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(Lord Sydenham era) Sydenham's efforts to rehabilitate, 315-320...
Entered the army, and obtained a captaincy in the
42nd or 1st ...
(Count Frontenac era) Recollet, on bad examples shown by
Sketch of part of the River Chateauguay, George Williams,
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era Named By Champlain De Genes 52
Dewdney Edgar 1835- Born In Devonshire England Came To British
Columbia, 1859. Had charge of survey of site of New Westminster...
Tonti Chevalier Henri De 1650-1704 Born In Gaeta Italy Son Of A
well-known financier, and inventor of the Tontine form of life
Eustis William 1753-1825 General Brock Era United States Secretary Of War His
confident prediction of conquest of Canada, 215. =Bib.=: Cyc. A...
The name applied to the territories of the Hudson's Bay
Prevost Sir George 1767-1816 Born In New York Entered The Army
took part in the battles of St. Vincent, Dominica, and St. Luci...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Mackenzie's brother-in-law, 482; h...
Le Ber De Senneville Jacques 1633-1706 One Of The Principal
merchants of Montreal; married in 1658 Jeanne, sister of Charle...
Brant Joseph 1742-1807 A Mohawk Indian Chief Whose Native Name
was Thayendanegea. Educated at an Indian school in Connecticut....
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In centre under Murray, 189; in battle o...
(Bishop Laval era) Proposed appointment of, as bishop in Asia, ...
(Wilmot era) Judge of Supreme Court, New Brunswick, 8; one of M...
Dorion Sir Antoine Aime 1818-1891 Educated At Nicolet College
Studied law, and called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1842. Repre...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Their relations with the Iroquois, 52...
(Samuel de Champlain era) French vessel seized by the English, ...
La Motte Pierre De St Paul Sieur De
Came to Canada with the
Carignan Regiment, 1665. Built Fort St...
Near western end of Lake Superior, about twenty miles
south of Fort William. As in the case of so many other historic Canadian
places, it is impossible to say who was the first white man to stand
upon this famous centre of the fur trade. Radisson came this way in
1662; Du Lhut in 1678; Noyon in 1688; La Nouee in 1717; but there is no
evidence that any of the four were actually at Grand Portage. It is
first mentioned in a memoir by Pachot, 1722; and the earliest
authenticated visit to the spot is that of La Verendrye, 1731. From that
time it grew steadily in importance until finally abandoned, 1801, in
favour of Fort William. The name was applied both to the trading-post on
the shore of Lake Superior, and to the portage thence to the Pigeon
River. =Index=: (Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Described, 13; the portage, 13; as it is to-day,
13; in Mackenzie's day, 14; Mackenzie at, 54. =Bib.=: Mackenzie,
History of Fur Trade in his Voyages; Henry-Thompson Journals, ed.
by Coues; Henry, Travels and Adventures; Carver, Travels; Masson,
Bourgeois de la Compagnie du Nord-Ouest; Bryce, Hudson's Bay
Company; Burpee, Search for the Western Sea.
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