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Loyalist experience in Nova Scotia, 1783 to 1791.

Neil MacKinnon

Loyalist experience in Nova Scotia, 1783 to 1791.

by Neil MacKinnon

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Published in [Kingston, Ont.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American loyalists -- Nova Scotia

  • Edition Notes

    Half-title: Loyalist in Nova Scotia. Thesis - Queen"s University, 1975. Bibliography: leaves 539-552. Microfiche of typescript. Ottawa: National Library of Canada, 1976. - 6 sheet(s), 10.5 x 14.8 cm. - (Canadian theses on microfiche, no. 24856)

    Other titlesLoyalist in Nova Scotia
    SeriesCanadian theses on microfiche
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 554 leaves.
    Number of Pages554
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19849154M

    Reel 4: William Muir, account book, Annapolis, Digby and Saint John, ; John Mullin, certificate of land ownership, ; Hugh Munro, a Gaspe Loyalist involved in trading in the Bay of Chaleur area, letter book, ; Legislative Council Minutes, ; Robert Pagan, St. Andrews, draft dealing with legal jurisdiction of the.   About the middle of May, I received a review copy of Stephen Kimber's book Loyalists and Layabouts: The Rapid Rise and Faster Fall of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, , published I have read many books on that period of history related to the United Empire Loyalists' experience, but each one always gives another insight into and a.

    Over 3, Black Loyalists were enrolled in the Book of Negroes, but perhaps as many as 5, Black people left New York for Nova Scotia, the West Indies, Quebec, England, Germany, and Belgium. Next: Black Loyalist Communities in Nova Scotia. THIS UNFRIENDLY SOIL: THE LOYALIST EXPERIENCE IN NOVA SCOTIA, MacKinnon, Neil. Kingston, McGill-Queen's University Press, c pp, cloth, $, ISBN CIP Post-Secondary Reviewed by Robert Nicholas Berard. Volume 15 Number 2 March.

      Black Loyalists, however, pressured the colonial government of Nova Scotia to honour its commitment to them. Many held certificates signed by British General Samuel Birch, guaranteeing their freedom, and a promise that a small plot of land would be waiting for them. In September , the colonial government finally provided land. Reel 3: Conrad Gunter, Wickham, Queens County, deed, ; Captain James Hamilton, a Loyalist Militia Captain in Port Roseway (Shelburne), Nova Scotia, commission, correspondence, notebook (contains a list of passengers but no ship's name), ; William Harding (), legal documents, correspondence, inventory of the estate of.


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Loyalists in Nova Scotia hoped that their anticipated prosperity, to be achieved with British aid, would show that the American rebellion had been a terrible mistake.

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Amazon Price New from Used from 5/5(2). In the fall of the agents of the associations were joined in Nova Loyalist experience in Nova Scotia by a vanguard of early loyalists.

In October about had come from New York to Annapolis.¹ Jacob Bailey vividly described the overcrowding, each house being shared by several families, many unable to procure lodging at all. Read - This Unfriendly Soil: the Loyalist Experience in Nova Scotia Neil MacKinnon - desLibris.

A group of African-American Loyalists settled in Nova Scotia but emigrated again for Sierra Leone after facing discrimination there.

Many of the Loyalists were forced to abandon substantial properties to America restoration of or compensation for these lost properties was a major issue during the negotiation of the Jay Treaty in This Unfriendly Soil: The Loyalist Experience in Nova Scotia, Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press.

Niven, Laird. Birchtown Archaeological Survey (). Lockeport, NS: Roseway Publishing Company "Testing Two Sites in Birchtown." In Archaeological Surveys in Two Black Communities, Nova Scotia.

A list of people whose names were added to the Port Roseway Association going to Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Passenger manifest of the ship APOLLO evacuating Loyalists from New York to Shelburne, Nova Scotia A return of men, women, children and servants in Captain Robert Wilkins Company of Loyalists on board the ship APOLLO, John Adamson.

The Loyalist Experience in Nova Scotia, By Neil MacKinnon. History: Canada: Loyalists in Nova Scotia hoped that their anticipated prosperity, to be achieved with British aid, would show that the American rebellion had been a terrible mistake.

in relation to the early history of American loyqalist refugees in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia was heavily involved in the American Revolution (Nova Scotia included present-day New Brunswick until this colony was created after the war).

The American Revolution (–) had a significant impact on shaping Nova Scotia. At the beginning, there was ambivalence in Nova Scotia, "the 14th American Colony" as some called it, over whether the colony should join the Americans in.

In Loyalists and Layabouts Stephen Kimber explores the immigrant dream gone spectacularly wrong: Americans flowed into Shelburne, Nova Scotia, in to build "the envy of the American states" — only to see their aspirations ebb away like the Nova Scotia tide." —Christopher MooreReviews: 6.

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Paperback $ $ FREE Shipping. The C hurch of England’s R ole in Settling the Loyalists in the Tow n of Digby,Acadia U niversity, Digby was a Loyalist settlement in Nova Scotia, second only in size to Shelburne (Port Roseway).

Its location — directly across the Bay of Fundy from Saint John, near the entrance to the. Loyalists and Layabouts: The Rapid Rise and Faster Fall of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, - Kindle edition by Kimber, Stephen.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Loyalists and Layabouts: The Rapid Rise and Faster Fall of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Reviews: 6. This Unfriendly Soil: The Loyalist Experience in Nova Scotia, McGill-Queen's U.

Press, pp. Mancke, Elizabeth. The Fault Lines of Empire: Political Differentiation in Massachusetts and Nova Scotia, ca. Routledge, pp. online; Marble, Allan Everett. MacKenzie, A. The Irish in Cape Breton Antigonish, Formac Publishing, MacKinnon, Neil This Unfriendly Soil: The Loyalist Experience in Nova Scotia, Kingston, McGill-Queens University Press, MacLean, Rev.

Alexander The Story of the Kirk in Nova Scotia. of the Nova Scotian Loyalists towards the United States, All great passions are difficult to sustain, and even more so when one is removed from the object of that passion. The Loyalists came to Nova Scotia at the very flood of their anger.

Although they had sometimes been generous. See Neil McKinnon, This Unfriendly Soil, the Loyalist Experience in Nova Scotia,McGill-Queens Press, Associated Loyalists was a name most connected with an informal group of unattached provincials and civilians based in New York City.

In the face of the tumultuous situation in New York inCommander Guy Carleton. Related Background Information. Evacuation of New York. In April the first evacuation fleet left for Nova Scotia. A week later the British Commander, Sir Guy Carleton, sailed up the Hudson River to Orangetown for a conference with General Washington to discuss the evacuation.Loyalist History of Nova Scotia.

K likes. From - approximat Loyalist refugees went to Nova Scotia. Share their history here!New England who migrated to Nova Scotia between and to take 5. Neil MacKinnon, This Unfriendly Soil: The Loyalist Experience in Nova Scotia, (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, ), 6. Richard Lyman Bushman.