Canadian History Dictionary St Veran Marquise De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Mother of Montcalm, 3; her fortitude, 8;...
Doutre Joseph 1825-1886 Born In Beauharnois Quebec Called To The
bar, 1847. Early became a leader of the Liberal party. One of t...
Morris Alexander 1826-1889 Born At Perth Upper Canada Educated
at the University of Glasgow and McGill University; studied law...
Eldon John Scott First Earl 1751-1838 British Statesman Index :
(Lord Sydenham era) Resigns from Cabinet, 16. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat...
Newspaper published at Montreal. =Index=: (Louis Joseph Papinea...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, professor in College of Rouen...
Des Marets Claude Godet Sieur De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Son-in-law of Pont-Grave,
(Lord Sydenham era) His description of Poulett Thomson, 43.
Hudson's Bay Company
Organized by a number of English gentlemen, who
sent out a tra...
Lount Samuel 1791-1838 William Lyon Mackenzie Era Member For Simcoe 316 Election
corruption, 317; given command of rebels, 360; arrives at Montg...
Organized as a provisional district in 1882. It then
Bourget Ignace 1799-1885 Born At Point Levis Quebec Ordained In
1822; vicar-general of Montreal, 1836; coadjutor bishop of the ...
Smith H W
Bib : See Iberville
Lyons Richard Bickerton Pemell Earl 1817-1887 British
diplomatist. =Index=: (George Brown Era) British ambassador at ...
Earthquake Of 1663
Known in Canadian history as the "Great
Earthquake." The most ...
Clermont Chevalier De
(Count Frontenac era) Killed in skirmish on Beauport flats, 294...
Prevost Augustin 1725?-1786 Father Of Sir George Prevost Entered
the army; served under Wolfe at Quebec, 1759; became lieutenant...
Index : George Brown Era His Sketch Of Gordon Brown 245 Bib : Morgan Can
Men; Canadian Who's Who.
Small John E
(John Graves Simcoe era) Clerk of Executive Council, 178; his d...
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withdrawn and replaced by a Canadian garrison.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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