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An important seaport of Nova Scotia; formerly the capital of
An Iroquoian tribe, occupying the north shore of Lake
(Tilley era) Represents Charlotte County in New Brunswick
Royal North-west Mounted Police
Organized in 1873 by the Dominion
government, for the preserva...
Ryerson Egerton 1803-1882 Egerton Ryerson Era Born March 24 1803 Near Village Of
Vittoria, Upper Canada, 1; parentage, 1; his father a United Em...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Largest of the Huron villages, 89.
Caesar Sir Julius 1558-1636 Sat In Parliament 1589-1622
chancellor of the exchequer, 1606; master of the Rolls, 1614-16...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Formed, 253. (Lord Dorchester era...
George Sir Rupert D
(Joseph Howe era) Provincial secretary of Nova Scotia, 57;
(Count Frontenac era) Created, 1647, at Quebec, 37, 49; reorgan...
Bib : Hulbert Niagara River Spencer Falls Of Niagara
Green Benjamin 1713-1772 Accompanied The Expedition Against
Louisbourg as secretary, 1745; remained there as government sec...
Johnston Sir W
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Chief-justice of Quebec, 119; his ...
Mance Jeanne 1606-1673 Born At Nogent-le-roi Infected With The
prevailing enthusiasm for missionary work in Canada, and in 164...
Blake William Hume 1809-1870 Born In Ireland Educated At Trinity
College, Dublin, and emigrated to Canada in his youth. During t...
Grand Trunk Railway
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Entrusts Cartier with its legal bu...
Boulton Henry John
Son of D'Arcy Boulton; born in England, 1790.
Studied law and ...
(Sir James Douglas era) Traversed by Mackenzie, 56; origin of n...
Ross John 1818-1871 Born In County Antrim Ireland Emigrated To
Canada; educated at the district school, Brockville. In 1839 ca...
Located at Toronto. Formed in 1887 from the union
of Toronto B...
Lake Of The Woods
On the international boundary, west of Lake
Superior. Probably discovered by Jacques De Noyon, about the year 1688.
Fort St. Charles was built by La Verendrye, on the western shore of the
lake, in 1732. His son Jean, with the Jesuit missionary Aulneau, and a
number of voyageurs, were murdered by the Sioux on an island in the
lake, in 1736. In addition to its present name, which is a translation
of the name given it by the French, Lac des Bois, it has also borne
several other names, Lac des Sioux, Lac des Isles, Lake of the
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