Canadian History Dictionary Murray
(Lord Dorchester era) One of the protesting members of Council ...
Soissons Charles De Bourbon Comte De 1565-1612 At The Urgent
solicitation of Champlain, who was in desperate need of a power...
Melville Henry Dundas First Viscount 1742-1811 Sat For
Midlothian, 1774-1790, and for Edinburgh, 1790-1802; home secre...
Denison George Taylor 1839- Police Magistrate At Toronto Since
1877. Commanded Governor-General's Bodyguard in Fenian Raid, 18...
Riviere Aux Raisins
(John Graves Simcoe era) Boundary of territory dependent on Det...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Grant of, to Sir Thomas Gates, 223.
(John Graves Simcoe era) First attorney-general of Upper Canada...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Interpreter, 144.
Born, 1812. Member of the British House of Commons
for Eyre, 1...
Blair Adam Johnston Fergusson 1815-1867 Member Of The Legislative
Assembly of Canada, 1848-1857; appointed to the Legislative Cou...
(Bishop Laval era) Royal engineer, directs erection of fortific...
(Count Frontenac era) Name given to trading Company formed by i...
Newspaper published at Toronto. Established, 1880. =Index=: (Wi...
Brought up as a draper; drifted to the West Indies,
where he h...
A county in Ontario, on the St. Lawrence. Named after the
Buckingham Richard Plantagenet Grenville Third Duke Of 1823-1889
Born in England. Entered Parliament, 1846; lord of the treasury...
Town in Ontario, situated at mouth of River Maitland, Huron
Plan of Fort St. John on the river Chambly, Quebec, May 7,
Canadian Pacific Railway
The contract for construction of the railway
was signed Oct. 2...
A tribe of the Iroquois family, dwelling chiefly in
Kane Paul 1810-1871 Born In Toronto Received His First Training
under Drury, the drawing-master at Upper Canada College. Spent the years
1836-1840 in the United States; and then sailed for Europe, where he
studied art in Italy and throughout the continent. Returned to Toronto
in 1845, and shortly after set out on a tour of the western territories
of the Hudson's Bay Company. Visited many of the tribes, from Lake
Superior to the Pacific, and brought back with him in 1848 several
hundred sketches, from which he painted a series of oil pictures of
Indian life and western scenery. Some years after, published a narrative
of this journey, illustrated from his own sketches. =Bib.=: Wanderings
of an Artist among the Indians of North America. For biog., see
Morgan, Cel. Can.; Cyc. Am. Biog.; MacMurchy, Canadian Literature.
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