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CROWELL, Edwin. A History of Barrington Township and Vicinity, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia 1604-1870, with a Biographical and Genealogical Appendix.By Edwin Crowell, M.A., D.D. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia : [Published by the Aut hor], (August 1923). First Edition. Pp (10),7-603,(1),(5, index),(3) + frontispiece + 9 leaves of plates + folding map (opp. p.394)+ a slightly smaller tipped-in leaf (opposite first page of index), with index of illustrations, some corrections, the original "Price of History" [$5.00] and Crowell's address. 8vo, blue cloth. Morley p.98, Laugher p.127, Watters p.668, Rhodenizer p.565. Chapter 8. Crossing the Flood (pp.104-112). Principally on the sea voyage from Cape Cod and Nantucket to Nova Scotia including some EdmundDoane-related quotations. Chapter 19 : Maritime Interests (pp.334-360). Th is has sections on fisheries, shipping, shipwrecks, Sable Island, and piracy. Photos of Captain Thomas Coffin, Captain Solomon Kendrick and the ship Hectanooga. 1. The Old Inhabitants; 2. Leaves from Old Documents; 3. Province and Colony; 4. The Township Settlements; 5. The Township of Barrington; 6. Antecedents of Grantees, 1767; 7. Early Settlers and the Government; 8. Crossing the Flood; 9. Founders and Foundations ; 10. Growth and Organization; 11. The Township Grant; 12. The Period of the First Division; 13. Barrington and the American Revolution (pp.182-201); 14. Peace and Readjustment; 15. Military Affairsl (pp.227-240, including a three-page list of ShelburneCounty's war dead of World War I); 16. Religion (pp.241-282); 17. Legislat ion respecting the Township; 18. Social Service [education, &c]; 19. Maritime Interests; 20. Distribution of Population and Local Industry; 21. Boundaries, Topography, Geology, Forests and Climate; Appendix [including sections on the South Shore Railway, (pp.407-409; Traditions of Old Cape Sable (pp.409-418, including this fine line, "It would seem that Dante missed a great opportunity when he neglected to ascribe a specially fervent locality in his Inferno for the accommodation of souvenir thieves; though perhaps, after all, they would be included in his category of those 'sorry souls who lived without infamy and without renown, displeasing to God and to His enemies,' for whom he reserved his bitterest scorn.")]; Biography and Genealogy (pp 430-601). With Addenda and Index. Inner hinges cracked, soiling to boards, browning and fading to lettering on spine, nicks to hhead and foot of spine, a few pen marks, else good. As is. 65.00
Title: History of Barrington Township and Vicinity, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia 1604-1870, with a Biographical and Genealogical Appendix. First Edition.
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