Canadian History Dictionary Hamilton Robert
(John Graves Simcoe era) Member of Legislative Council, 79; acc...
Canadian Northern Railway
The first link in this transcontinental
railway dates back to ...
Hammond George 1763-1853 John Graves Simcoe Era British Minister At Philadelphia
consulted by Simcoe on the situation, 134, 144. =Bib.=: Dict. N...
La Rochebeaucour De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Second aide-de-camp to Montcalm, 2; form...
Peace River Pass
The gorge cut by the Peace River through the Rocky
(Count Frontenac era) Fort built at falls of, 329.
Hermitage At Caen L Laval Passes Three Years At 25
(Count Frontenac era) Charter of, declared null and void, 264; ...
Carleton Lady Maria
(Lord Dorchester era) Gains social popularity at Quebec, 162;
(General Brock era) Expedition to, under Captain Muir, 274, 275...
Quebec Province Of
Area 351,873 square miles. Formed the principal
part of Canada...
Walsingham William De Grey First Baron 1719-1781 Lord Dorchester Era
Solicitor-general of England, his views on Canadian laws, 62. =...
Quentin Bonaventure Sieur De Richebourg
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of Company of
New France, 1...
Caen Emery De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Nephew of Guillaume, 137; left in com...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Ship in which Wolfe sailed for Quebec, 7...
Landry Pierre Armand 1846- Born In Dorchester New Brunswick
Educated at St. Joseph's College, Memramcook; studied law and c...
Heathfield George Augustus Eliott First Baron 1717-1790 Defender
of Gibraltar. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) His marria...
(Wilmot era) Appointed by Governor Colebrooke as provincial
A tribe of the Algonquian family. First mentioned in
Hampton Sir John Somerset Pakington First Baron 1799-1880 Sat For
Droitwich in British Parliament, 1837-1874; secretary for war a...
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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