Canadian History Dictionary Mcintosh John
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Mackenzie's brother-in-law, 482; h...
Powell William Dummer 1755-1834 Born In Boston Called To The Bar
1779. Came to Montreal, and made judge of the district of Hesse...
A tributary of the Mackenzie; rises in Thutage Lake, in
White Thomas 1830-1888 Born In Montreal Educated At The High
school there. Joined the editorial staff of the Quebec Gazette;...
Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era Takes Part In Rebellion Of 1837 Afterwards Edits
L'Avenir du Canada; member for Yamaska; offered and refuses sea...
Melville Henry Dundas First Viscount 1742-1811 Sat For
Midlothian, 1774-1790, and for Edinburgh, 1790-1802; home secre...
Built by the Hudson's Bay Company, in 1794, on the head
Ryerson Egerton 1803-1882 Egerton Ryerson Era Born March 24 1803 Near Village Of
Vittoria, Upper Canada, 1; parentage, 1; his father a United Em...
Buade Antoine De
(Count Frontenac era) Grandfather of Frontenac, 61.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) On British left, at Quebec, 189.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) His account of Montcalm before the battl...
Berthier Alexandre 1638-1709 Born In France Came To Canada In
1665; and in 1666 commandant at Fort St. Jean, and led expediti...
A missionary station and fur-trading post, which
stood on the ...
Boscawen Edward 1711-1761 Born In England Served At Porto Bello
1739-1740; at Cartagena, 1741; and in the West Indies, 1747. Co...
The largest island on the west coast of North
America. Named a...
St Lawrence Gulf
The first authenticated voyage to the gulf is that
of Jacques ...
Radisson Pierre Esprit 1620?-1710? Born In Paris Came To Canada
in 1651, and settled at Three Rivers. In 1652 captured by the I...
(Wilmot era) Resigns from New Brunswick government, 72, 116.
Young George Paxton 1819-1889 Born At Berwick-upon-tweed Educated
at the University of Edinburgh; came to Canada, 1847; minister ...
The first definite step in the movement looking towards
Born in Ath, Belgium, about 1640. Entered order of
Recollets. Sailed for Quebec, 1675. Stationed at Fort Frontenac, 1676.
Accompanied La Salle to the West, 1678. From Fort Crevecoeur (Peoria,
Ill.), in 1680, descended the Illinois and explored the upper waters of
the Mississippi. Captured by the Sioux and carried to their country.
After eight months, rescued by Du Lhut (q.v.), passed the winter at
Michilimackinac, and returned to Quebec, 1682. Apparently satisfied with
his adventures in the wilderness, returned to Europe, and settled in
Holland, where devoted himself to the preparation of a series of
narratives of his explorations, real and imaginary. Died there about
1706. =Bib.=: Works: Description de la Louisiane, etc.; Nouvelle
Decouverte, etc.; Nouveau Voyage, etc. For biog., and bibliog.
details of Hennepin's works, see Thwaites's edition of the New
Discovery, 1903. See also Parkman, La Salle.