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Author Name:    WRIGHT, H. Millard

Title:   Nova Scotia Waldeckers : German Mercenaries who Fought in the American Revolutionary War and settled in Nova Scotia in 1783. First Edition, Signed

Publisher:    etc., Press, Halifax, 1995, ISBN:0973154020 

Seller ID:   114908

WRIGHT, H. Millard. Nova Scotia Waldeckers : German Mercenaries who Fought in the American Revolutionary War and settled in Nova Scotia in 1783. (Halifax, NS :"Printed in Canada by etc., Press"), [n.d.: 2003 ]. First Edition.Pp. (4),1-123,(1). Some b&w illustrations in the text. 8vo, illustrated wh ite card covers. Harry Millard Wright (b. August 1924, Deep Brook, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia) grew up in Middleton, and was living in Halifax at the time of publication. "This is the story of 20 disbanded soldiers from the Principality of Waldeck, Germany: their origins, their recruitment by King George III of England, their voyage to America, their battles in the Revolutionary War, their departure from Pensacola, Florida and New York and finally their settlement in a remote area of Nova Scotia, between the villagesof Bear River and Clementsvale, Annapolis County." - from rear cover. Pref ace [dated 2003]. 1. How It All Began; 2. George III; 3. Waldeck, Germany; 4. The Trip to America 5. Quebec; 6. Halifax; 7. Fort Washington; 8. The Southern Campaign; 9. Pensacola; 10. Departure; 11. Waldeck Line; 12. Biographies; 13. They Also Served. Epilogue. Faint coffee ring to front, else verygood. Signed, without inscription, by Wright on the title-page. NOTE: Due to its small size, shipping costs may be cheaper than quoted. 25.00


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