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Grand Pre Notes.

Grand Pre! The very name brings to the mind a picture of dykes and orchards, of Acadian relics and hospitable farm-houses. How many thousands, closing their eyes after reading “Evangeline,” have been wafted where

“Distant...

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Records of Chignecto

The Late John Palmer, Esq. (Continued)

“The First school I went to,” Mr. Palmer stated to the writer, “was taught by Ebenezer Cutler at Dorchester Island. I attended in the evenings, after teaming all day. Dillworth’s...

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Reminiscences

A Chapter in the Early History of Nova Scotia

A Paper Read by Miss Eliza Frame at the Entertainment At Shubenacadie, July 17th, in Aid of Auxiliary of the W. F. Missionary Society.

Nine years before the settlement of...

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Records of Chignecto

The Late John Palmer, Esq.

John Palmer came of good stock. His father held a commission in the British service, was a loyalist, and was amongst the thousands of those who preferred banishment in a northern wilderness...

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- A Short History of the early settlement of Sunbury County, New Brunswick, by James Hannay, author of The History of Acadia, was recently read by the author before the Nova Scotia Historical Society. The paper which was compiled from original...

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Judge Morse’s Lecture

The opening lecture of the Mt. Allison Course was well attended last Friday evening and the large audience in Lingley Hall listened with eager interest while Judge Morse in graceful and appropriate language depicted scenes...

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One Hundred Years Old.

The Oldest Agricultural Society in Canada.

Centennial of the King’s County Agricultural Society of Norton, N.B.

The Kings County Agricultural Society will celebrate the hundredth anniversary on the 10...

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CAIN AND ABEL

John Mandum was the son, the grandson, the great-grandson of Gloucester fishermen. From childhood he had been destined for their calling, and had already made more than one trip to “the Banks” as “odd boy.” Last year he had gone as...

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COLONIZATION.
Waste of Public Lands.- More Colonization Settlements Wanted.

The following is a series of reflections which an experience of sixteen years in the service of new settlements enables me to make to the country, in the interest...

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Colonization and Agriculture

MR. EDITOR:—Your Correspondent. "New Brunswicker," is wisely calling public attention to Colonization and Agriculture. Is it not time our Legislature was directing its attention to increasing the material wealth of...

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Sources of Law.

Mr. H. A. Powell delivered an admirable lecture in Lingley Hall last Friday evening on “The Sources of English Law.” After a few introductory remarks the lecturer said that the world has only developed two great systems of...

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Fifty Years Ago.

In the last letter was noticed the political grandfathers or pioneer legislators of New Brunswick, with their sons, the second generation of Responsible Government notoriety.

The special mention of the Hon. Joseph Howe,...

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Fifty Years Ago.

DEAR Sir,—Through the kindness of Miss Chandler, of Dorchester, we are furnished with early records of deeds recorded in the Registry Office, of marriages, &c. Here is one of the records : "In consideration of thirty...

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C. E. Knapp Spends the Evening of His Sixty-First Birthday at His Birthplace.

Mr. Editor- No place in the Maritime Provinces has a more remarkable history than the country around old Fort Beausejour now known as Fort Cumberland.

In...

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Fifty Years Ago.
A Glance at the Party Legislation at New Brunswick. The Trials and Labors of the Political Grandeurs of the Province.

As had been said before, Nova Scotia was divided and New Brunswick created a separate province in 1786...

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Fifty Years Ago.

Dear Sir:- Westmorland for the last fifty years has been singularly favored in having a few philanthropic gentlemen to whom it is much indebted. Mr. Charles Allison in the matter of higher education; the Honorables William Crane...

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Low Tide on the Grand Pre.
BY BLISS CARMAN

The sun goes down and over all
These barren reaches by the tide
Such unelusive glories fall,
I almost dream they yet will hide
Until the...

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Fifty Years Ago.

DEAR SIR:—It would be wrong to pass over, without special notice, that much cherished institution of Westmorland "General Muster" This was ostensibly a grand military display, but was in reality a great social gathering...

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Fifty Years Ago.

MR. EDITOR.

Dear Sir:—Much complaint is made that a large portion of the fishing schooners in the St. Lawrence is American. This is laid to our bad Government, our country, and every thing else but the true CAUSE by the...

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Bear vs. Birch-Bark.
Charles G. D. Roberts

It was on the upper waters of the Oromocto river that the case of Bear vs Birch-Bark was decided. The tributary of the St. John is one of the noted trout streams of New Brunswick. Hither had my...

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Fifty Years Ago.

DEAR Sir: — There is a general drift westward of the population of the eastern States, as well as of the Maritime Provinces; but the drift from the Provinces is largely the work of sullen, selfish, disloyal, dis-appointed...

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Fifty Years Ago.

A digression on being over-governed.-The absurdity of having so much Legislative Machinery.

Dear SIR:—One hundred years ago Nova Scotia was divided and New Brunswick set apart for another province; the reason was that...

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Fifty Years Ago.

MR. EDITOR:—I have thought it better to go back of fifty years in this letter. Our Provinces of New
Brunswick and Nova Scotia, as well as Ontario, are, compared with the New England Stales, quite new.
We often hear...

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Fifty Years Ago.

DEAR SIR:—On the spot where Mr. George Ford's store now stands stood a primitive little edifice, Mr. William Cranes dry goods and grocery store, the centre of business in Sackville. If I am not, mistaken, it was the only store...

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THE "RAWDON'S" LUCK.
BY CHARLES G. D. ROBERTS.
Concluded.

Farther on she saw where the broad ditch, following the inside of the dyke, was crowned with a growth of cat-tail flags, whose blackish spikes thrust themselves up stiffly...

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