Builders of Nova Scotia. A Historical Review. With an Appendix Containing Copies of Rare Documents Relating to the Early Days of the Province


BOURINOT, Sir John G. Builders of Nova Scotia. A Historical Review. With anAppendix Containing Copies of Rare Documents Relating to the Early Days of the Province. Illustrated. N.pl.: Transactions of the Royal Society of Can ada, 1899. Pp (2),iii-viii,1-197,(1),i-vi,(4), frontispiece + 20 leaves plates. Also illustrations in the text. 8vo, modern blue cloth.

Morley p.69, Vaisonp.6, Watters p.469, Rhodenizer p.560. NSIB 42.

Set out in three Parts :
Origins of the People of Nova Scotia;
Establishment of the Great Churches;
Reminiscences of Eminent Nova Scotians for over Forty Years.

Chapters include
"French Settlement of Nova Scotia",
"Foundation of Halifax",
"New England Migration";
"Early Government of the Province",
"Coming of the United Empire Loyalists",
"Scotch Settlement",
"Influx of Irish",
"Racial Elements of the Nova Scotian People',
"Honourable James William Johnston";
"Honourable Joseph Howe", and
"Some Famous Soldiers", &c.

11 Appendices (pp.97-197) including
the Charter of 1621 (in Latin & English),
the Royal Commission to Cornwallis, and
a speech each of Johnston and Howe.
With an index.
Bound in modern blue cloth from the TRSC, Sect II, 1899.

Fine. 100.00

Title: Builders of Nova Scotia. A Historical Review. With an Appendix Containing Copies of Rare Documents Relating to the Early Days of the Province

Author Name: BOURINOT, Sir John G. HOWE, Joseph TUPPER, Charles JOHNSTON, James William

Categories: 41,

Publisher: 1899,: 1899

Seller ID: 29813

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA BIOGRAPHY CANADIAN IRISH HISTORY CANADA POLITICS CHURCH SCOTTISH POLITICAL 18511899ED,