Canadian History Dictionary Stuart Archdeacon
(Lord Sydenham era) Conducts funeral service of Lord Sydenham,
(Bishop Laval era) House of charity established by, 245.
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Mackenzie's brother-in-law, 482; h...
Appointed governor of Vancouver Island by Earl
Grey; left Engl...
Selkirk Thomas Douglas Earl Of 1771-1820 Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson Era Influenced By
Mackenzie's Voyages, 7, 94; gains controlling interest in Hudso...
Embraces the islands lying north of the mainland
of Canada. Tr...
Perrault Joseph Francois 1753-1844 Born In Quebec The Son Of A
rich merchant trading with New England and the West Indies. Giv...
Salaberry Colonel De
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Comes to Kingston to solic...
Penny Edward Goff 1820-1881 Born In England In 1844 Came To
Canada, studied law, and in 1850 called to the bar of Lower Can...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Establishes school at Niagara and afte...
La Loutre Louis Joseph De
Sent to Canada by the Society of Foreign
Missions at Paris, 17...
Founded by De Monts in 1605. The basin had been discovered
(Samuel de Champlain era) Wife of Abraham Martin, 146.
De Mille James 1833-1880 Born In New Brunswick Educated At Horton
Academy and at Brown University, Rhode Island. Subsequently pro...
Rebellion Of 1837 In Upper Canada
Almost the exact counterpart of the
revolt in the lower provin...
(Sir James Douglas era) Sails for North-West Coast with Colnett...
Brock Sir Isaac 1769-1812 General Brock Era Birth And Descent 6 Enters Army
at age of fifteen, 7; joins 49th Regiment with rank of captain,...
Bib : Hubert Hervey: A Memoir For Biog See Who's Who
(General Brock era) Brings up supply of ordnance from Quebec, 2...
Weatherbe Sir Robert Linton 1836- Born In Prince Edward Island
Educated at Prince of Wales's College, Charlottetown, and Acadi...
Tarleton Sir Bonastre 1754-1833 Born In Liverpool Educated At
Oxford University; and joined the army in 1775. In 1776 came to America
as a volunteer with Cornwallis, and became major in Colonel Harcourt's
Regiment of Dragoons. Given command of the "British Legion" or
"Tarleton's Green Horse," and with this force was in constant action
against the enemy. In 1780 met and severely defeated Colonel Burford's
detachment at Waxhaw Creek; arrived at Camden in time to complete the
rout of General Gates's left wing; and overwhelmed the army of General
Sumter at Fishing Creek. Badly beaten by the American force under
General Daniel Morgan at Cowpens, 1781. In 1782 returned to England, and
promoted to colonel; from 1790 to 1812 a member of Parliament; in 1817
made lieutenant-general; and created a baronet in 1818. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era)
Commands British Legion, 202. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am. Biog.