Canadian History Dictionary Fort Simpson
On coast of British Columbia, near Alaskan boundary.
La Rochebeaucour De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Second aide-de-camp to Montcalm, 2; form...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given by Champlain to river St. ...
Bib : Pilling Bibliography Of Algonquian Languages Champlain
Voyages; Parkman, Conspiracy of Pontiac; Schoolcraft, Indian Tr...
(Lord Dorchester era) Its effect in the United States, 272, 273...
Dawson George Mercer 1849-1901 Son Of Sir J W Dawson Qv
Studied geology and palaeontology under Huxley, Ramsay and Ethe...
Webb Samuel Blatchley 1753-1807 Born In Connecticut Took Part In
the civil and military movements that preceded the Revolution i...
(Wilmot era) Candidate in St. John County, opposes responsible
York. Plan of Toronto Harbour and the proposed town and part
(Lord Dorchester era) British vessel on Lake Champlain, 154.
Newspaper published at London, England; established, 1785.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) French military engineer, 85, 90.
Walley John 1644-1712 Born In London England Commanded
expedition against the French and their Indian allies in Canada...
(Lord Dorchester era) Name of Sorel changed to, 240.
Le Marchant Sir John Gaspard 1803-1874 Joseph Howe Era Becomes Governor Of
Nova Scotia, 1852, 143; his connection with the Foreign Enlistm...
(Lord Dorchester era) Of Montreal, his disaffection, 79; comman...
Index : Sir John A Macdonald Era Leader Of Quebec Government 141 The Appointment Revealed
Macdonald's judgment, 141-142. (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Con...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Ancient French custom, 122; used ...
Aylmer Matthew Whitworth Baron 1775-1850 Entered The Army 1787
served in the West Indies, in Holland, and in the Peninsula und...
Canada First Association
(George Brown Era) Platform, 235; criticized by the
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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