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Pierre Du Calvet
Pierre du Calvet
Pierre du Calvet
(1735 – March 28, 1786) was a Montreal
Montreal
trader, justice of the peace, political prisoner and epistle writer of French Huguenot
Huguenot
origin.[1]Contents1 Biography1.1 Family 1.2 Education 1.3 Emigration to New France 1.4 Trader and Justice of the Peace 1.5 Marriage 1.6 Political engagement 1.7 American Revolutionary War 1.8 Political prisoner 1.9 Appel à la Justice de l'État and death2 Political heritage 3 Works 4 See also 5 References5.1 Bibliography6 Further reading 7 External linksBiography[edit] Family[edit] Pierre du Calvet
Pierre du Calvet
was born in the Summer of 1735 in Caussade
Caussade
in the French province of Guyenne
Guyenne
(today the Tarn-et-Garonne
Tarn-et-Garonne
département). He was the oldest of a family of five children
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Caussade
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. Caussade
Caussade
is a commune in the district of Montauban, located in the Tarn-et-Garonne
Tarn-et-Garonne
department in the Occitanie
Occitanie
region in the south of France. Caussade, an ancient city of the white Quercy
Quercy
or lower Quercy, is located in the hills of Quercy
Quercy
and nicknamed "hat city" due to milliner production in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century
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James Murray (Quebec Governor)
War of the Austrian Succession:Battle of Cartagena de Indias(War of Jenkins' Ear),Siege of Ostend, Raid on LorientFrench and Indian War:Raid on Rochefort, Siege of Louisbourg, Gulf of St
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City Of Halifax
Halifax (/ˈhælɪfæks/), legally known as the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. The municipality had a population of 403,131 in 2016, with 316,701 in the urban area centred on Halifax Harbour.[3][4] The regional municipality consists of four former municipalities that were amalgamated in 1996: Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and the Municipality of Halifax County. Halifax is a major economic centre in Atlantic Canada
Canada
with a large concentration of government services and private sector companies. Major employers and economic generators include the Department of National Defence, Dalhousie University, Saint Mary's University, the Halifax Shipyard, various levels of government, and the Port of Halifax. Agriculture, fishing, mining, forestry and natural gas extraction are major resource industries found in the rural areas of the municipality
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Pierre François De Rigaud, Marquis De Vaudreuil-Cavagnal
Pierre de Rigaud de Vaudreuil de Cavagnial, Marquis de Vaudreuil (22 November 1698 – 4 August 1778[1]) was a Canadian-born colonial governor of Canada (New France)
Canada (New France)
in North America. He was governor of French Louisiana
French Louisiana
(1743–1753) and in 1755 became the last Governor-General
Governor-General
of New France. In 1759 and 1760 the British conquered the colony in the Seven Years' War
Seven Years' War
(known in the United States
United States
as the French and Indian War).Contents1 Life and work 2 See also 3 Notes 4 References 5 External linksLife and work[edit] He was born to the Governor-General
Governor-General
of New France, Philippe de Rigaud Vaudreuil and his wife Louise-Élisabeth, daughter of Pierre de Joybert de Soulanges et de Marson, in Quebec
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Articles Of Capitulation Of Quebec
The Articles of Capitulation of Quebec were agreed upon between Jean-Baptiste Nicolas Roch de Ramezay, King's Lieutenant, Admiral Sir Charles Saunders, and General George Townshend on behalf the French and British crowns during the Seven Years' War. They were signed on September 18, 1759.[1] All 11 demands of De Ramsay were granted by the British Army: the honors of war, the protection of the civilians and their properties, the free exercise of the Roman Catholic religion, etc. Not long after, the French Army attempted to retake the city of Quebec but it failed (See: Battle of Sainte-Foy). About a year later, the government of New France capitulated in Montreal. Notes[edit]^ Great Britain. A Collection of the Acts Passed in the Parliament of Great Britain and of Other Public Acts Relative to Canada, Quebec: P.E. Desbarats, 1824, p
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Charles Deschamps De Boishébert
King George's WarBattle at Port-la-Joye Siege of Annapolis Royal (1746) Battle of Grand PreFather Le Loutre's WarSkimmish at St. JohnFrench and Indian WarRaid on Lunenburg (1756) Battle of Petitcodiac Siege of Louisbourg (1758) Siege of Thomaston, Maine Raid on Friendship, Maine Battle of QuebecCharles Deschamps de Boishébert (also known as Courrier du Bois, Bois Hebert)[1] was a member of the Compagnies Franches de la Marine
Compagnies Franches de la Marine
and was a significant leader of the Acadian militia's resistance to the Expulsion of the Acadians
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Sainte-Foy, Quebec
Sainte-Foy /seɪntˈfwɑː/ is a former city in central Quebec, Canada on the Saint Lawrence River. It was amalgamated into Quebec
Quebec
City on January 1, 2002. Most of Sainte-Foy is in the borough of Sainte-Foy–Sillery–Cap-Rouge. Sainte-Foy is a major suburban neighbourhood west of downtown Quebec City
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Battle Of Sainte-Foy
The Battle of Sainte-Foy, sometimes called the Battle of Quebec, was fought on April 28, 1760 near the British-held town of Quebec in the French province of Canada
Canada
during the Seven Years' War
Seven Years' War
(called the French and Indian War
French and Indian War
in the United States). It was a victory for the French under the Chevalier de Lévis over the British army under General Murray. The battle was notably bloodier than the Battle of the Plains of Abraham of the previous September, with 833 French casualties to 1,124 British casualties. It was the last French victory of the French and Indian War. At first the British had some success, but the advance masked their artillery, while the infantry became bogged down in the mud and melting snowdrifts of the late spring
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Articles Of Capitulation Of Montreal
The Articles of Capitulation of Montreal were agreed upon between the Governor General of New France, Pierre François de Rigaud, Marquis de Vaudreuil-Cavagnal, and Major-General Jeffrey Amherst on behalf of the French and British crowns. They were signed on 8 September 1760 in the British camp before the city of Montreal. There were 55 articles and most were granted by the British Army except those with reference to the Acadians. It contained a large array of demands with regards to the protection of the inhabitants of New France: the French, the Canadians, the Acadians, and the Sauvages (Indians). De Vaudreuil demanded that all be granted the rights and privileges of the other British subjects
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Francis De Gaston, Chevalier De Levis
Chevalier may refer to:Contents1 Honours1.1 Belgium 1.2 France 1.3 Other2 Entertainment 3 Other 4 See alsoHonours[edit] Belgium[edit]a rank in the Belgian Order of the Crown a rank in the Belgian Order of Leopold a rank in the Belgian Order of Leopold IIFrance[edit]a rank in the French Legion d'honneur a rank in the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres a rank in the French Ordre des Palmes Académiques a rank in the French Ordre National du MériteOther[edit]Chevalier, a member of certain male orders of knighthood "Degree of Chevalier", the highest honor for an active member of DeMolay InternationalEntertainment[edit]
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Jeffrey Amherst
Field Marshal Jeffery[n 1] Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst, KB (29 January 1717 – 3 August 1797) served as an officer in the British Army
British Army
and as Commander-in-Chief of the Forces. Amherst is best known as the architect of Britain's successful campaign to conquer the territory of New France during the Seven Years' War. Under his command, British forces captured the cities of Louisbourg, Quebec City and Montreal, as well as several major fortresses. He was also the first British Governor General
General
in the territories that eventually became Canada. Numerous places and streets are named for him, in both Canada and the United States. Amherst is also known for his attitude to the indigenous peoples in Canada, leading to his armies attempting to exterminate the "execrable races" with blankets infected with smallpox[1] and this had led to a reconsideration of his legacy
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Thomas Gage
War of the Austrian SuccessionBattle of FontenoyJacobite rising of 1745Battle of CullodenFrench and Indian WarBraddock Expedition Battle of the Monongahela Battle of CarillonPontiac's Rebellion American War of IndependenceBattles of Lexington and Concord Siege of Boston Battle of Bunker Hill General
General
Thomas Gage
Thomas Gage
(10 March 1718/19[1] – 2 April 1787) was a British Army
British Army
officer best known for his many years of service in North America, including his role as military commander in the early days of the American Revolution. Being born to an aristocratic family in England, he entered military service, seeing action in the French and Indian War, where he served alongside his future opponent George Washington
George Washington
in the 1755 Battle of the Monongahela. After the fall of Montreal in 1760, he was named its military governor
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Miramichi, New Brunswick
Miramichi [ˈmɛɚˌməˌʃi] is the largest city in northern New Brunswick, Canada.[3] It is situated at the mouth of the Miramichi River where it enters Miramichi Bay
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Brook Watson
Sir Brook Watson, 1st Baronet (7 February 1735 – 2 October 1807) was a British merchant, soldier, and later Lord Mayor of London. He is perhaps most famous as the subject of John Singleton Copley's painting Watson and the Shark, which depicts a shark attack on Watson as a boy that resulted in the loss of his right leg below the knee.Contents1 Early life and the shark attack 2 Military career 3 Business 4 Politician 5 Watson and the Shark 6 Personal life 7 References 8 External linksEarly life and the shark attack[edit] Watson was the only son of John Watson and Sarah Watson (née Schoefield). Born in Plymouth, Devon in 1735, he was orphaned in 1741 and sent to live with his aunt and uncle in Boston, Massachusetts. His uncle was a merchant who traded in the West Indies
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Sorel-Tracy
Sorel-Tracy
Sorel-Tracy
(/sɔːˈrɛl træˈsiː/; French: [sɔʁɛl tʁaˈsi]) is a city in southwestern Quebec, Canada
Canada
and the geographical end point of the Lake Champlain Valley
Lake Champlain Valley
at the confluence of the Richelieu River
Richelieu River
and the St. Lawrence River, on the western edge of Lac Saint-Pierre
Lac Saint-Pierre
downstream and east of nearby Montreal. The population as of the Canada
Canada
2011 Census was 34,600. Its mayor is Serge Péloquin and it is the seat of the Pierre-De Saurel Regional County Municipality and the judicial district of Richelieu.[7] The city is the result of a voluntary amalgamation in 2001 between two cities, Sorel and Tracy
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