Canadian History Dictionary Bib : Dent Last Forty Years
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Hostage, escapes from Quebec, 125.
Chartered in 1849 as the Toronto, Sarnia, and Lake
Burton Sir Francis
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Lieutenant-governor of Lower Canada...
See Riel Rebellion, 1885.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Sister of Sir Frederick Haldimand...
Botsford Bliss 1813-1890 Born At Sackville New Brunswick
Educated at King's College, Fredericton; called to the bar, 183...
(General Brock era) Passed by Congress, 84.
Founded by Champlain (q.v.), in 1608. Seventy-three
Melville Henry Dundas First Viscount 1742-1811 Sat For
Midlothian, 1774-1790, and for Edinburgh, 1790-1802; home secre...
Ruette D'auteuil Francois-madeleine-fortune
(Count Frontenac era) Son of Denis,
succeeds him, 138; makes t...
Carheil Etienne De
A Breton, of noble birth. Came to Canada as a
(George Brown Era) An employee of the Globe, 256; shoots George...
Lyndhurst John Singleton Copley Baron 1772-1863 British
statesman. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdonald era) Denounces Rebell...
See Legislative Council; Executive Council; Sovereign
Newspaper, published in London. =Index=: (Lord Sydenham era)
Pitt William 1759-1806 Son Of William Pitt Earl Of Chatham Born
at Hayes, England. Educated at Pembroke Hall, Cambridge. Entere...
Inglis Charles 1734-1816 Born In Ireland Emigrated To America
taught school in Pennsylvania for a time, and then took holy or...
Founded in London, 1824, by John Gait, as a colonizing
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Office of, Durham's view of power ...
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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