Newfoundland and the Jingoes

An Appeal to England's Honor

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Author: John Fretwell
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 18,403 / 62 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.5
LoC Category: JC
Downloads: 299
Added to site: 2008.05.04
mnybks.net#: 20753
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Politics
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re to plant and set and sow, but have had to fall to fighting Frenchmen." He went home, and in the last year of his life he obtained a grant of land, which is now occupied by the States of Delaware and Maryland; and to its chief city his son gave the name of the wild Irish headland and fishing village, whence he took his own name of Lord Baltimore in the Irish peerage.

After Calvert's departure, the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland sent out a number of settlers; and in 1638 Sir David Kirke, one of the bravest of England's sea-captains, who had taken Quebec, received from Charles I. a grant of all Newfoundland, and settled at Verulam, or Ferryland, the place founded by Calvert. Under Kirke the colony prospered; but, as he took the part of Charles in the civil war, his possessions were confiscated by the victorious Commonwealth.

At that time there were nearly two thousand settlers along the eastern shore of Avalon; and the great Protector, Oliver Cromwell, protected the rights of the Newfoundland settle

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