Canadian History Dictionary Cariboo Gold-fields
(Sir James Douglas era) History of, 284-289.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Nephew of Sir Frederick Haldimand...
(Tilley era) Seconds the address in New Brunswick Assembly, 115...
Metcalfe Charles Theophilus Baron 1785-1846 Born In Calcutta
India. Educated at Eton. Resident of Delhi, 1811-1820; in 1820-...
An evergreen, used by Jacques Cartier and his men as a remedy
Le Gardeur De Repentigny Pierre
Arrived at Quebec from Normandy with
his wife and family, 1636...
(Tilley era) Bill introduced by Tilley in New Brunswick, 34;
Foley M H
(George Brown Era) In Tache ministry, 1864, 149; retires with B...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Famous French seaman, joins Champlain...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Clerk, appointed by Champlain as his ...
Rupert Prince 1619-1683 Third Son Of The Elector Palatine
Frederick V, and Elizabeth, daughter of James I of England. Ser...
(Lord Dorchester era) Commanded by Colonel Simcoe, 202. (John G...
(Count Frontenac era) Town-major of Quebec, 257; strengthens de...
Campbell Sir Alexander 1821-1892 Studied Law Under John A
Macdonald, with whom he later formed a partnership; and called ...
Brought up as a draper; drifted to the West Indies,
where he h...
Perrault Father Julien
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, carries on mission at Cape
Blair Adam Johnston Fergusson 1815-1867 Member Of The Legislative
Assembly of Canada, 1848-1857; appointed to the Legislative Cou...
Peel Sir Robert 1788-1850 Born In Lancaster England Educated At
Harrow, and Christ Church, Oxford. Entered Parliament, 1809;
Index : George Brown Era Federal Union Of All British North American Provinces Not
acceptable to, 155; feeling in favour of Confederation all but
Discovered by David Thompson of the North West
Company, in Jan...
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withdrawn and replaced by a Canadian garrison.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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