Canadian History Dictionary Rodney George Brydges Baron 1718-1792 Born In Walton-upon-thames
England. Educated at Harrow School. Entered the navy; promoted
Normanby Constantine Henry Phipps Marquis Of 1797-1863 Entered
Parliament, 1818; appointed governor of Jamaica, 1832; entered ...
(John Graves Simcoe era) First attorney-general of Upper Canada...
(Count Frontenac era) Erected at Cataraqui, 83; conceded to La ...
Montcalm Louis Joseph Marquis De 1712-1759 Wolfe / Montcalm Era Seigneur De Saint
Veran, his appointment as commander-in-chief in New France, 1; ...
Index : Sir James Douglas Era His Rule At Sitka 44 His Character 44 His Death 1819
45, =Bib.=: Laut, Vikings of the Pacific.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Champlain consults with, 133.
Capital of the province of Saskatchewan, and formerly of the
Cook Captain James 1728-1779 Served In Canada During Siege Of
Quebec, 1759. Discovered New Zealand, 1769, and New South Wales...
Index : Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks Era At Farewell Banquet To La Fontaine 1851 354
(General Brock era) Brother of Sir Isaac, served in Royal
Somerville Alexander 1811-1885 Born In Scotland Served In The
regular army. Came to Canada, 1858. Took up newspaper work; for...
Jolliet Louis 1645-1700 Born At Quebec Son Of A Wagon-maker In
the employ of the Company of New France. Educated by the Jesuit...
An island on the southern coast of Newfoundland, which,
Lafayette Marie Jean Paul Joseph Roche Yves Gilbert Du Motier Marquis
de= (1757-1834). Sailed for America in 1777, with a number of o...
Index : Samuel De Champlain Era English Commissioner In Matter Of Canada 214 Bib :
Dict. Nat. Biog.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, drowned, 200.
Bonsecours Chapel Of
(Bishop Laval era) United to parish of Montreal, 176;
Young Sir William 1799-1887 Born At Falkirk Scotland Educated At
Glasgow University. Came to Nova Scotia; studied law, and calle...
Aube-riviere Francois Louis De Pourroy De L'
Appointed bishop of
Quebec, Aug. 16, 1739. Arrived at Quebec, ...
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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