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Located at Toronto. Formed in 1887 from the union
of Toronto B...
Henry Alexander The Younger
Nephew of preceding. Entered service of
North West Company abo...
Born in England. Came to Montreal, and engaged in the
St Vincent John Jervis Earl Of 1735-1823 British Admiral Served
at Quebec in 1759; defeated Spanish fleet off Cape St. Vincent,...
Dunn Thomas 1731-1818 Engaged In Mercantile Life Came To Canada
shortly after the conquest. In 1764 appointed a member of the f...
Ultimate source is at the head waters of the Bow
River, about ...
(General Brock era) Early name of Hamilton, 52. See also
Seat Of Government
(Lord Sydenham era) Question of, 280-282; Sydenham in favour of...
(George Brown Era) Agitated by Brown and the Globe, 75; the Can...
Howland Sir William Pearce 1811-1907 Born At Paulings New York
Came to Canada in 1830. Represented West York in the Legislatur...
(General Brock era) Captured at sea by United States
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Sympathy with rebels expressed in...
Erskine David Montagu Second Baron 1776-1855 General Brock Era British
minister at Washington, premature announcement of, with respect...
Robertson Thomas Jaffray
(Egerton Ryerson era) First principal of Toronto Normal
Index : Sir James Douglas Era Built By Hudson's Bay Company At Mouth Of Naas River
1831, 116; moved forty miles south, 1834, 120. =Bib.=: Walbran,...
(Count Frontenac era) Niece of Talon, wife of Francois Perrot, ...
Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era His Letter In Reference To George Brown 496 Sir John A Macdonald Era Leader
of opposition in succession to George Brown, 150; Supreme Court...
A famous coureur de bois who accompanied Champlain
on his expl...
A city of Western Ontario, situated on the Speed River, in the
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Dismissed by Head, 306.
La Barre Joseph Antoine Lefebvre De
Governor of La Guyane in 1665;
and in 1682 arrived in Quebec as governor of Canada. His administration
marked by hopeless incompetence; recalled, 1685. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) Succeeds
Frontenac as governor, 168; a feeble administrator, 185; prejudiced at
first against the bishop, 188; convokes a special assembly, 190; asks
for more troops, 191; his expedition against Iroquois, 193; makes terms
of peace, 193; recalled, 193. (Count Frontenac era) Governor, arrival of, 171; summons
conference on Indian question, 172; applies for troops, 172; criticized
in despatches by intendant, 173, 174; takes to illegitimate trading,
175; disparages discoveries of La Salle, 176; seizes Fort Frontenac and
Fort St. Louis, 177, 179; instructed to restore to La Salle all his
property, 180; his unwise instruction to Iroquois, 180; decides to make
war on Senecas, 181; corresponds with Colonel Dongan, governor of New
York, 182; leads expedition, 183; arranges ignominious terms of peace,
186; recalled, 188; unfitness for his position, 189; results of his weak
policy, 198, 209. =Bib.=: Parkman, Frontenac and La Salle.
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