Canadian History Dictionary Hermitage At Caen L Laval Passes Three Years At 25
(Samuel de Champlain era) Priest of De Monts's expedition, at S...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Recollet, returns to France, 209.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) French retreat from, 62.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, goes to Fort Ste. Anne in Cap...
(Sir James Douglas era) First sea-going vessel on Fraser River,...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) British post at mouth of Oswego R...
Bib : Walbran British Columbia Coast Names
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand's secretary, 108, 110, ...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Carey's newspaper, allowed to prin...
(John Graves Simcoe era) French priest, deported, 190.
A famous coureur de bois who accompanied Champlain
on his expl...
Index : Egerton Ryerson Era Opened March 1842 A Presbyterian Institution 135 147
Act of incorporation, 1840, 146; royal charter, 1841, 147; legi...
Aubert De Gaspe Philippe 1786-1871 French-canadian Writer
The first steam vessel in Canadian waters was the
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Suggested As Site For City 175 Douglas's Spelling Of
name, 175; H. M. S. Constance arrives there, 184.
Blake William Hume 1809-1870 Born In Ireland Educated At Trinity
College, Dublin, and emigrated to Canada in his youth. During t...
(Sir James Douglas era) Distributing point for Upper Columbia a...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Brought to the bar, 152; editor of...
Leopard And Chesapeake
(General Brock era) Affair of, 82-86.
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withdrawn and replaced by a Canadian garrison.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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