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Biography of Richard S. Rutherford

As a man among men, possessed of integrity, ability and perseverance; as a soldier, whose steady and constant service in the struggle for the punishment of treason and the wiping out of the insult to the stars and stripes was valiant and brave; as a business operator, whose wisdom and enterprise have been well manifested: …

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Temiscaming Tribe

Temiscaming Indians (from Nipissing Timikaming, with intrusive s due to Canadian French; sig. ‘in the deep water ‘, from timiw ‘it is deep’ , gaming ‘in the water’ ). A band of Algonkin, closely related to the Abittibi, formerly living about Temiscaming Lake, Quebec. They were friendly to the French, and rendered them valuable service …

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1851 Quebec Canada Directory, Agencies of Assurance to Auctioneers

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Agencies Of Assurance Companies, &C. Aetna, (Fire And Life), of Hartford, Conn., Daniel M’Gie, agent, St. Andrew’s wharf, L. T. Britannia, (Life), of London, R. Peniston, agent, J. B. F. lane, L. T. Canada, (Life), H. W. Welch, …

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1851 Quebec Canada Directory, Engravers to Gunsmiths

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Engravers And Copperplate Printers Leggo, William A., jun., engraver, Treasure st., Leggo, William A., sen., copperplate printer, 6 U. T. Dauphin st., U. T. Fishing Tackle Maker And Bird Stuffer Kendall, Owen G., St. John st., without. Fancy …

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Huron Tribe

Commonly known as the Huron Tribe, Huron Indians, Huron People, Huron First Nation, Wyandot Tribe, and Wyandot Indians (Huron – lexically from French huré, bristly,’ ‘bristled,’ from hure, rough hair’ (of the head), head of man or beast, wild boar’s head; old French, ‘muzzle of the wolf, lion,’ etc., ‘the scalp,’ ‘a wig’; Norman French, …

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Narrative of the Captivity and Sufferings of Miss Sarah Gerish – Indian Captivities

Miss Sarah Gerish, who was Taken at the Sacking of Dover, in the Year 1689, by the Indians; as Communicated to the Reverend Dr. Cotton Mather, by the Reverend John Pike, Minister of Dover. Sarah Gerish, daughter of Capt. John Gerish, of Quochecho or Cocheco, was a very beautiful and ingenious damsel, about seven years …

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1851 Quebec Canada Directory, Public Departments

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Public Departments Permanent Officers Of The Executive And Legislative Departments Of The Government Of Canada. Governor General And Suite His Excellency the Right Honorable James, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, K. T., governor general of British North America, …

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The Discovery Of This Continent, it’s Results To The Natives

In the year 1470, there lived in Lisbon, a town in Portugal, a man by the name of Christopher Columbus, who there married Dona Felipa, the daughter of Bartolome Monis De Palestrello, an Italian (then deceased), who had arisen to great celebrity as a navigator. Dona Felipa was the idol of her doting father, and …

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1851 Quebec Canada Directory, First Arrivals From Sea In The Port Of Quebec

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. First Arrivals From Sea In The Port Of Quebec. May 9th, 1760-11. M. S. Leostoff, Captain Deane. May 16th, 1765 Snow Apthorp, F. Bushia, from Glasgow and Belfast. May 29th, 1766-Sloop Elizabeth, G. Snow, from Boston. May 6th, …

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1851 Quebec Canada Directory, Daguerreotype to Dry Goods

In the following Directory the names which appear in CAPITALS are those of subscribers to the work. Daguerreotype Artist LEMIRE, L. A., 12 St. John st., U. T. See card, next page. Garneau, P., Scott st., St. Louis. Grenier & Chatigny, Sault-au-matelot st., Grenier, Frs., Sault-au-matelot st., L. T. Grenier, J. O., Sault-au-matelot st., L. …

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