Canadian History Dictionary Peace River Pass
The gorge cut by the Peace River through the Rocky
(Wilmot era) Member for Queens, New Brunswick, an advocate of
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Rescues French soldiers from floating ic...
Earthquake Of 1663
Known in Canadian history as the "Great
Earthquake." The most ...
Dickey Robert Barry 1811-1903 Born In Amherst Nova Scotia
Studied law, and called to the bar of Nova Scotia, and of New B...
(Lord Elgin era) Solicitor-general, last in Hincks-Morin govern...
Simcoe John Graves 1752-1806 John Graves Simcoe Era Speaks In House Of Commons On
Constitutional Act, 7, 8; birth and family, 15; death of his fa...
O'connell Daniel 1775-1847 Irish Statesman Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era
Befriends Mackenzie, 221. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.; Chambers, B...
Jesuit missionary. Accompanied La Verendrye
on his Western exp...
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Legislation under Sydenham...
Robinson Sir John Beverley 1791-1863 Educated At Dr Strachan's
school, Kingston; studied law and became acting attorney-genera...
Seely Alexander Mclaughlan 1812-1882 Born In St John New
Brunswick. Engaged in lumbering, shipbuilding, and in banking. ...
Somerset Edward Adolphus Seymour Twelfth Duke Of 1804-1885 Sat In
House of Commons, 1830-1855; first commissioner of works, 1851-...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Huron tribe devoted to the French, 92...
White Thomas 1830-1888 Born In Montreal Educated At The High
school there. Joined the editorial staff of the Quebec Gazette;...
(Sir James Douglas era) Associated with Edgar Dewdney in buildi...
Now known as Wolfe's Cove. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Guar...
Needham William H
(Tilley era) Elected for St. John, 10, 18; character, 12,
Savage Thomas 1608-1682 Went To Massachusetts In 1635 With Sir
Harry Vane, and the following year elected a freeman of Boston....
(Lord Dorchester era) A disaffected Montrealer, 122, 123.
Index : Sir John A Macdonald Era Sir John A Macdonald's Early Life In 2 Practises Law
there, 5; elected alderman of, 10; asked to be Conservative candidate
for, 11; elected for, 12; constituency represented by Macdonald, with
one short break, throughout his whole public career, 12, 16, 31, 211;
its rivalry for seat of government, 39; meeting at, protests against
Rebellion Losses Bill, 42; dissatisfied with selection of Ottawa as
capital, 85; difficulty over visit of Prince of Wales, 1860, 88;
Macdonald defeated in, 1878, 228. (John Graves Simcoe era) Government of Upper Canada
organized at, 79; rejected by Simcoe in favour of York as arsenal for
Lake Ontario, 204; Simcoe spends winter of 1794-1795 at, 211; growth of
the town, 211. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Selected by Sydenham as capital, reasons for the
choice, 73; its history, 73-75; the legislative building, 85-86;
Assembly passes resolution declaring city not suitable as seat of
government, 147; reception to Metcalfe, 155; not satisfactory as
capital, 180; Harrison member for, 182; serious trouble between
Orangemen and Roman Catholics, 187; severe fire of 1812, 298; special
powers granted to magistrates of, 298, 300. (Lord Sydenham era) Chosen as seat of
government, 282, 292; accommodation at, for Legislature and government
offices, 293. (General Brock era) An important military post, 56; differing views of
Dorchester and Simcoe respecting, 56; Brock stations deputy
quartermaster-general at, 80. See Frontenac; Cataraqui. =Bib.=:
Machar, Old Kingston.