Canadian History Dictionary Bude General De
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand's letters to, 116, 117,...
(Bishop Laval era) Director of Seminary, 55.
Lesseps Ferdinand De 1805-1894 Eminent French Engineer Index :
(Samuel de Champlain era) Undertakes Panama Canal, 6. =Bib.=: C...
Richardson Sir John 1787-1865 Born In Dumfries Scotland Educated
at Edinburgh University. In 1807 entered the navy as assistant ...
(General Brock era) Arrested, 127; discharged, 128.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Assisted in forming Company of New Fr...
Quesnel Frederick A
(Lord Sydenham era) Member of Special Council of Lower Canada,
Ste Croix Island
Near the entrance to the Bay of Fundy; explored by
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Killed in battle of Ste. Foy, 264.
Newspaper published at New York. =Index=: (George Brown Era) Pe...
Oregon Boundary Question
(Sir James Douglas era) Settled in 1846, 27; occupation of the
Rises in northern British Columbia and flows into the
Jesuit father. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) Death of, 11.
Lampman Archibald 1861-1899 Educated At Trinity University
Toronto, graduating in 1882; appointed to a clerkship in the po...
Bib : Dent Can Por And Last Forty Years Mackenzie Hon
George Brown; Pope, Memoirs of Sir John A. Macdonald; Willison,...
Ile A La Crosse
Lake and trading-post. The lake is on the upper
waters of the ...
Macnab Sir Allan Napier 1798-1862 Born At Newark Now Niagara
Ontario. On the American invasion of Canada joined the army in ...
(Count Frontenac era) Grand-vicar to bishop of Quebec, 111; sen...
Perley Moses Henry 1804-1863 Born In Maugerville New Brunswick
Educated at St. John. In 1828 became an attorney; called to the...
See Red River Colony.
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withdrawn and replaced by a Canadian garrison.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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