Canadian History Dictionary Baranof Alexander Andrevitch 1747-1819 Governor Of Russian
America. Had been manager of a glass factory at Irkutsk, Siberi...
(Bishop Laval era) Ravages of, 239. See Smallpox.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of the Company of New France...
(John Graves Simcoe era) English constituency for which Simcoe ...
(Bishop Laval era) Recollet mission at, 111.
La Rabeyre De
(Bishop Laval era) French officer, put to death by Iroquois, 22...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) British post at mouth of Oswego R...
(General Brock era) Battle of, its significance, 72-73.
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Casual and territorial, how derive...
Aillon Father De La Roche D'
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet interpreter and
Bouchette Joseph 1774-1841 Entered The Naval Service 1791 In
command of the forces on Lake Ontario; and served in the Royal ...
St Veran Marquise De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Mother of Montcalm, 3; her fortitude, 8;...
(Bishop Laval era) Proposed appointment of, as bishop in Asia, ...
Mclaren Dr Murray
(Tilley era) Attends Sir Leonard Tilley, 145.
Southern extension of Hudson Bay, discovered in 1610, by
(Samuel de Champlain era) Algonquian chief, 10, 75, 77.
Sutherland Thomas J
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Plans occupation of Navy Island, 4...
Finlayson Roderick 1818-1892 Sir James Douglas Era Second In Command At Victoria
1843, 180; chief officer on death of Charles Ross, 1844, 181; h...
(Lord Dorchester era) Sent to Canada to study legal situation, ...
Bulyea George Headley Vickers
Born in Gagetown, New Brunswick.
Educated at University of New...
A seaport, and the capital of Nova Scotia; founded in 1749
and named after the Earl of Halifax, then president of the Board of
Trade. The first settlers were brought out from England in that year by
Governor Cornwallis, in thirteen transports; following year made the
capital of the province (then including New Brunswick), instead of
Annapolis; in 1842 incorporated as a city; became, with its
fortifications, observatory stations, harbour mines, etc., one of the
fortresses of the Empire and the chief British naval station in North
America; garrisoned by Imperial troops until 1905, when they were
withdrawn and replaced by a Canadian garrison. =Index=: (Joseph Howe era) Birthplace
of Joseph Howe, 1; the North-West Arm, 1; Melville Island, 5; newspapers
(see Chronicle; Acadian; Nova Scotian); municipal government in,
in 1835, 20; Howe's trial for libelling magistrates of the city, 21, 29;
represented by Howe and Annand, 1836, 29; bill for incorporation of, 69;
Howe re-elected for, 73; James MacNab elected for, 106; railway
communication with Windsor, 118. =Bib.=: MacMechan, Halifax in Books,
a collection of pen-pictures of Halifax and its people by many writers
from Edmund Burke to Rudyard Kipling, and including Marsden,
Narrative; Tom Moore, Letters; McGregor, Maritime Colonies of
British America; Moorsom, Letters from Nova Scotia; Sleigh, Pine
Forests; Mrs. Williams, Neutral French; Marryat, Frank Mildmay;
Dickens, American Notes; Johnston, Notes on North America; Cozzens,
Acadia; Sladen, On the Cars and Off; Haliburton, Nova Scotia;
Thomas B. Akins, History of Halifax (Nova Scotia Hist. Soc. Trans.,
vol. 8); Mackay, Sketch of City of Halifax, in Canada: An Ency.,
vol. 5; Regan, Sketches and Traditions of the North-West Arm;
Selections from the Public Documents of Nova Scotia, ed. by Akins.
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