Canadian History Dictionary Iroquois
A confederation of tribes, at first five, the Cayuga,
A village on the St. Lawrence, north shore, below
Russian-american Fur Company
Chartered in 1799, with a monopoly of
the fur trade of Russian...
Presbyterian Church In Canada
Had its beginnings early in the
eighteenth century in Nova Sco...
A once-powerful tribe, who spoke a dialect of the Iroquois,
Index : Lord Dorchester Era Canadians Petition For Its Restoration To Canada Bib :
Cartwright, Sixteen Years on the Coast of Labrador; Hind,
Index : Sir John A Macdonald Era Sir John A Macdonald's Early Life In 2 Practises Law
there, 5; elected alderman of, 10; asked to be Conservative can...
L'auberiviere Francois Louis De Pourroy De
Roman Catholic bishop of
Quebec, 1739-1740, succeeding Dosquet...
Arrived at Quebec in August, 1661; appointed first cure
La Motte Pierre De St Paul Sieur De
Came to Canada with the
Carignan Regiment, 1665. Built Fort St...
Mcbride Richard 1870- Born In New Westminster British Columbia
Educated at the public and high schools, New Westminster. Elect...
Radisson Pierre Esprit 1620?-1710? Born In Paris Came To Canada
in 1651, and settled at Three Rivers. In 1652 captured by the I...
Robinson Colonel Beverley 1723-1792 Born In Thornbury England
Entered the army; took part as a major, under Wolfe, in the att...
(George Brown Era) George Brown writes Macdonald of widespread
(Bishop Laval era) Many of colonists natives of, 116.
(Sir James Douglas era) His voyage to North-West Coast for sea-...
Prescott Richard 1725-1788 Born In England Entered The Army And
promoted major, 1756; lieutenant-colonel, 1762, and served in E...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Merchant, compensation awarded to, fo...
Taylor Sir Henry 1800-1886 Born In England In 1824 Appointed To
the permanent staff of the colonial office, with which he was c...
Halliburton Sir Brenton 1773-1860 Joseph Howe Era Chief-justice Of Nova
Scotia, presides at trial of Joseph Howe for libel, 24; contest...
La Galissonniere Rolland-michel Barren Comte De
Came to New France
as administrator of the government until the arrival of the governor,
Marquis de la Jonquiere. Returned to France, 1749; the same year
appointed one of the commissioners on behalf of the French government,
to settle the boundaries of Acadia. Head of the department of nautical
charts at Paris. Commanded the French fleet at Minorca, 1756, and
defeated the British under Admiral Byng. Died in Nemours, France, 1756.
Is said to have furnished money and supplies to the Abbe de la Loutre to
enable him to carry on his work in Acadia. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Foresaw danger
from British colonies, 21. =Bib.=: Memoire sur les Colonies de la
France dans l'Amerique Septentrionale. For biog., see Parkman,
Montcalm and Wolfe; Selections from the Public Documents of Nova
Scotia, ed. by Akins; Tyrrell, Papers in Nova Scotia Documents.
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