Canadian History Dictionary Fraser River
Rises in Rocky Mountains, and flows into Strait of
(Lord Dorchester era) His connection with the Walker case, 19, ...
Royal Canadian Academy Of Arts
Founded by the Marquis of Lorne
(afterwards Duke of Argyll), i...
The first regiment of regular troops sent to
America from Fran...
Douglas Captain W M
(Sir James Douglas era) With Meares on North-West Coast, 1788, ...
Powell William Dummer 1755-1834 Born In Boston Called To The Bar
1779. Came to Montreal, and made judge of the district of Hesse...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Rescued by French grenadier from Indian
(Count Frontenac era) At Quebec, 336. (Sir Frederick Haldimand ...
Bruyeres Lieutenant-colonel R E
(General Brock era) Reports on condition of forts
in Upper Can...
Marsolet Nicolas 1587-1677 Came To Canada From France About 1608
and for many years an interpreter for the Montagnais and Algonq...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Correspondent of Haldimand's, 315...
Marshall John George 1786-1880 Born In Nova Scotia Educated At
Halifax, and called to the bar, 1808. Represented Sydney in the...
Daly Malachy Bowes 1836- Son Of Sir Dominick Daly Born In
Quebec. Educated at St. Mary's College, Oscott, England; studie...
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era His Instructions To English Ambassador At Paris 215
restores New France and Acadia to France, 221. =Bib.=: Dict. Na...
Bradstreet Simon 1603-1697 Born In England Educated At Cambridge
and emigrated to Massachusetts, where he became assistant judge...
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era Accompanies Champlain To Quebec 41 Joins Algonquians To
learn their language, 63; interpreter of Algonquian language, 1...
Blake Edward 1833- Born In Adelaide Ontario Educated At Upper
Canada College and University of Toronto. Called to the bar of ...
Holton Luther Hamilton 1817-1880 Entered Public Life 1854 As One
of the members for Montreal; elected to Legislative Council, 18...
Ridout Thomas G
(1792-1861). Born near Sorel. Removed with his
family to Niaga...
Hind Henry Youle
Born in Nottingham, England, 1823. Travelled in
Mexico, 1846. ...
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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