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Author Name:    WHIDDEN, David G.

Title:   History of the Town of Antigonish. First Edition, Signed bound in new hardcovers

Publisher:    1934, 

Seller ID:   110986

WHIDDEN, D.G. The History of the Town of Antigonish. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [1934]. First Edition. Pp (8),[7]-209,(1) + portrait frontispiece of Whidden.. 8vo, recently rebound in red cloth, with the original red card covers bound-in, plain spine. Morley p.98, Rhodenizer p.564, Watters p.747. David Graham Whidden (b. September 22, 1857 Antigonish, Nova Scotia - d. July 10, 1941 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia). Contents include : 1. County and Town Prior to 1801; 2. Nathan Pushie; 3. 1801-1810; 4. 1811-1820; 5. 1821-1830; 6. 1831-1840; 7. 1841-1850; 8. 1851-1860; 9. Genealogical : Beck - Burnside - Duncan Chisholm - Thomas Marsters King - Kirk - Lindsay - MacDonald (Denoon) -Donald MacKenzie - Hugh MacPhie; 10. 1861-1870; 11. 1871-1880; 12. 1881-18 90; 13. 1891-1900; 14. 1901-1934; Some Men of Today (1934); Appendix : The Town of 1934 - James Morrison - Mayors - Town Clerks - Postmasters - Sheriffs of the County - Members of the Legislative Assembly - Members of the House of Commons - The Rev. Alexander Chisholm, D.D. - Monsignor Hugh Gillis -Colin Maclean: A Big Man Who Did Big Things - MacDonalds of Egnaig, Moidar t, Scotlan - : The MacRuaries of Bailey's Brook and Antigonish; Heroes of the Great War, 1914-1918 [a five-page list]; Some Graduates and Professors of Saint Francis Xavier University : The Rev. D.M. MacGregor D.D. [Donald Macintosh MacGregor was born at Big Island, Merigomish, Pictou County, in 1837] - Rt.Rev. Alexander MacDoanld, D.D., LL.D. - Rev. R.V. Bannon - Rev. J.C. Chisholm - Rev. M.M. Coady D.D. - Rev. Daniel MacCormick, Ph.L., D.D. - Prof. A.B. MacDonald - Dr. Donald F. MacDonlad - Rev. D.J. MacDonald, Ph.D. - The Rev. J.A. MacDonald - The Rev. R.K. MacIntyre - Rev. Leo G. McKenna -Rev. Hugh MacPherson, D.D. - Rev. Leo B. Spears - Prof. N.A. Tierney. Very good copy of a scarce item. With a penned note, "Purchased from the author , D.G. Whidden, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Feby 17 1936". Also with a typed letter dated February 17, 1936, signed by D.G. Whidden to the Long Island Historical Society, acknowledging the purchase and listing some points in the book relvant to Long Island, and with this line of bibliographical interestwriting of the red cardcovers: "I regret the binding, but the publishers a re to blame for that." 450.00


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