Canadian History Dictionary Sifton Arthur L
(1858- ). Educated at Victoria University; called to
the bar, ...
Grey Sir Charles Edward 1785-1865 Educated At Oxford University
called to the bar, 1811; commissioner in bankruptcy, 1817; judg...
Chisholm G C
(Lord Sydenham era) Sergeant-at-arms of Legislative Assembly, 3...
(Bishop Laval era) Member of the Congregation de Notre Dame, 91...
Canadian Northern Railway
The first link in this transcontinental
railway dates back to ...
Williams Sir William Fenwick 1800-1883 Born In Annapolis Royal
Nova Scotia. Graduated at Woolwich, England, in 1821; entered t...
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Victim of election frauds ...
South shore of St. Lawrence, below Quebec. =Index=:
Barron Commodore 1769-1851 Born In Virginia In Command Of The
Chesapeake, on board which were some British deserters, 1807. O...
Girouard John Joseph 1795-1855 Born In Quebec Studied Law And
called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1816. Elected to the Assembl...
Hudson's Bay And North
Carte montrant le chemin que Louis Jolliet a
fait depuis Tadou...
Tupper Charles 1794-1881 Born In Cornwallis Nova Scotia At The
age of twenty-one entered the ministry of the Baptist Church. H...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Mass celebrated in her house on resto...
(General Brock era) Letter of, relating to death of Brock, 307....
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Office of, Durham's view of power ...
Fraser Captain Malcolm
(Lord Dorchester era) Of Royal Emigrants, 112, 124; with Laws
Tryon William 1725-1788 Born In Ireland Served In The British
army. In 1764 sent to North Carolina, and on the death of Dobbs...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, landed at Grand Cibou, 200; w...
(Lord Elgin era) Member of the Parti Rouge, 108.
Index : Sir James Douglas Era His Explorations 39 40 His Death 1741 40 Bib :
Lauridsen, Vitus Bering; Muller, Voyages from Asia to America; ...
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withdrawn and replaced by a Canadian garrison.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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