Canadian History Dictionary Manchester
In England. =Index=: (Lord Sydenham era) Poulett Thomson electe...
The British authorities passed an ordinance in 1764 by which
Bib : Morgan Cel Can
(George Brown Era) Proposes Metcalfe's health at St. Andrew's S...
Lewis Meriwether 1774-1809 And Clark William 1770-1838
American explorers. Sent by the United States Government, in 18...
(Wilmot era) Methodist clergyman in Fredericton, 133; his
(Samuel de Champlain era) Grand almoner of France, intendant, 1...
Callieres Louis-hector De 1646?-1703 Born At Cherbourg Son Of
Jacques de Callieres, governor of Cherbourg. Entered the army, ...
Lieutenant-governor of Quebec, 1785-1789. =Index=: (Lord Dorche...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Barrack-master, 47.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Formerly known as Fort Duquesne, ...
Kent And Strathern Edward Augustus Duke Of 1767-1820 Fourth Son
of George III and father of Queen Victoria. Sent to Canada, 179...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Correspondent of Haldimand's, 315...
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
(George Brown Era) Addresses Toronto Board of Trade on importan...
(Lord Elgin era) Measures for their relief, 1847-1848, 46-47;
An office created originally by Richelieu, in France, and
Utrecht Treaty Of
Between France and Great Britain, signed in 1713.
Served in the army for some years; appointed governor of
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Marie De L'incarnation Marie Martin Nee Guyart 1599-1672
Born at Tours, France. Married early, and was left a widow after two
years, with an only child. For twelve years devoted herself to his
education; and then entered the Ursuline convent at Tours; in 1639
accompanied Madame de la Peltrie to Canada, and became the first
superior of the Ursuline convent at Quebec. Her Lettres Historiques,
written for the edification of her son Claude Martin, form one of the
most valuable sources of information on the history of the period.
Composed a catechism in Huron, three in Algonquian and a dictionary of
French and Algonquian. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) Arrival of, at Quebec, 28; on
Jesuit Relations, 30; on influence of convent teaching, 89; on rapid
decline of Indian population, 168. (Bishop Laval era) On the devotion of Laval to the
sick, 33; on his saintliness, 34, 254; on conversions wrought by the
earthquake, 45; mentions Dollard's exploit, 75; on piety of the
soldiery, 79; her piety, 92; called the Theresa of New France, 93; Abbe
Ferland's account of, 93; on the zeal of Fenelon and Trouve, 109; on the
sale of brandy to the Indians, 113; praises Talon, 114; on Canadians,
119; on education of Indian girls, 125; death of, 153, 154; character
and influence, 155. (Samuel de Champlain era) Praises virtues of early settlers, 258. =Bib.=:
Lettres de la Venerable Mere Marie de l'Incarnation; Martin, La Vie
de la Venerable Mere Marie de l'Incarnation; Charlevoix, Vie de Mere
Marie de l'Incarnation; Casgrain, Vie; Life, by a Religious of the
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