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BOOK - History of the County of Annapolis, Including Old Port Royal and Acadia
By: W.A. Calnek
Originally published by William Briggs, 1897
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 1999

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Originally published in 1897, author W.A. Calnek gathered information for this book for at least two decades, drawing heavily on government records and diaries.

Chapters cover French exploration and settlement, English occupation, expulsion of the Acadians, Loyalist settlements, township inhabitants, local government, churches and buildings. Details of public careers and services were gleaned from the journals of the Legislature and public records in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Contents include:
  • Chapter I - 1604-1613
  • Chapter II - 1613-1686
  • Chapter III - 1686-1705
  • Chapter IV - 1705-1710
  • Chapter V - 1710-1732
  • Chapter VI - 1732-1742
  • Chapter VII - 1742-1746
  • Chapter VIII - 1746-1756
  • Chapter IX - The Seizure and dispersion of the Acadians
  • Chapter X - The Township of Annapolis - 1755-1775
  • Chapter XI - Township of Annapolis, Concluded
  • Chapter XII - The Township of Granville
  • Chapter XIII - The Township of Wilmot
  • Chapter XIV - The Township of Clements
  • Chapter XV - Later settlements
  • Chapter XVI - History of the County at large, continued
  • Chapter XVII - Religions and churches in the county
  • Chapter XVIII - Lists of public officers, Justices of the Peace, Members of the Legislature etc. Census statistics, the Apple Trade... Biographical Memoirs - Members of parliament for the County of Annapolis from 1759-1867
  • Biographical and Genealogical Sketches - of the families of early English settlers and Grantees of the county of Annapolis, arranged alphabetically Armstrong to Young
  • Additions and Corrections - including further notes on the Barclay, Ritchies, Bass, Bertoux, Chipman, and Clark families
A later publication titled, Supplement to the History of Annapolis County, is an essential companion to this volume.

650 Pages
6.75" X 10.25" (larger format than original)
Originally published by William Briggs, 1897
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 1999

ISBN 1-894378-04-0 (Hardcover)

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