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Author Name:    CAMPBELL, J..R., Rev. Canadiana Reprint Series No. 29.

Title:   History of the County of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Mika reprint

Publisher:    Mika Studio, Belleville, ON, 1972, ISBN:0919302408 

Seller ID:   92322

CAMPBELL, J..R., Rev. A History of the County of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Belleville, ON : Mika Studio, 1972. Facsimile of the original edition published in 1876 by J. & A. McMillan, Saint John, NB. Pp. (14),[vii]-xvi,[1]-200. With 10 illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to front and spine. Errata slip pasted to inside front cover. Canadiana Reprint Series No. 29. Contents : Introductory Chapter. I. Limits of the County - Physical character - Climate - Natural History. II. Introductory Historical Facts - Earliest references. III. Aboriginal Inhabitants - Indian relics - French settlers and settlements. IV. Early English settlers - The county known to American fishermen before settled - Government offers to intending settlers - Grants. V. The first arrivals - Their locations, condition and first experiences. VI. Progress of the work of Settlement - Committee appointed by Council - Rules for their guidance. VII. Continued influx till 1764 - First notice of Argyle and Publico - Mr. Crawley's return - Personal references. VIII. Increase between 1764-7 - Township grant - Marks of progress - Grist amd Saw Mills. IX. Opening up of the County by-roads - Public worship - First Ministers - Chebogue Church raised. X. Township of Argyle - When set apart - Successive settlement of Argyle, Tusket, Eel Brook and Pubnico - the D'Entremonts. XI. Fresh arrivals - Memorial for a Re-adjustment of County limits - Colonial troubles of 1755 - Politics of the period. XII. Third Decade 1780-90 -Loyalists Element in the County - Cape Forchue meeting house - Escheated p roperty - Partition of the Township of Yarmouth - Original settlers of Tusket - Church Covenant of 1784. XIII. Commercial progress - Fishing; Early local merchants - Yarmouth made a Port of Shelburne; J.N. Bond - Religious Revolution; Henry Alline - Jonathan Scott - Harris Harding; Religious Census - Original home and first locations of early settlers. XIV. Opening of the Nineteenth Century - Condition of Roads and Bridges - Institution of the Post Office - H.G. Farish - Progress in Public Buildings - Episcopal Church -Abbe Sigogne - Social Conveniences. XV. Supremacy of Yarmouth gradually as serted - War of 1812-14 - Loyal Memorial - Defences. XVI. The Story of Yarmouth Shipping Enterprise - Anthony Landers - Rise of the Methodist body - The Free Baptists - Rise and Progress of Sunday Schools. XVII. Social Progress of 1800 - Negro Slaves - New Settlements - Salmon River - Kemptville - Beaver River - Ohio - Hebron - Carleton - Temperance and Total Abstinance Societies - Great Fire of 1820. XVIII. Political and Educational progress - Confederation - Incorporation - Judicial history of the County - Courts - Common Pleas - Our Schools and School-Masters. XIX. Literature - Literary remains - The Press. XX. Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of the Settlement of Yarmouth. XXI. The Town of Yarmouth - Churches; Schools - Privateresidences - Banks - Insurance offices - Manufacturers - Agricultural Soci eties - Synopsis - Steam by Land and Water - Fisheries - General Trade - Recapitulation. Errata slip pasted inside front cover. Faint soiling to spine, bookplate, else very good. 40.00


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