Canadian History Dictionary New York State
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Proposal to build Florida barrack...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Sent by North West Company,...
The first regiment of regular troops sent to
America from Fran...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) English secretary to Haldimand, 2...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Liberal, elected for Montreal in by-...
Like several other religious denominations in Canada,
it had i...
Said to have been named by La Salle's men, in derision of his
Campbell Sir William 1758-1834 Born In Scotland Enlisted As A
private in a Highland regiment; came to America during the Revo...
Crooks Adam 1827-1885 Son Of James Crooks Born At West Flamboro
Ontario. Educated at Upper Canada College and the University of...
Beaupre Seigniory Of
(Bishop Laval era) Acquired for Seminary of Quebec, 58;
Hamilton Pierce Stevens 1826-1893 Studied Law And Called To The
bar, 1851. Entered journalism, and edited Acadian Recorder, 185...
Founded, 1668, as the Quebec Seminary, and granted a
(General Brock era) Formed, 196.
Fundy Bay Of
Explored by De Monts and Champlain in 1604. Probably
Columbia Fur Company
(Sir James Douglas era) Organized, 1822, by recruits from the N...
Canadian Northern Railway
The first link in this transcontinental
railway dates back to ...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Meaning of the term--attitude of pub...
(John Graves Simcoe era) First printer in Upper Canada, 172; ac...
Fenety George E
(Wilmot era) On Wilmot, 131.
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.