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(William Lyon Mackenzie era) In Upper Canada; created under Con...
St Ours Francois-xavier De 1714-1759 Served In The Campaigns Of
1758 and 1759; severely wounded in the attack on Fort George; c...
Johnston Sir W
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Chief-justice of Quebec, 119; his ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Kirke's vessel before Quebec, 188, 19...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Newspaper, published by Collins, i...
Aroostook War 1839 Wilmot Era Arose Out Of Unsettled Boundary Question
between Maine and New Brunswick, 135. =Bib.=: Sprague, The
Menneval Robineau De
Governor of Acadia in 1689, with headquarters
at Port Royal. I...
Chittenden Thomas 1730-1797 First Governor Of Vermont 1778-1797
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commands Montreal militia, 105.
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Argyll John Douglas Sutherland Campbell Ninth Duke Of 1845-
Married H. R. H. Princess Louise, 1871; succeeded to dukedom, 1...
Plan de la Ville de Montreal, dans la Nouvelle France, fait
Penny Edward Goff 1820-1881 Born In England In 1844 Came To
Canada, studied law, and in 1850 called to the bar of Lower Can...
Bryce James 1838- Born In Belfast Educated At The Universities
of Glasgow and Cambridge. Entered Parliament in 1880. In 1886
Established at Kingston. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hinc...
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Joins Papineau party, 78.
Ashburton John Dunning First Baron 1731-1783 Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Opposes Quebec Act in House of Commons, 65. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. ...
Bib : Histoire De Montreal For Biog See Parkman Old Regime
Exploration of the Great Lakes by Dollier de Casson and de Breh...
(Count Frontenac era) French engineer, prepares plans for defen...
The Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company
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withdrawn and replaced by a Canadian garrison.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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