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On the British Columbia coast. Used by the Hudson's
(Wilmot era) Delegate to England to represent New Brunswick
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Peters Susan Ann
(Tilley era) Mother of Sir Leonard Tilley, 5.
Pakington Sir John
Royal Highland Emigrants
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Regiment raised in Canada, 111, 1...
(General Brock era) Surrenders Michilimackinac, 211; killed at
(Egerton Ryerson era) His visit to England in 1831, 90.
(Lord Elgin era) Measures for their relief, 1847-1848, 46-47;
(Lord Dorchester era) Entertains Carleton at Three Rivers, 89; ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Merchant, compensation awarded to, fo...
Uniacke James Boyle
Son of Richard John Uniacke. Practised law in
Nova Scotia. Ent...
Rises in Rocky Mountains, and flows into Strait of
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Meaning of the term--attitude of pub...
(George Brown Era) Need of, in Upper Canada, shown by George Br...
Germans And Dutch
(Lord Dorchester era) Large admixture of, among United Empire
Perrot Nicolas 1620-1697 Born In France Came To Canada And
entered the service of the government at Quebec. Went on severa...
Daly Sir Dominick 1798-1868 Born In Ireland Came To Canada 1825
provincial secretary for Lower Canada, 1827-1840; provincial se...
(General Brock era) Younger brother of Brock, 15; gallant condu...
Lacoste Sir Alexandre 1842- Born At Boucherville Quebec
Educated at Laval University; studied law and called to the bar...
Keefer Thomas Coltrin 1821- Born At Thorold Ontario Engaged In
the enlargement of the Welland Canal, 1841-1845, and then transferred to
the Ottawa River works, 1845-1849. Made a survey of the St. Lawrence
rapids, 1850; and prepared the report and plans which resulted in the
building of the Victoria bridge at Montreal. Instrumental in securing
the deepening of the St. Lawrence channel and the adoption of the
standard gauge on Canadian railways. Served as Canadian commissioner at
the London exhibitions of 1851 and 1862, and the Paris exhibition of
1878, and also on the International Deep Waterways Commission. Author of
a number of articles and papers on engineering and public questions.
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