Canadian History Dictionary Clergy French-canadian
(Lord Dorchester era) Faithful to the British government, 72,
Thompson David 1796-1868 Born In Scotland Served In The British
army and in the Canadian militia. Taught school in Niagara and ...
Seward William Henry 1801-1872 Governor Of New York 1838
appointed secretary of state by Lincoln, 1860. =Index=: =N= Sug...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Goes on embassy to Iroquois, 163; is ...
Bouquet Henry 1719-1765 Born In Switzerland Served In Holland
Sardinia, and with the Prince of Orange. Was Captain-commandant...
Pontbriand Henri-marie Dubreuil De 1709-1760 Born In Vannes
France. In 1741 consecrated bishop of Quebec, and left Paris fo...
Index : Bishop Laval Era Seigniory Of Beaupre Exchanged By Laval For 58 Obtained
by Laval in exchange for Island of Orleans, 138.
Fay Jonas 1737-1818 Sir Frederick Haldimand Era Vermont Emissary 209 Bib : Cyc Am
Stewart Sir William 1774-1827 British General Index : General Brock Era In
command of marines in expedition to Baltic, 24, 29; organizes R...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Simcoe's account of death of, 34.
Tache Alexandre Antoninus 1823-1894 Born In Riviere Du Loup
Quebec, and educated at Quebec and Montreal. In 1845 volunteere...
(Bishop Laval era) Practised in colony in early days, 122.
(George Brown Era) Improved as a result of British preference, ...
Bib : Dent Can Por And Last Forty Years Morgan Cel Can
(Lord Sydenham era) Made commissioner of crown lands, 333. (Bal...
On Jemseg Creek, Queen's County, New Brunswick. =Index=: (Count...
Ashburton John Dunning First Baron 1731-1783 Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Opposes Quebec Act in House of Commons, 65. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. ...
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Fort Le Boeuf
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Established communication with Lake Erie...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) At junction of Alleghany and Monongahela...
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withdrawn and replaced by a Canadian garrison.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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