A
Macdonald, with whom he later formed a partnership; and called ...
Dollier De Casson Francis 1636-1701 Born In Basse Bretagne Served
with distinction as a cavalry officer under Turenne. Came to Mo...
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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