Canadian History Dictionary Young Sir William 1799-1887 Born At Falkirk Scotland Educated At
Glasgow University. Came to Nova Scotia; studied law, and calle...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) French retreat from, 62.
Kirke Sir David 1596-1655? Born In Dieppe Son Of A Scottish
merchant. Went to England, and, with his two brothers, given co...
Nelson Horatio Viscount 1758-1805 Born At Burnham Thorpe
England. In 1770 entered the navy; in 1794 served under Lord Ho...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Champlain's establishment at, for rai...
Duplessis De Ste Helene Mere Andre
(Bishop Laval era) Her piety, 92.
Bib : Dict Nat Biog Garnett Edward Gibbon Wakefield Dent
Last Forty Years.
Parkman Francis 1823-1893 Born In Boston Educated At Harvard
where he graduated, 1844. While still at college decided to wri...
Second-in-command, under Admiral Saunders, before
Historian. =Index=: (Joseph Howe era) Contributes to The Club
(John Graves Simcoe era) French priest, deported, 190.
La Motte Cadillac Antoine De
Son of Jean de La Motte, Sieur de
Cadillac, de Launay et de Mo...
A tributary of the St. Lawrence. Total length, 685
Maisonneuve Paul De Chomedy Sieur De
In this "devout and valiant
gentleman," as Parkman says, lived...
Huddy Captain Joshua
(Lord Dorchester era) Hanging of, 198.
(General Brock era) Government vessel, foundering of, in Lake O...
Company Of New France Compagnie Des Cent-associes
1627, by Cardinal Richelieu, on the advice of Isa...
Quebec Province Lower Canada Cartes Du Gouvernement De Quebec Leuee
en l'annee 1709 par les ordres de Monseigneur le Comre de Pontc...
Also known at one time as Jack River House. A post of
See Mouet de Moras de Langlade.
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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