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Author Name:    Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly BADEN POWELL, R. RICHARDSON, Evelyn CROSSKILL, John)

Title:   Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 3, September 1972

Publisher:    Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, 1972, 

Seller ID:   35747

Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly. The Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Volume 2, No. 3, September 1972. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Petheric Press Limited,1972. Printed by McCurdy Printing Co. Limited. Pp (4),229-323,(1). 8vo, ye llow-gold cardcovers, plain spine. R. Baden Powell's "The Bay of Fundy Ferry" ( pp.253-267, an account of the Saint John, New Brunswick - Annapolis Basin route). Also nautical: James F. Smith's "Crosskill vs Kent" ( on Captain Crosskill's trumped-up dismissal from the command of the snow Earl of Moira (used in privateer-chasing and transport duties) in 1796, a consequence it is argued of his disapproval of the morals of the Duke of Kent, then resident in Halifax with his French mistress. As is quoted from an August 31, 1922 Morning Chronicle story, "it seems to have remained for our English Naval officer, Capt. John Crosskill, to play the part pf John the Baptist in reproving Royalty for its waywardness in the new and plastic society of Halifax [...]" (pp.269-281); Evelyn Richardson's "A Voyage to Australia" (pp.229-241, on a Doane-led gold-seeking voyage from Barrington, N.S. in 1852 aboard the brigantine Sebim). Also :Dorothy M. Grant's "We Shall Conquer Yet!" (on treatment of the insane, pp.243-251); J ohn N. Grant's "The 1821 Emigration of Black Nova Scotians to Trinidad" (pp.283-292); David E. Stephens'"Forgotten Trades of Nova Scotia" (pp.293-309). With book reviews by Lorna Inness and "Notes on Nova Scotia". Very good. 10.00


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