Canadian History Dictionary Nipissing Lake
Named after the Algonquian tribe of the same name.
Dunn Thomas 1731-1818 Engaged In Mercantile Life Came To Canada
shortly after the conquest. In 1764 appointed a member of the f...
Kenny Sir Edward 1800-1891 Born In Kerry County Ireland
Emigrated to Nova Scotia. Summoned to the Senate at Confederati...
Argenson Pierre De Voyer Vicomte D' 1626-1710 Succeeded Jean De
Lauson as governor of New France, 1658. His governorship marked...
Randolph Beverley 1755-1797 Governor Of Virginia Born In Henrico
County, Virginia, and educated at William and Mary College. In ...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Composition of, under Constitution...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Newspaper, Mackenzie publishes, 46...
Index : Sir Frederick Haldimand Era On Haldimand 291-292 Bib : Works: Les Laurentiennes
Chants Nouveaux; Melanges d'Histoire; Histoire des
Wolseley Garnet Joseph Viscount 1833- Born In Golden Bridge
House, Dublin county, Ireland. In 1852 entered the army as ensi...
Kingsford William 1819-1898 Came To Canada From England In 1837
Qualified as a civil engineer in Montreal, and practised his pr...
Correspondent And Advocate
Newspaper. =Index=: (William Lyon Mackenzie era) Newspaper,
Aikins James Cox 1823-1896 Educated At Victoria College Elected
for Peel County, 1854, and sat in Assembly until 1861. Elected ...
An office created originally by Richelieu, in France, and
De Bonne Judge
(General Brock era) Resolution of Assembly excluding, 126.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) French retreat from, 62.
Bib : Campbell History Of Nova Scotia
Barclay Robert H
Born in Scotland. Took part in the battle of
Trafalgar. Sent t...
Served under Wolfe at Quebec. Wrote an account of the
(Bishop Laval era) Sulpician, comes out in St. Andre, 31; minis...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Clerk of Crown and Pleas, 178.
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withdrawn and replaced by a Canadian garrison.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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