Holland's Description of Cape Breton Island and Other Documents

By: Harvey, D.C. (Ed.)

Price: $75.00 USD

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Grey-green softcover. Faint name of previous owner, with no other marks or damage. Publication No. 2 of the Public Archives of Nova Scotia. "This volume is a collection of documents relating primarily to the work of Captain Samuel Holland in Cape Breton Island. It consists chiefly of letters to and from Holland concerning his survey of that island between 1765 and 1767, his final description as submitted to the Board of Trade in 1768, an explanation of the townships as marked on his plan of 1766, a short description of a later date based upon his original outline, and other letters of Holland subsequent to 1768 on his work in New England and his final return to Quebec." - Preface. Census rolls of 1811 and 1818 in Appendices A and B. 168 pp.

Title: Holland's Description of Cape Breton Island and Other Documents

Author Name: Harvey, D.C. (Ed.)

Categories: History, Local,

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Publisher: Halifax, Public Archives of Nova Scotia: 1935

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 009773

Keywords: NOISBN History, Maritime. Nova Scotia