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Nova Scotia, in Its Historical, Mercantile and Industrial Relations (Paperback) Loot Price: R587
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Nova Scotia, in Its Historical, Mercantile and Industrial Relations (Paperback): Duncan Campbell
Nova Scotia, in Its Historical, Mercantile and Industrial Relations (Paperback): Duncan Campbell

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Nova Scotia, in Its Historical, Mercantile and Industrial Relations (Paperback)

Duncan Campbell

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER IV. Strong feeling in Nova Scotia against the French?Francis Nicholson commands an expedition directed against Port Roya!? Condition of the garrison?Capitulation of the fort?The British take permanent possession of Port Royal?Discontent of the Acadians under British rule?Policy of Vaudreuil, Governor of Canada?Mission of General Nicholson to England?A formidable expedition sails for Quebec?Encounters disaster in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and returns to England?Britain gains permanent possession of Nova Scotia by the treaty of Utrecht? General Nicholson appointed governor?Queen Anne's letter to him?The French resolve to build a fort at Louisbourg?M. De Costabelle invites the Acadians to settle in Cape Breton? They decline?M. De laRondeDenys?M. DeBoularderie?Resolutions of the Acadians to continue faithful to the French throne ?They refuse to swear allegiance to the British Crown?Letters of Colonel Vetch and Thomas Caulfield?General Phillips succeeds General Nicholson as Governor?Phillips' letter to the Board of Trade?His letter to Lord Cartaret?He proposes a conference with the Acadians?Paul Mascarene's letter to the Board of Trade?Cobequid?Chignecto?Indians attack settlement at Canso?The Governor's report on the state of the province. In the year 1710 great preparations were made for the con- quest of Canada and Nova Scotia. The New York House of Assembly sent a petition to Queen Anne, praying for such assistance as would expel the French entirely from the country. Colonel Vetch is said to have inspired this application, and to have submitted to the British Government a plan of attack. Promises of liberal support are said to have been made, which, however, the Government was tardy in affording. The command of the New England forces was entrusted to Francis Nicholson,...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Duncan Campbell
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 188
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-73840-8
Barcode: 9780217738408
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-73840-0

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