Canadian History Dictionary Charny-lauzon
Former name of the city of Ottawa. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdona...
Sherbrooke Sir John Coape 1760-1830 Born In Nottinghamshire
England. Entered the army; took part in the capture of Seringap...
An important Algonquian tribe, formerly ranging
Maisonneuve Paul De Chomedy Sieur De
In this "devout and valiant
gentleman," as Parkman says, lived...
Index : Joseph Howe Era Appointed Solicitor-general 1834 57 Becomes Member Of
Executive and Legislative Councils, 1838, 57; leader of party o...
(Lord Dorchester era) Sent to occupy fort at St. Johns, 84; sur...
A tribe of the Iroquois confederacy. Their country lay west
Index : Lord Elgin Era One Of The Leaders Of The Liberals In Lower Canada In 1851
109; becomes attorney-general for Lower Canada in Hincks-Morin
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commanded to evacuate Johnstone's redoub...
A pre-Aryan race, occupying the border-land between France
Bib : Cyc Am Biog Rhodes History Of The United States
Came to Canada, 1639, with Madame de la Peltrie,
Marie de l'In...
The name has been popularly applied to the whole territory
Dreuilletes Gabriel 1610-1681 Studied At Jesuit College Toulouse
In 1643 came to Canada and spent a year in study of Algonquian ...
Barker T B
(Tilley era) Founder of business firm of St. John, 8.
Bib : Ganong Place-nomenclature Of New Brunswick R S C 1896
Denys, Acadia, ed. by Ganong; Dawson, St. Lawrence Basin.
Montreal Island Of
(Lord Dorchester era) Limit of French settlement, 8; governorsh...
(Tilley era) Came over in the Mayflower in 1620, 2.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Sloop of war, commanded by Captain Jervi...
Lafayette Marie Jean Paul Joseph Roche Yves Gilbert Du Motier Marquis
de= (1757-1834). Sailed for America in 1777, with a number of other
French officers, and appointed by Congress a major-general. Met
Washington at Philadelphia, and a close friendship sprang up between the
two. Wounded at Brandywine. Given command of a division of Washington's
army. In 1778 appointed to the command of an expedition against Canada,
which ended in a fiasco. Served with distinction at Monmouth, and later
in Virginia. Secured from France an auxiliary force of 6000 men to
assist the Americans. After the close of the war, commanded a division
of the French army in the war against Austria, 1792, but removed by the
Jacobins, and fled to Belgium. Captured, and imprisoned by the
Austrians, and not set free until 1797. After Waterloo, sat in the
Chamber of Deputies, 1818-1824; visited the United States in the latter
year; and in 1830 instrumental in placing Louis Philippe on the throne.
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