EAGLES, Douglas E.
Title: Blois Family of Douglas Township.
Publisher:  Sarnia, Ontario, 1974,
Seller ID: 94266
EAGLES, Douglas E. The Blois Family of Douglas Township. (Sarnia, Ontario :the author, 1974). Pp -19 leaves printed one side only,+ map. 4to, red front card cover, tan rear card cover, black cloth tape to spine. “The Blois family in Hants County descends from Abraham Blois born in 1747, in the Parish of Lawrence, County of Essex, England. As a young man of 26 years he emigrated to Baltimore, U.S.A. And in 1773 he joined the British Army in New York. [...] Following the end of the war [...] the officers and men of the 2nd Battalion of the 84th Regiment of Foot, under the command of Colonel John Small received a grant in Central Nova Scotia. The grant consisting of105,000 acres stretched from Nine Mile River to Noel Shore, and became kno wn as Douglas Township.” (p. 1). Penned author and title to front cover, penned owner's name, else very good. 75.00