Canadian History Dictionary Steeves William Henry 1814-1873 Born At Hillsborough New
Brunswick. Represented Albert County in the Assembly, 1846-1851...
Caron Rene Edouard 1800-1876 Born In The Parish Of Ste Anne
Lower Canada. Educated at the Seminary of Quebec and at St. Pie...
(Egerton Ryerson era) In charge of union school at Hamilton, 19...
Le Valois Father
(Bishop Laval era) Recommends Saint-Vallier to succeed Laval, 1...
(General Brock era) Quartermaster-general of militia,
Bib : For His Works See James Bibliography Of Canadian Poetry
For biog., see Burpee, Charles Heavysege (R. S. C., 1901); Rose...
Steinhauer Henry Bird 1804-1885 A Full-blooded Chippewa Indian
Born in the Ramah Indian settlement, Lake Simcoe, Ontario. Adop...
Le Marchant Sir John Gaspard 1803-1874 Joseph Howe Era Becomes Governor Of
Nova Scotia, 1852, 143; his connection with the Foreign Enlistm...
Lundy's Lane Battle Of 1814 British Troops Including Canadian
militia, numbered 1600 at the beginning of the battle, later in...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Pilot, accompanies Champlain in his e...
Le Brun De Duplessis Jean-baptiste
Born at Corbie, in Picardy, about
1730. Came to Canada about 1...
Verrazano Giovanni Du
Born near Florence, Italy, in 1470. Entered
French marine serv...
Campbell Robert 1808-1894 Entered Service Of Hudson's Bay Company
1832, and sent to the Mackenzie River district, 1834. For the n...
La Chesnaye Settlement
(Count Frontenac era) Iroquois raid on, 226. (Bishop Laval era)...
(George Brown Era) Leaders of the party, 39; origin of name, 40...
Freemason's Hall Niagara
(John Graves Simcoe era) First session of Upper Canada
Strathcona And Mount Royal Donald Alexander Smith Baron 1820-
Born in Archieston, Morayshire, Scotland. Entered the service o...
Bonnecamps Joseph Pierre De 1707-1790 Born In France Entered The
Jesuit order, and came to Canada in 1741, when he was appointed...
Pointe Au Fer
(Lord Dorchester era) British troops concentrated at, 153.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Schoolmaster at Quebec, 234.
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.