Canadian History Dictionary Riall Sir Phineas
Entered the army, 1794; lieutenant-colonel, 1806;
saw service ...
La Tour Charles Amador De
Son of Claude de la Tour. Came to Acadia
in 1610 with his fath...
(Egerton Ryerson era) Founded at York (Toronto), 1829, 82; Eger...
Methodist Church In Canada
Can be traced back to 1772, when a party
of Yorkshire Methodis...
Talbot Thomas 1771-1853 Rose To The Rank Of Colonel In The British
army, and for a time attached to the staff of Governor Simcoe. ...
Membre Zenobius 1645-1687 Born In France The First Novice In The
Recollet province of St. Anthony. In 1675 came to Canada; in 16...
Papineau Denis B
(Lord Elgin era) Brother of Louis Joseph Papineau, 35; Metcalfe...
A city of Western Ontario, situated on the Speed River, in the
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) In command at Pensacola, 65; his
(Egerton Ryerson era) Joins Methodists, and sent as missionary ...
Area, 73,956 square miles. The province was created in 1870,
(Samuel de Champlain era) Carpenter to De Monts's expedition, 2...
A partner of the North West Company. =Index=:
(Sir Frederick H...
King's Printer Upper Canada
(John Graves Simcoe era) Louis Roy, first incumbent of
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
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 can...
Ordre Du Bon Temps
(Samuel de Champlain era) Social club established at Port Royal...
Index : Count Frontenac Era Assassination Of 11 Samuel De Champlain Era Assassinated 64 Bib :
Chambers, Biog. Dict.
(Wilmot era) Conducts Madras system of schools in New Brunswick...
(Count Frontenac era) Governor Villebon of Acadia establishes h...
Isbister Alexander K
(1820-1883). Born in the territories of the
Hudson's Bay Company; employed by the Company, 1838-1840, in the
Mackenzie River district. Went to England, about 1841; educated there,
and practised law in London. A half-breed himself, he ably pressed the
cause of the Indians and half-breeds upon the attention of the British
government. Also gave evidence before the parliamentary Committee of
1857. For some years master of the Stationers' School in England and
Dean of the College of Preceptors. Left a large sum of money to found
scholarships in connection with the University of Manitoba. =Index=: (George Brown Era)
A native of the North-West Territories--his good work on behalf of the
Red River Settlement, 212; Brown's high opinion of, 212; suggests
annexation by Canada of western territory, 213. =Bib.=: Report on
Hudson's Bay Company, 1857; Bryce, Hudson's Bay Company.
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