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(John Graves Simcoe era) Arrangement with Lower Canada respecti...
Fort St Joseph
(General Brock era) Stores despatched to, 202.
Gosford Archibald Acheson Second Earl Of 1775?-1849
Governor-general of Canada, 1835-1838. =Index=: (Louis Joseph P...
Isle Aux Noix
On the Richelieu River. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) ...
Joly De Lotbiniere Sir Henri Gustave 1829-1908 Studied Law And
called to the bar, 1855. Elected to Assembly for Lotbiniere, 18...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Member of Legislative Council, 79.
(General Brock era) On United States ships, 83, 108; benefits C...
(General Brock era) Arrested, 127; discharged, 128. (Sir George...
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Organic Existence Since 1849 1 First Named Quadra And
Vancouver Island by Vancouver, 35; only nominal possession at e...
Son of Antoine Daniel, of Dieppe. Made a notable
voyage to New...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Correspondent of Haldimand's, 315...
Rogers Sir F
Ripon George Frederick Samuel Robinson First Marquess 1827-
Succeeded his father as Earl of Ripon, 1859, and his uncle as E...
Melbourne William Lamb Second Viscount 1779-1848 Born In London
England. Educated at Eton, Cambridge, and Glasgow. Entered Parl...
(Tilley era) Master of Madras School, Gagetown, New Brunswick,
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Attempt to settle Alabama question b...
Index : General Brock Era United States Representative In England Presents Claims
on account of Chesapeake matter, 84; United States secretary of...
Index : Louis Joseph Papineau Era Follows Papineau's Leadership 34 Urges Him To Accept
mission to England, to oppose union of Canadas, 45. =Bib.=: Cyc...
(General Brock era) Issued by Napoleon in 1808, 110; disastrous...
Intendant of New France, 1675-1682. His
commission invested hi...
A confederation of tribes, at first five, the Cayuga,
Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, and Seneca, to which the Tuscarora was added
after 1726, as well as the remnants of many other tribes. They were
known to the English colonists as the Five Nations, and later as the Six
Nations. They called themselves Ongwanonsionni, "we are of the
extended lodge." When they first came into contact with Europeans, they
occupied the country between Lake Champlain and the Genesee River, and
this remained their home territory, but they ranged far and wide,
carrying their conquering raids eastwards to the Kennebec, westwards to
Lake Michigan, north to the Hudson Bay watershed, and south to the
Tennessee. They numbered about 16,000 in 1677, and after dropping to
10,000 in the next century, they returned to their original strength at
the opening of the twentieth century. About two-thirds are on
reservations in Canada; the remainder in New York. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era)
Champlain joins Hurons and Algonquians in attacking, 9, 10, 14; nearly
exterminate Hurons, 26, 35; demand establishment of French colony in
their country, 40; their confederacy, of what tribes composed, 41;
attack remnant of Hurons on Island of Orleans, 41; checked at Long Sault
on the Ottawa by heroism of Dollard and his companions, 44; Governor
Courcelles marches against, 52; similar expedition led by Tracy, 53;
invited by Frontenac to conference, 79; consent to make a peace
including Indian allies of French, 82; under La Barre's administration,
seize canoes of French traders, 181; La Barre's expedition against, 183;
Denonville's, 207-214; capture of a number of peaceful Iroquois for
king's galleys, 215; reprisals, 218, 219; massacre of Lachine, 224; send
envoys to meet Frontenac, 238; native eloquence, 239; worsted in
skirmish on Ottawa River, 243; Mohawk opinion of Schenectady massacre,
248; ill-treat embassy from Frontenac, 262; renew their attacks, 307;
party of, destroyed at Repentigny, 308; three prisoners burnt alive,
309; another party surprised and destroyed, 319; expedition against
(Mohawks), 321; peace negotiations, 337; Onondaga orator, Teganissorens
(Decanisora), 338; Frontenac's campaign against, 350. (Samuel de Champlain era) Champlain
assists his Indian allies against, 49; originally settled on the St.
Lawrence, 50; form great confederation of five tribes, 50; attacked by
Montaignais, assisted by Champlain, near mouth of Richelieu River, 62;
again, by Hurons, assisted by Champlain, on the Oswego River, 102; make
an attack near Quebec, 139; embassy sent to, 163. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Destroy mission
at Three Rivers, 43; in general alliance with British, 148; country of,
pillaged by Butler's Rangers, 151. (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Traditional foes of the French,
16. (Bishop Laval era) Destroy Huron mission, 5; converted settlements of, 9; their
extermination of the Hurons, 39; heroic resistance offered to, at the
Long Sault, 72; depredations committed by, 191; La Barre's expedition
against, 193; threatening attitude of, 213; Denonville's expedition
against, 215; negotiations with, 216; descend on Lachine, 225; ravage
surrounding country, 227; Frontenac marches against, 233. (General Brock era) Their
lands encroached upon by Americans, 149; attacked by United States
troops at Tippecanoe, 174-176; their bitter sense of wrong, 177; obtain
grant of land on the Grand River, 189; effect on, of Hull's advance
into Canada, 214; greatly impressed by the capture of Detroit, 263.
See Senecas; Mohawks; Onondagas; Cayugas; Oneidas. =Bib.=: Hodge,
Handbook of American Indians; Schoolcraft, Indian Tribes; Morgan,
League of the Iroquois; Colden, History of the Five Nations;
McKenzie, The Six Nations Indians in Canada; Hale, Iroquois Book of
Rites; Parkman, Old Regime, Jesuits in North America, Frontenac,
and Half Century of Conflict; Fiske, New France and New England.
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