Canadian History Dictionary Short Administration
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Formed by George Brown, 85; lasted l...
Yonge Street Toronto
Originally an Indian trail leading to Lake
Simcoe. Built as a ...
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Construction of, provided ...
Gore Sir Francis 1769-1852 Served In The Army Lieutenant-governor
of Bermuda, 1804; lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada, 1806-181...
(Count Frontenac era) Jesuit father, sent as negotiator to Alba...
(Sir James Douglas era) Built by Meares at Nootka--first ship l...
Born in England. Came to Canada, 1797, and settled at
Isbister Alexander K
(1820-1883). Born in the territories of the
Hudson's Bay Compa...
Justices Of The Peace
Burke Edmund 1729-1797 Born In Ireland Educated At Trinity
College, Dublin; and entered Parliament in 1765. In 1771 agent ...
Bouchette Robert Shore Milnes
(Louis Joseph Papineau era) Exiled to Bermuda for his
Bib : Bryce Hudson's Bay Company Laut Pathfinders Of The West
and Conquest of the Great North-West.
An important Algonquian tribe, formerly ranging
Commanded Spanish expedition to North-West Coast, 1775.
(1807-1860). Born at St. Charles, Bellechasse, Lower
Probably a native of Genoa. Became a citizen of Venice,
Cook Captain James 1728-1779 Served In Canada During Siege Of
Quebec, 1759. Discovered New Zealand, 1769, and New South Wales...
Meredith Sir William Collis 1812-1894 Born In Dublin Ireland
Emigrated to Canada; in 1836 called to the bar of Montreal, and...
Chateaufort Marc Antoine Bras-de-fer De
(Count Frontenac era) Interim governor after
death of Champlai...
(Bishop Laval era) Great distinction of, 16; motto of, 18. See
Vincent John 1765-1848 Born In England In 1781 Entered The Army
as ensign, and promoted lieutenant the same year. In 1786 captain; in
1795 major; in 1800 lieutenant-colonel; and in 1810 colonel. Served with
distinction during the War of 1812-1814 in Canada, and in 1813 promoted
major-general. Took part in the capture of St. Domingo in the West
Indies, and in the expedition to Copenhagen under Sir Hyde Parker. In
1841 reached the grade of general. =Index=: (General Brock era) Of the 49th, his
military service, 124; ordered to Fort George, 229. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat.
Biog.; Lucas, Canadian War of 1812.
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