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BOOK - A History of the County of Yarmouth Nova Scotia
By J. R. Campbell
Originally published by J.A. McMillan, St. John, 1876
This edition by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2003 (CD 2010)

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This book is a high quality reprint of a rare volume that was originally published in 1876. An excellent history of Yarmouth county including biographical information and listings of early families.

Table of Contents:
  • Introductory Chapter
  • Chapter 1 - Limits of the County, physical character, climate, natural history
  • Chapter 2 - Introctory historical facts, earliest references.
  • Chapter 3 - Aboriginal inhabitants, Indian relics, French settlers and settlements.
  • Chapter 4 - Early nglish setters, the county known to American fishermen before sttlement, government offers to intending settlers, land grants.
  • Chapter 5 - The first arrivals, their locations, condition and first experiences.
  • Chapter 6 - Progress of the work of setlement, Committee appointed by council, rules for their guidance.
  • Chapter 7 - Continued until influx till 1764, first notice of Argyl and Pubnico, Mr. Cawley's return, Personal references.
  • Chapter 8 - Increase between 1764-7, township grant, marks of progress, grist and saw mills.
  • Chapter 9 - Opening of the County by-roads, public worship, first ministers, Chebogue Church raised.
  • Chapter 10 - Township of Argyle, when set apart, successive settlement of Argyle, Tusket, Eel Brook, and Pubnico, The D'Entremonts.
  • Chapter 11 - Fresh arrivals, memorial for a re-adjustment of county limits, colonial troubles of 1775, politics of the period.
  • Chapter 12 - Third decade 1780-90, loyalist element in the county, Cape Forchue meeting house, Escheated property, partition of the township of Yarmouth, original settlers of Tusket, church covenant of 1784.
  • Chapter 13 - Commercial progress, fishing, early local merchants, Yarmouth made a Port of Shelburne, J.N. Bond, religious revolution, Henry Alline, Johnathon Scott, Harris Harding, religious census, Original homes and first locations of the early settlers.
  • Chapter 14 - Opening of the nineteenth century, condition of roads and bridges, institution of the post office, H.G. Farish, progress in public buildings, Episcopal Church, Abbe Sigogne, social conveniences.
  • Chapter 15 - Supremacy of Yarmouth gradually asserted, War of 1812-14, Loyal Memorial, defences.
  • Chapter 16 - The story of Yarmouth shipping enterprise, Anthony Landers, rise of the Methodist body, the Free Baptists. rise and progress fo Sunday schools.
  • Chapter 17 - Social progress from 1800, negro slaves, new settlements, Salmon River, Kemptville, Beaver River, Ohio, Hebron, Carleton, temperance and total abstinence, societies, Great Fire of 1820.
  • Chapter 18 - Political and educational progress, Confederation, incorporation, judicial history of the county, courts, common places, our schools and school-masters
  • Chapter 19 - Literature, literary remains, the press.
  • Chapter 20 - Celebration of the Centennial Aniversay of the Settlement of Yarmouth.
  • Chapter 21 - The town of Yarmouth, churches, schools, private residences, banks, insurance offices, manufacturers, agricultural societies, synopsis, steam by land and water, fisheries, general trade, recapitualtion, conclucion.
An example of detail provided in the list of settlers:
    "Robert Robertson arrived 1784, originally from Holland, A Hessian (soldier), settled at Cranberry Head, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia".
200 Pages
6.25" X 9.25"
Originally published by J.A. McMillan, St. John, 1876
This edition by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2003 (CD 2010)

ISBN 1894571797 (Hardcover)

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