Canadian History Dictionary Carheil Etienne De
A Breton, of noble birth. Came to Canada as a
(Count Frontenac era) Town-major of Quebec, 257; strengthens de...
Black William 1760-1831 Born In England In 1775 Came To Canada
and became a Wesleyan Methodist preacher. Founded the Wesleyan ...
La Tour Claude De
A Huguenot gentleman; came to Port Royal in 1610
Index : General Brock Era United States Representative In England Presents Claims
on account of Chesapeake matter, 84; United States secretary of...
Jogues Isaac 1607-1646 Born At Orleans France Entered The
Society of Jesus, and sailed for Canada in 1636. Set out almost...
Montreal newspaper, established 1826. =Index=: (Louis Joseph Pa...
A United Empire Loyalist. Came to Canada in 1780;
(Sir James Douglas era) Spanish influence delays colonization, ...
Somerset Edward Adolphus Seymour Twelfth Duke Of 1804-1885 Sat In
House of Commons, 1830-1855; first commissioner of works, 1851-...
Index : Lord Sydenham Era Sydenham's Plans For Establishment Of Bank Of Issue
327-329; idea partially adopted by Sir F. Hincks, as finance mi...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit missionary in Cape Breton, 237...
(Lord Sydenham era) Conducts funeral service of Lord Sydenham,
Cornwallis Charles First Marquis 1738-1805 Served In American
Revolutionary War; won victory at Camden over Gates, 1780, and ...
(George Brown Era) Origin of the name, 78.
Comprised all the western portions of Canada,
except Manitoba ...
Vancouver George 1758-1798 Entered British Navy 1771 Sailed In
the Resolution with Captain Cook on his second voyage, 1772-177...
Williston John T
(Tilley era) Deserts Liberal party in New Brunswick, 18;
(Count Frontenac era) Author of Frontenac et Ses Amis, 229; his...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Charged with murder of Amos Durfee...
Hind Henry Youle
Born in Nottingham, England, 1823. Travelled in
Mexico, 1846. Came to Canada, 1847, and appointed lecturer in chemistry
and natural philosophy at the Toronto Normal School, Toronto. Five years
later became professor of chemistry and geology in Trinity College.
Geologist to the Red River exploring expedition, 1857; and had charge of
the expedition of 1858 to explore the country between Red River and the
Saskatchewan. In 1860 carried out an exploration of a portion of
Labrador peninsula. In 1854 resigned his chair at Trinity, and undertook
a preliminary geological survey of New Brunswick; and in subsequent
years carried out similar work for the government of Nova Scotia. In
1876 engaged by the Newfoundland government to report on northern cod
banks, but abandoned this work to assist the Canadian government in
preparing their case for the Halifax Fisheries Commission. =Index=: (Egerton Ryerson era)
On staff of Toronto Normal School, 174. =Bib.=: Works: Narrative of the
Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857, and the Assiniboine and
Saskatchewan Expedition of 1858; Sketch of the Overland Route to
British Columbia; Explorations in the Interior of the Labrador
Peninsula; Eighty Years' Progress of British North America (by Hind
and others). For biog., see Morgan, Cel. Can. and Can. Men; Rose,
Cyc. Can. Biog.
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