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(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Third aide-de-camp to Montcalm, 2; accom...
Cape Diamond Quebec
(Samuel de Champlain era) Fortified, 157.
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Gugy Conrad Augustus
Educated at Cornwall under John Strachan.
Served for a time in...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Elected to the Assembly, 150; deli...
St Maurice Forges
Were situated on the river St. Maurice, about nine
(Bishop Laval era) Life of Olier by, 135.
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Wilfrid Laurier and the Liberal Party.
Rises in the Rocky Mountains, at the headwaters of Bow
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Newfoundland; Machray, Life of Archbishop Machray.
(Bishop Laval era) Dispute respecting, between Louis XIV and Po...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Macdonald studies law in his office,...
Also known as Portage La Loche. Named after the methye
Societies for improving the conditions of agriculture
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Lieutenant of Grenadiers, helps to carry...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) English secretary to Haldimand, 2...
Founded at Toronto, June 20, 1849, by Sandford
Fleming, and Ki...
Puget Sound Agricultural Company
(Sir James Douglas era) Organized, 129; agricultural
Amnesty Act 1838 William Lyon Mackenzie Era Enables The Government To Extend Conditional
pardon in certain cases to political offenders, 474-475.
Tetes De Boule
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Indian tribe trading at Three Riv...
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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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