Canadian History Dictionary Marshall John George 1786-1880 Born In Nova Scotia Educated At
Halifax, and called to the bar, 1808. Represented Sydney in the...
Perrot Nicolas 1620-1697 Born In France Came To Canada And
entered the service of the government at Quebec. Went on severa...
May Sir Thomas Erskine
Logan Sir William Edmond 1798-1875 Born At Montreal Of United
Empire Loyalist descent. Educated at the University of Edinburg...
(Count Frontenac era) Secretary to Frontenac, 139.
Boscawen Edward 1711-1761 Born In England Served At Porto Bello
1739-1740; at Cartagena, 1741; and in the West Indies, 1747. Co...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Shot for desertion, 73.
(Wilmot era) Of Halifax, establishes first Madras school in St....
Near Quebec. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Formerly Mo...
Bradstreet Simon 1603-1697 Born In England Educated At Cambridge
and emigrated to Massachusetts, where he became assistant judge...
Newspaper published at Toronto; established, 1844. =Index=: (Ge...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Secretary of De Monts, 33.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Carpenter to De Monts's expedition, 2...
Nesle Captain De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Brings out settlers, 252.
(Count Frontenac era) Cayuga chief, brought back from France by...
Argenson Pierre De Voyer Vicomte D' 1626-1710 Succeeded Jean De
Lauson as governor of New France, 1658. His governorship marked...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Indian name of Lake Simcoe, 93. See al...
Bourdon Jean 1602-1668 Born In Normandy Came To Canada 1634
Engaged for some years as a civil engineer and land surveyor; s...
Gray John Hamilton 1811-1887 Born In Prince Edward Island Entered
the army, 1831, and served for twenty-one years, retiring 1852....
(Samuel de Champlain era) Physician, accompanied Champlain to Q...
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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