Canadian History Dictionary Macartney Captain
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Rescues French soldiers from floating ic...
Index : Egerton Ryerson Era His Separate School Bills 235-238 George Brown Era Introduces Separate
school legislation, 144. =Bib.=: Morgan, Can. Men; Canadian Who...
Martinez Estevan Jose
Accompanied Perez to North-West Coast in 1773
as pilot. In 178...
A native of Massachusetts. Stationed at Annapolis in
Ultimate source is at the head waters of the Bow
River, about ...
Richardson John 1796-1852 Born Near Niagara Falls Ontario In
1812 served during the war in the Canadian militia; at the batt...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) His impression of Wolfe's conversation o...
(Egerton Ryerson era) Joins Methodists, and sent as missionary ...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Wife of William Lyon Mackenzie, gr...
(Lord Dorchester era) Brings news of Arnold's attack on St. Joh...
Index : Wilmot Era Appoints Son-in-law As Provincial Secretary New Brunswick
76; action resented by members of government, 76-80; his unpopu...
Hazen Robert Leonard 1806-1874 Born In St John New Brunswick
Studied law and called to the bar, 1832; sat for St. John in Ne...
Des Marets Claude Godet Sieur De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Son-in-law of Pont-Grave,
(Bishop Laval era) Laval's relations with, 138. (Lord Elgin era...
Davin Nicholas Flood 1843-1901 Born In Ireland Studied Law And
called to the English bar, 1868. Served as war correspondent du...
Through the Rocky Mountains. Elevation, 3733 feet
above sea le...
Index : Count Frontenac Era Expedition Of Courcelles To 59 Of Frontenac 76-84 Fort
afterwards known as Fort Frontenac, erected at, 83. (Sir Freder...
Published at Toronto. =Index=: (William Lyon Mackenzie era) New...
Gwillim Elizabeth Posthuma
(John Graves Simcoe era) Married to Simcoe, 40; descent and
Royal Highland Emigrants
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Regiment raised in Canada, 111, 1...
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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