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BOOK - Pioneers of the Eastern Townships [with New Index]
By C.M. Day
Originally published by John Lovell, Montreal, 1863
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2000 (CD 2010)
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Full and correct title reads Pioneers of the Eastern Townships: A work containing official and reliable information respecting the formation of settlements; with incidents in their early History; and details of Adventures, Perils and Deliverances.
The author writes: "the object of the book is to bring a more lively remembrance of the hardships and privations suffered by the early settlers of these townships."
Names and topics included in the index;
Abbotsford; Accidents; Alburgh (Vt.); Allen, John; Austin, Nicholas, Phebe; Bateaux; Bears; Bed; Bell, James, John, Samuel, William; Berry, James; Boats; Bolton township; Books; Brattleboro (Vt.); Bridges; Brome; Brown, Mary; Camp meetings; Canaan (Conn.); Cartier, Captain; Cattle; Cattrick, Thomas; Chamberlin, Mr.; Chambly; Chittenden, Thomas; Church, Nathaniel; Church of England; Churchville; Clarenceville; Clergy reserves; Cod; Coffin,John; Colden, Cadwallader; Conroy's Mills; Cooking, Open air; Courts; Crime; Crown reserves; Cutler, Anthony; Dancing; Danville (Vt.); Deerfield (Mass.); Dogs; Douglas, Alexander; Dunham; Education; Fairfield (Vt.); Farnham; Food; Forts or fortresses; Foxes; Frelighsburgh; Frizzle, Mr.; Gale, Rebecca; Samuel, viii; Garlick, Reuben; Gorton, Jonathan; Granby; Granby township; Graves, Edward; Griggs, Simon; Groton (Mass.); Guilford (Vt.); Hardie, Henry; Haverhill (Mass.); Hay; Hayes, Peter; Hemlock boughs; Hinesburg (Vt.); Holland, Samuel; Hoskyns, Timothy; Indians; Jericho (Vt.); Katchbock (i.e. Knatchback), John; Kinneson, Abraham, Isaac, Solomon; Knowlton, Asaph, Ezekiel, Levi, Lucinda, Lyman, Silas; Knowlton's Falls; L' Acadie; Land grants, How to obtain, To soldiers, Terms; Lang, Matthew; Lawrence, David, Elijah, Erastus, Henry, Isaac, Isaac the younger, Samuel; Lawrenceville; Leather; Lewis, Ezekiel, Silas; Log cabin; Lots, choosing of; Lukens; Lynn (Mass.); Maple syrup; McFarland, Malcolm; Measles; Memphremagog, Lake; Merry, Benjamin, Ralph; Methodist Church; ~iddletown (Conn.); Milford (Mass.); Mills; Milnes, Robert Shore; Missisquois Bay; Mock,John, John the younger, Joseph; Moffitt, William; Moose; Moosefly; Mortar and pestle; Mosquitoes; Mountain, Jacob; Nash, Ephraim; Newfane (Vt.); North Stukely; Okkum; Orford mountain; Panthers; Partridges; Patterson, Elizabeth; Petersham (Mass.); Philipsburg; Pitt, William; Plumping mill; Point Gibraltar; Potash; Powers, Henry, Richard; Pownal, George; Prescott, Robert; Richmond (Vt.); Rittenhouse; Roads; Ryland, Herman W.; Savage, Edward, John, John son of Edward, John the younger, Peter; Scow; Shanties; Sheep; Shefford; Shefford township, Description, Division into lots; Mines, Provision of woods; Sheldon, Hannah; Sheldon (Vt.); Slab City; Snow; Soccage; Somersworth (N.H.); Spalding, John; Spinning; St.AuTnand; St. Hyacinthe; St. Johnsbury (Vt.); St. Pie; Stevens, Mr.; Stimpson, Ephraim; Stirling, earl of; Stukely township; Choosing lots, Description, Division into lots, Provision of woods; Sunday; Suveying; Theft; Towner, Mr.; Townsend, Mary; Micah; Micajah; Micajah, Rev.; Transportation; Traps; Tuttle, Thaddeus; Warrant of survey; Washington, George; Waterloo (Quebec); Weaving; Wells, Hannah, Jonathan, Mary, Rebecca, Samuel; Wentworth, John; West Alburgh; West Shefford; Westford (Vt.); White Plains (N.Y.); Whiting, Sanford; Whitney family; Wigwams; Willard, Abijah; Elizabeth; Joshua; Lucinda; Samuel; Wiseman, John Lockhart; Wolves; Wood, Hezekiah; Yamaska; Yamaska mountain; Yamaska River.
Contains pioneer sketches of the first settlers in this area, as well as a very good description of the condition that they encountered while establishing a life for themselves in the Eastern Townships of what later became the province of Quebec.
6.25 X 9.25"
Index (new Index by Ryan Taylor, 2000)
Originally published by John Lovell, Montreal, 1863
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 2000 (CD 2010)
ISBN 1-894378-45-8 (Hardcover)
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