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BOOK - Pictonians at Home and Abroad
By Rev. J.P. MacPhie, M.A.
Originally published by Pinkham Press, Boston, 1914
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2000


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Originally published in 1914. Full original title reads: Pictonians at Home and Abroad, Sketches of Professional Men and Women of Pictou County - Its History and Institutions.

The book is a detailed history of the county , with an emphasis on the accomplishments of the descendants of early Pictou settlers.

According to the Author, "…it is said that Pictou is noted for coal and clergymen", although Rev. MacPhie is of the opinion that Pictou's proudest product was the men and women that settled the area.

Chapters include:
  • The Pioneers of Pictou (County, Nova Scotia, Canada)
  • The Religious History of the County
  • Pictonians in the Pulpit
  • Pictonians in the Medical Profession
  • The Bench and the Bar
  • The Story of the Pictou Academy
  • Pictou Educationists
  • Pictonians in Foreign Fields
  • The Press and Printers of Pictou
  • Pictou in Politics
  • Pictou in the Business World
Rev. MacPhie has provided sketches of the first prominent settlers in Pictou County. Information is included on physicians, clergy, lawyers, educators, the press, printers and publishers and politicians as well as prominent business people of the time.

Book Review by Paul Milner FGS

232 Pages
6 X 9"
Hardcover
Index
Illustrated
Originally published by Pinkham Press, Boston, 1914
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2000

ISBN 1-894378-36-9





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