Canadian History Dictionary Portland Railway Convention
(Wilmot era) Its object to secure a shorter route
to Europe, 1...
An important seaport of Nova Scotia; formerly the capital of
Courts Of Justice
(Lord Dorchester era) Established, 13; not satisfactory to
(Bishop Laval era) Practised in colony in early days, 122.
Born in Scotland. Came to Canada, and entered
the service of t...
Gibson John Morrison 1842- Educated At The University Of Toronto
studied law and called to the bar of Ontario, 1867. Elected to ...
(Count Frontenac era) Huron chief, wrecks peace negotiations wi...
Dunmore John Murray Earl Of 1732-1809 Royal Governor Of Virginia
appointed 1771. Returned to England after the Revolutionary War...
Halliburton Sir Brenton 1773-1860 Joseph Howe Era Chief-justice Of Nova
Scotia, presides at trial of Joseph Howe for libel, 24; contest...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) A strong defence on left bank of St. Cha...
Carter Sir Frederic Bowker Terrington 1819-1900 Born At St
John's, Newfoundland. Studied law and called to the bar of Newf...
Cass Lewis 1782-1866 Served Under General Hull In War Of 1812
Drew up Hull's flamboyant proclamation to the people of Canada....
Burns Robert Easton 1805-1863 Born In Niagara Called To The Bar
of Upper Canada, 1827. Practised at Niagara, St. Catharines, an...
(Bishop Laval era) On the zeal of the missionaries, 61.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In battle of the Plains, 257.
Meredith Sir William Collis 1812-1894 Born In Dublin Ireland
Emigrated to Canada; in 1836 called to the bar of Montreal, and...
A French coureur de bois, whose tragic death forms the
Mcculloch J R
(Lord Sydenham era) Political economist, 13.
Mclean Archibald 1791-1865 Born In Scotland Emigrated To Canada
with his father; educated at Cornwall Grammar School. In 1812 s...
Howe William Viscount 1729-1814 Brother Of George Augustus
Viscount Howe (q.v.), and Admiral Lord Howe. Commanded light infantry
under Wolfe at Quebec, 1759. Succeeded Gage as commander-in-chief in
America, 1775. Commanded forces at Bunker Hill. Defeated Washington at
White Plains, 1776, and at Brandywine, 1777. Recalled, 1778. Became
governor of Berwick, and later of Plymouth. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Replaces Gage
as commander-in-chief, 110; his estimate of Loyalists, 268. (Lord Dorchester era) Orders
reinforcements to Quebec, 92; abandons Boston and occupies New York,
160; his weak conduct of campaign, 160; Germain's neglect to inform him
of his plan of campaign, 172. (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Calls for volunteers for first
landing at Wolfe's Cove, 176; captures posts at Samos and Sillery, 183.
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