Canadian History Dictionary X Y Company
Founded at Montreal in 1795 by several partners of the
(Samuel de Champlain era) Name given by Champlain to river St. ...
Debartzch P D
Engaged in journalism. First elected to the Assembly
of Lower ...
Gugy Conrad 1730-1786 Born At The Hague Son Of A Swiss Officer In
the Dutch service. Educated for the engineers; disposed of his
Index : Lord Dorchester Era Heads Commission To Enquire Into Affairs In Canada 135
his report, 136. (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Did not believe British...
Simpson Miss Mary
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Nelson's admiration for, 244.
Elmsley John 1762-1805 Born In England Succeeded William Osgoode
as chief-justice of Upper Canada, 1796, and again as chief-just...
(Count Frontenac era) Reports repulse of some of Phipps's men a...
The first industrial exhibition held in Canada, and
Canadian Pacific Railway
The contract for construction of the railway
was signed Oct. 2...
Fuller Thomas Brock 1810-1884 Born In Kingston Educated At The
Grammar Schools at Hamilton and York and at Chambly Theological...
Verrazano Giovanni Du
Born near Florence, Italy, in 1470. Entered
French marine serv...
Chartered in 1849 as the Toronto, Sarnia, and Lake
Crooks James 1778-1860 Born In Scotland Came To Canada 1794 And
settled at Niagara. Engaged in mercantile life. Commanded a com...
Rises in a small lake, a little west of long. 110 deg.,
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, landed at Grand Cibou, 200; w...
See Morel de la Durantaye.
(Count Frontenac era) Commandant of Fort Pemaquid, fires on Ind...
Uniacke Richard John 1753-1830 Born At Castletown County Cork
Ireland. Emigrated to the West Indies, 1773; went from there to...
(Lord Dorchester era) Its effect in the United States, 272, 273...
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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