Canadian History Dictionary New Langley
(Sir James Douglas era) Or Derby, proposed as capital of Britis...
Aylesworth Sir Allen Bristol 1854- Born In Newburgh Ontario
Educated at Newburgh High School and at the University of Toron...
Great Slave Lake
In Northern Canada. Area 10,719 square miles.
Discovered by Sa...
Hamilton Alexander 1757-1804 American Statesman Index : Lord Dorchester Era
Anxious to keep on good terms with Britain, 286; Talleyrand's o...
Acadia of the French regime. The present name dates from
Schank John 1740-1823 Born In Scotland Entered The Navy 1758
Commanded the Canso in the St. Lawrence, 1766. Placed in charge...
Freemason's Hall Niagara
(John Graves Simcoe era) First session of Upper Canada
(Joseph Howe era) Appointed to Executive Council, Nova Scotia,
(Count Frontenac era) Of Albany, carries goods to Lake Indians,...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) On Miami River, 22. (General Brock era) ...
(Count Frontenac era) Brave conduct of, in command of party aga...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Recommended by Simcoe as clerk of Coun...
Sherwood Henry 1807-1855 Represented Toronto In Legislative
Assembly, 1841-1854; member of Executive Council and solicitor-...
(Lord Elgin era) Depression in Canada following Britain's adopt...
Rottenburg Baron De
Entered the army, and in 1795 promoted major of
Hussars; in 17...
Montagne Perche France
(Samuel de Champlain era) Colonists from, 252.
Mill John Stuart 1806-1873 English Philosopher Index : Lord Sydenham Era
Sydenham's acquaintance with, 13. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.
Murray Sir George 1772-1846 Born In Scotland Educated At
Edinburgh University, and entered the army, 1789. Served in Fla...
(Count Frontenac era) Captured at Fort Loyal, exchanged for one...
Projected as a result of the War of 1812. A commission
was appointed in 1816 to report on a canal between Lakes Erie and
Ontario. The matter dragged along for several years, until at last,
through the energy and enthusiasm of William Hamilton Merritt, a company
was incorporated, and work actually commenced, in 1824. Five years
later, the first vessels passed through from Ontario to Erie. In 1841
work was commenced on the enlargement of the canal, and completed in
1850. Between 1873 and 1883, the canal was deepened to 12 feet; and in
1887 to 14 feet. In the meantime, the work had been taken over by the
government, and become part of the system of Dominion canals. =Index=:
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Mackenzie's committee to inquire into, 264; Mackenzie a director
of, 265; Francis Hincks on, 265; transactions of officials, 266, 267;
report of committee, 268. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Bought by government from private
company, 1841, 98; completion of improvements, 337. See also Canals.
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