Canadian History Dictionary Fitzgibbon James 1780-1863 Born In Ireland Joined The Tarbert
Fencibles, 1798; served in Holland the following year, and in 1...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Rescued by French grenadier from Indian
See Mouet de Moras de Langlade.
The first regiment of regular troops sent to
America from Fran...
Joint High Commission British-american 1898-1899 Met In Quebec
Aug. 23, 1898, and again in Washington, Nov. 10. The meetings c...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, landed at Grand Cibou, 200; w...
May Sir Thomas Erskine
Cartwright Richard 1759-1815 Born At Albany New York On The
outbreak of hostilities with the mother country came with his p...
In British Columbia. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) First exp...
Newspaper published at Montreal. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontain...
Huot P G
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) One of the leaders of the Quebec L...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Director of the Company of New France...
(George Brown Era) Leaders of the party, 39; origin of name, 40...
Brebeuf Jean De 1593-1649 Born Of A Noble Family Of Normandy
Came to Canada, 1625; spent the winter of 1625-1626 among the
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) His account of Montcalm before the battl...
Martinez Estevan Jose
Accompanied Perez to North-West Coast in 1773
as pilot. In 178...
Caron Sir Joseph Philippe Rene Adolphe 1843-1908 Born In Quebec
Studied law; entered public life in 1873 as member of Dominion ...
Black John 1818-1882 Born In Scotland Emigrated To America With
his parents and studied for a time at Delaware Academy at Delhi...
Girouard Desire 1836- Born At St Timothee Quebec Educated At
Montreal College; studied law and called to the bar of Lower Ca...
Bib : Simpson Journey Round The World Bryce Hudson's Bay
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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