Canadian History Dictionary Milbank Sound
West coast of British Columbia, north of Queen
One of the largest tributaries of the Mississippi,
(General Brock era) Brig belonging to North West Company, 210; ...
Minto Gilbert John Murray Kynynmond Elliot Earl 1847- Educated
at Eton and Cambridge, and entered the army, 1867. Served with ...
Robertson James 1839-1902 Born In Scotland Removed To Canada And
educated at the University of Toronto, Union Theological Semina...
Melville Henry Dundas Third Viscount 1801-1876 Served Through
Rebellion of 1837. General, 1868. =Index=: (William Lyon Macken...
Warner Seth 1743-1784 Born In Roxbury Connecticut At The
outbreak of the American Revolution, joined the ranks of the pa...
Bib : Memoire Sur La Vie De Laval
(Bishop Laval era) Comes out as royal commissioner to take
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) British post at mouth of Oswego R...
Grant Sir William 1752-1832 Commanded Volunteers At Siege Of
Quebec, 1775; attorney-general of Canada, 1776; chief-justice o...
Voltaire Francois Marie Arouet De 1694-1778 French Writer
Prevost Major Augustin
Son of preceding. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Intere...
Southern extension of Hudson Bay, discovered in 1610, by
Schank John 1740-1823 Born In Scotland Entered The Navy 1758
Commanded the Canso in the St. Lawrence, 1766. Placed in charge...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Repulse of British forces at, 18-...
Gibson John Morrison 1842- Educated At The University Of Toronto
studied law and called to the bar of Ontario, 1867. Elected to ...
(General Brock era) In command at Fort George, 225.
(General Brock era) On Niagara River, battery at, 299, 301.
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Demands disallowance of New Brunsw...
Hull William 1753-1825 Born In Derby Conn Educated At Yale
University, and called to the bar, 1775. Served with distinction during
the Revolutionary War; major-general of militia in Massachusetts and a
member of the federal Senate; appointed governor of Michigan, 1805;
commander of the north-western army of the United States, 1812.
Surrendered Detroit to General Brock, 1812; tried by court-martial, and
sentenced to be shot; sentence commuted. Resided at Newton, Mass., until
his death. =Index=: (General Brock era) Marches north, 203; crosses Detroit River and
occupies Sandwich, 208, 213; his proclamation to the people of Canada,
213, 217, 235; his baggage and stores captured, 218; his supplies under
Major Van Horne captured, 237; re-crosses river to Detroit, 238;
summoned to surrender, and refuses, 251; surrenders with his whole army,
255; sent to Montreal as prisoner of war, 261, 265; released on parole,
283; makes bad impression on English officers, 283; court-martialled,
sentenced to death, but sentence remitted, 283, 284. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am.
Biog.; Campbell, Life and Services of General William Hull;
Cruikshank, General Hull's Invasion of Canada in 1812 (R. S. C.,