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Known to the French as Carillon. Built by Lotbiniere in
(Samuel de Champlain era) In Saintonge, birthplace of Champlain...
Stuart Sir James 1780-1853 Born At Fort Hunter New York Educated
at King's College, Windsor, Nova Scotia. Appointed assistant se...
Surveys proposed by the government of Canada in
1863. Three en...
Moss Thomas 1836-1881 Born In Cobourg Ontario Educated At Gale's
Institute, Upper Canada College, Toronto, and at the University...
Leroux Laurent 1758-1855 Western Fur Trader Index : Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson Era Builds
post on Great Slave Lake, 18; sends Sutherland and the "English...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Troops disembark at, 165; re-embarkation...
Macdougall William 1822-1905 Born In Toronto Educated At
Victoria College, Cobourg; admitted as a solicitor in 1847, and...
Portland William Henry Cavendish Bentinck Third Duke Of 1738-1809
Educated at Eton and Oxford; entered Parliament, 1760; prime mi...
(George Brown Era) His evidence on land grants in Upper Canada,...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Principle of, 17; Parkman on, 19.
Rises in Upper Columbia Lake, lat. 50 deg. 10', long.
On the British Columbia coast. Used by the Hudson's
A New England skipper, sent out in 1668 by Prince
Rupert and h...
Thompson David 1796-1868 Born In Scotland Served In The British
army and in the Canadian militia. Taught school in Niagara and ...
(Count Frontenac era) Destroyed, 1669, rebuilt, 1692, 328; take...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Agent for government of Upper Canada, ...
(Lord Dorchester era) Accused of instigating litigation, 53.
Newspaper published at Toronto; established, 1844. =Index=: (Ge...
When Nicholson, with his fleet and New England
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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