Uniacke's Sketches of Cape Breton and other papers relating to Cape Breton Island

By: UNIACKE, Richard John FERGUSSON, C. Bruce, (ed.)

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(UNIACKE, Richard John). FERGUSSON, C. Bruce, (ed.). Uniacke's Sketches of Cape Breton and Other Papers Relating to Cape Breton Island. Edited with anIntrodcution and Notes by C. Bruce Fergusson. Halifax: The Public Archives of Nova Scotia, 1958. Pp. (2),iii-ix,(1),1-198, [10] leaves plates, some o f which are folding. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Tennyson,Cape Bretoniana, 1531, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana, 4132 (for Sleigh). A col lection of Richard Uniacke's mid-nineteenth century observations regarding the Island of Cape Breton, supplemented by an interesting essay on Cape Breton's history by Fergusson. With the following appendices: A. Lieut. W. Booth's Description of Sydney, August 1785; B. Lieut. (later General) William Dyott's Description of Sydney, 1788; C. A Letter Written at Sydney in 1789;D. T.C. Haliburton's Description of Sydney, 1829; E. John McGregor's Descr iption of Sydney, 1832; F. Description of the Township of Sydney in the Cape Breton Advocate, 1840; G. Lieut. (afterwards Lieutenant-Colonel B.W.A. Sleigh's Description of Sydney, 1846; H. Reports on Inverness County, 1861; I. A Report on Victoria County, 1861-62; J. A Report on Cape Breton County, 1861-62; K. A Report on Richmond County, 1861; L. A Report on Cape Breton Island, 1861. Vg. 70.00

Title: Uniacke's Sketches of Cape Breton and other papers relating to Cape Breton Island

Author Name: UNIACKE, Richard John FERGUSSON, C. Bruce, (ed.)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, 1958,:

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