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Author Name:    MOWAT, Grace Helen

Title:   Diverting History of a Loyalist Town : A Portrait of St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 4th ed. card covers

Publisher:    Brunswick Press, Fredericton, 1990, ISBN:0887900097 

Seller ID:   95173

MOWAT, Grace Helen. The Diverting History of a Loyalist Town : A Portrait of St. Andrews, New Brunswick. Fredericton : Brunswick Press, (1990). FourthEdition. Pp 152. 8vo, illustrated card covers with black spine. Rhodenizer p 570; Watters p 716; Laugher p 407. "The little town Miss Mowat writes ab out with such understanding and affection is St. Andrews, New Brunswick, founded in 1783 by an adventurous group of United Empire Loyalists who were exiled from the States at the close of the Revolutionary War. These faithfulBritish subjects were not part of the thirty thousand that were organized under Sir Guy Carleton in New York, and who settled in a more easterly section of what was then Nova Scotia; but were in fact a small group, which hadbeen living at Fort George at the mouth of the Penobscot River, firmly bel ieving themselves to be within the province of Nova Scotia." - from the rear cover. Includes an appendix of a list of grantees of the St. Andrews settlement. Very good. 14.00


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