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History of Prince Edward Island

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Author: Duncan Campbell
Published: 1875
Language: English
Wordcount: 66,070 / 210 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51
LoC Category: F
Downloads: 755
Added to site: 2011.12.01 31049
Genre: History

An in-depth description of the life on the island and the history of this piece of land that is located north of Nova Scotia.

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s of some old houses. I fear that it will not be too comfortable." The vessel in which Captain Holland was conveyed to North America was called the Canceaux, and had been fitted out by the government with the view of aiding him in his professional operations; but on applying to Lieutenant Mowatt, her commander, for boats and men, he was coolly told that such aid could not--according to instructions--be granted. Having complained to Lord Colville, then in command of the naval force in North America, instructions were at once issued to Lieutenant Mowatt to give the required assistance; and Governor Wilmot instructed Captain Hill, the commanding officer on the island, to render all the assistance in his power in forwarding the important service in which Captain Holland was engaged.

In a letter addressed to the Earl of Hillsborough, Captain Holland reports most favourably respecting the capabilities of the island. He adds, "There are about thirty Acadian families on the island, who are re



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