Canadian History Dictionary Grant Sir William 1752-1832 Commanded Volunteers At Siege Of
Quebec, 1775; attorney-general of Canada, 1776; chief-justice o...
Grey Albert Henry George Grey Fourth Earl 1851- Born Howick
England. Educated at Harrow School and Trinity College, Cambrid...
(1807-1860). Born at St. Charles, Bellechasse, Lower
(General Brock era) Brother of Sir Isaac, 102; an able pamphlet...
(Count Frontenac era) Name given to Company of New France after...
Entered the army, and obtained a captaincy in the
42nd or 1st ...
A Survey of Lake Ontario, done by N. Laforce of the
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Bib : Dict Nat Biog Bryce Manitoba See Also Red River
Colony; Seven Oaks.
(Lord Dorchester era) Hangs Joshua Huddy, 198.
Born in Ireland. Emigrated to Canada, and settled in
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Aids Mackenzie's escape, 397.
Frechette Louis 1839-1908 Practised Law And Then Journalism
Represented Levis in the House of Commons, 1874-1878. Chiefly k...
(Lord Sydenham era) Duties assigned to, 331.
Mitchell Peter 1824-1899 Born In Newcastle New Brunswick
Educated at the Newcastle Grammar School; called to the bar, 18...
Bib : Dent Can Por And Last Forty Years Morgan Cel Can
(John Graves Simcoe era) Rate of, 113.
Fort built by the Hudson's Bay Company, at mouth of Hayes
Yorke Charles 1722-1770 Lord Dorchester Era Attorney-general Of England His
views on Canadian laws, 62.
Biencourt De Poutrincourt Jean De Baron De Saint Just 1557-1615
Had won distinction as a soldier in the service of France; and ...
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withdrawn and replaced by a Canadian garrison.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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