Canadian History Dictionary Queen Charlotte Islands
A group in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast
of British Columbi...
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...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Physician, accompanied Champlain to Q...
(Joseph Howe era) Chosen leader of Anti-Confederation party in
Proclamation Of 1764
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Attorney-general Yorke's opinion of...
(Bishop Laval era) Aubert's description of, 118, 119; habits an...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Montagnais chief, 159.
Index : Count Frontenac Era English Claim To Disputed By France 204 La Barre
instructed to check English encroachments in, 205; expedition u...
Stoney Creek Battle Of
Took place on June 5, 1813, when the American
troops, under Ge...
Lawrence Joseph W
(Tilley era) Supports Tilley in 1850, 10.
Bib : Hannay History Of New Brunswick
Societies for improving the conditions of agriculture
See Aubert de la Chesnaye.
Notre Dame De Montreal
(Bishop Laval era) Parish erected, 175; united to Seminary,
(Tilley era) Attorney-general, New Brunswick, appointed to
(Wilmot era) Votes against address of New Brunswick Assembly, 4...
Came to Canada, 1639, with Madame de la Peltrie,
Marie de l'In...
Wake Sir Isaac 1580-1632 Born At Hartwell Northamptonshire
England. Educated at Oxford. Entered the diplomatic service, an...
Neuchatel Canton Of
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Haldimand born in, 3.
Fairfield John 1797-1847 Sat In Congress 1835-1839 Governor Of
Maine, 1839-1840, and 1842. Member of the United States Senate,...
Johnson Sir William 1715-1774 Born In Ireland Came To America In
1738, to take charge of the estates of his uncle, Sir Peter Warren.
Appointed Indian agent in 1744, and obtained unrivalled influence over
the Six Nations. In 1755 became superintendent of the affairs of the Six
Nations. The same year made major-general and commander-in-chief of the
expedition against the French. Defeated Dieskau at Lake George, and
received the thanks of Parliament, a baronetcy, and a vote of L5000.
Served with Abercrombie in 1758, and in 1759 captured Niagara from the
French. Accompanied Amherst to Montreal in 1760. Mainly instrumental in
settling and developing the Mohawk Valley. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era) Quiets
discontent of Six Nations, 5, 6. (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Takes possession of Fort Niagara,
26; takes precedence of Haldimand, 27; his influence with Six Nations
Indians, 27; his Indians not allowed to attack La Galette, 28; retires
for the winter, 29; leaves Oswego for Montreal, under Amherst, 35; his
opinion on enlistment of Canadian corps, 57; takes Niagara, 121; his
Indian widow, 154; death of, 155; Indians' opinion of, 157; leave
granted to, to hold western posts for England, 257. (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Captures Fort
Niagara, 146. =Bib.=: Language, Customs, and Manners of the Six
Nations (Phil. Soc. of Phila. Trans., 1772); Correspondence (Doc.
Hist. N. Y.); Reid, Story of Old Fort Johnson. For biog., see
Morgan, Cel. Can.; Stone, Life of Sir William Johnson; Buell, Sir
William Johnson; Bradley, The Fight with France; Parkman, Montcalm
and Wolfe and Conspiracy of Pontiac; Cyc. Am. Biog.
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