Some Liverpool Chronicles. FIrst Edition

By: MULLINS, Janet E.

Price: $450.00

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MULLINS, Janet E. Some Liverpool Chronicles. (Liverpool) : Printed and Published by The Liverpool Advance, 1941. FIrst Edition. Limited Edition. Pp (8),[1]-296,(4). 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to front board.

Morley p.106. Watters p.717. Not in Rhodenizer.

Contents :
Some Liverpool Chronicles;
A few pages from Perkin's Diary;
Privateering; Inventory of articles required to outfit the larger privateers;
Provisions for privateers;
Privateers;
The Sir John Sherbrooke: The Largest of the Privateers; Homes of some of the Privateersmen;
Some taverns of the eighteenth century;
The Toll Bridge, 1816-1867;
Slaves;
An Old Chart;
Liverpool Bay;
The creator of the world's first bank note comes to Coffin Island;
Shipping; Romance of a Shipyard (contributed);
The Chanty or sea song;
Simeon Perkins, a versatile early settler;
Benajah Collins, a gentleman of the old school;
Enos Collins, financier;
James Gorham, philanthropist;
John Millard, industrialist;
Drugs and Druggists;
Fort Point;
Exchange of compliments and a sentry deserts;
On guard and fortifying the Point; Militia and Liverpool men and women who served in Britain's Wars;
Sarah Forbes;
Extracts from Miss Forbes' Letters from Wynberg, Cape Town;
Extracts from Miss Forbes' Diary;
Beatrice Helena Mack;
Margaret Currie Drew;
Eva Clements;
The West Nova Scotia Regiment;
Devil's Island and Sight-Seeing;
I Remember - A Sheriff's Reminiscences;
Lobstering in the nineties;

Churches:
The Congregational Church;
Trinity Church;
The Baptist Church;
The Roman Catholic Church;

Schools and Teachers;

Some Prose Writers of Queens County;
John Fullerton More (1802—1878);
Robert Randall McLeod (1841—1909);
Robert James Long (1849—1933);
Clearing;

Writers of Verse:
John McPherson;
William Edward Marshall;
Carrie Wetmore McCol;

The Newton Family;
The Barry Family - Robert Barry;
John Alexander Barry;
The Doggett Family;
The United Empire Loyalists in Queens County;
An Old Ledger;
Sports in the Last Half of the Nineteenth Century;
Nomenclature;
Genealogies;
The Old Liverpool and Annapolis Road;
The Queens County Historical Society;
Excerpts from the Minutes of the Meetings of the Queens County Historical Society;
St. Gregory's R. C. Church (Supplementary);
United Empire Loyalists in Queens (Supplementary);
Copy of a School License;
The Old Cemetery.

Some wear to spine ends and corners, foxing to margins and gutters of endpapers, else a good, bright copy. Very scarce. 450.00

Title: Some Liverpool Chronicles. FIrst Edition

Author Name: MULLINS, Janet E.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Liverpool Advance, Liverpool , 1941,: 1941

Seller ID: 7653

Keywords: LIVERPOOL QUEENS COUNTY PRIVATEERS NAUTICAL CANADIAN LOCAL HISTORY NOVA SCOTIA CANADA,