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Letters from the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada

British American Land Company.

Letters from the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada

by British American Land Company.

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Published by J. King Printer in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emigration and immigration -- Lower Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Statementthe British American Land Company.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19, 4 p.
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17139380M

    Letters to the Editor; Search this site: A New Life: The Settlement of the Eastern Townships On February 7, , the Lieutenant Governor of Lower Canada, Alured Clarke issued a royal proclamation which stated that the crown lands of the province were to be surveyed into townships and the land granted to settlers was to be held according to. Among the first post offices in Lower Canada were those at Philipsburg () and Drummondville (). By , Stanstead, Lower Forks (Sherbrooke), Ascot, Hatley, Shipton, and Richmond all had post offices. Then followed Granby (), Dunham (), Georgeville and Shefford (), and Frelighsburg ().

    Information respecting the eastern townships of Lower Canada: addressed to emigrants and others in search of lands for settlement. Publisher: Sherbrooke [Quebec]: Armour, Quebec was divided into counties that were divided into townships or municipalités de paroisses. The British North America Act of established Crown lands as a provincial responsibility. Only land petitions for Upper and Lower Canada (Ontario and Quebec) were retained by the Government of Canada.

    This paper examines the pamphlets that promoted British colonization of Lower Canada's largely American-settled Eastern Townships during the s. As part of its strategy to stimulate British migration to the region, the imperial government had sold most of the remaining crown land to the London-based British American Land Company. Get this from a library! Information respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada: addressed to emigrants and others in search of lands for settlement.. [British American Land Company.;].


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Letters from the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada by British American Land Company. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Province of Lower Canada, according to its present condition, may be separated into two parts, viz: First. the Seignories or French Lower Canada, which comprehends a narrow tract of land on each side of the River St.

Lawrence, varying in breadth from ten to forty Miles - And secondly, the Townships, or English Lower Canada, which. Later it became known as the "Eastern Townships of Lower Canada" (as opposed to the "Western Townships of Upper Canada") and "Eastern Townships" by The name was translated to "Townships de l'Est" towards and "Cantons de l'Est" inbut the region officially became "Estrie" in ; this last name is still debated.

Includes: Table of distances to Upper Canada; Table of distances to the eastern townships; and, [Table of distances] from New York. Described in Catalogue of the National Map Collection, vol.

2, F/[], p. "This copy is similar to the one which appears in Information respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada The British. Inthe civil administrator of Lower Canada, Alured Clarke, ordered to survey the Crown lands south of the Saint Lawrence River into townships to make room for the Loyalists who had fled the United about a fifth of these townships were eventually settled by Loyalists.

The rest of the surveyand land was settled by successive waves of French, American, Scottish, and Irish. 13 Francis A.

Evans, The Emigrant's Directory and Guide to Obtain Lands and Effect a Settlement in the Canadas (Dublin, London, and Edinburgh ), 55; Information Respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada (London ), 12–14; Report of the Court of Directors of the British American Land Company to the Proprietors, 19 June (London ), 11–12; Gosse, Cited by: 1.

In this book, Mrs Day describes the founding and development of the Eastern Townships in detail. The book also contains much biographical information about individuals and families who settled in the area. An invaluable reference for everyone with an interest in the early history of families of the Eastern Townships of Quebec (Lower Canada.

March 2, The Eastern Townships lie between the St. Lawrence River and the Canada / United States border. They were originally part of the following counties: Arthabaska County, Brome County, Compton County, Drummond County, Frontenac County, Megantic County, Missisquoi County, Richmond County, Stanstead County, Shefford County, Sherbrooke County and Wolfe County.

Tables Appendix: Lands purchased from His Majesty's government by the British American Land Company in the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada --Letters from the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada, containing information, respecting the country, which will be useful to emigrants.

Full and correct title reads Pioneers of the Eastern Townships: A work containing official and reliable information respecting the formation of settlements; with incidents in their early History; and details of Adventures, Perils and Deliverances.

The author writes: "the object of the book is to bring a more lively remembrance of the hardships and privations suffered by the early settlers of. Eastern Townships, Canada Hotel Deals. Lowest prices for. Check In — / — / — Check Out — / — / — Guests 1 room, 2 adults, 0 children Guests 1 2.

Book 9+ rooms. Age. Update. Search. Reset. Filters. COVID Properties taking safety measures. Deals. Free cancellation. Reserve now, pay at stay. Properties with special offers. In Canada was divided into two parts: Upper Canada, which later became Ontario, and Lower Canada, which became the province of Quebec.

The region known today as the "Eastern Townships," or "L'Estrie" in French, was then referred to as either "The St. Francis River District" or the "domain of the Abenakis (Boisvert,p. 2, who is.

Quebec’s Eastern Townships have been named by National Geographic as one of Canada’s 50 places of a lifetime. It has my vote. Set in the southeastern corner of the province, this region is filled with rolling hills, farms and forests, charming towns and inns, and fantastic food.

In Testimony whereof we have caused these our Letters to be made Patent, and the Great Seal of our said Province to be hereunto affixed. Appears in 17 books from Page - Church by one archbishop, and eight bishops ; and the Presbyterian Church of Canada, in connection with the Church of Scotland, by annual synods, presided over by 1/5(1).

Top Eastern Townships Wineries & Vineyards: See reviews and photos of wineries & vineyards in Eastern Townships, Quebec on Tripadvisor. townships of Sutton, Potton and Bolton. New England pioneers knew the hardships of frontier life and brought valuable skills to what was then called Lower Canada (Québec).

They cleared land, made potash, cut roads, raised crops and built mills. With the coming of. Eastern Townships genealogical resources. Library and Archives Canada.

Ship passenger list indexes, Home Children indexes, Canadian census indexes, military records, and images for,andNumerous other databases, research tips, etc. Digitized historical books and publications. Visit the.

Genealogy Research in the Eastern Townships May 1, Jacques Gagné 1 Comment La Société de généalogie des Cantons-de-l’Est is another important genealogical society that collects information about the marriages, baptisms and deaths of English language families of Lower Canada and Québec, whether found in binders, books, CDs or online.

Information Respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada: In Which the British American Land Company Intend to Commence Operations for the Sale in the Ensuing Spring (Classic Reprint) [British American Land Company] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Information Respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada: In Which the British American. Early history Millerites in Canada.

The Seventh-day Adventist Church developed from the Millerite movement of the s and s. William Miller traveled in response to invitations.

This led him to the Eastern Townships ofJoshua Himes, and Josiah Litch all visited Canada. Miller's sister lived in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. Josiah Litch lived in that district and led in. The Eastern Townships were granted under a different system than those in the western townships.

They were granted to a Leader, usually a Loyalist, and his thirty or so Associates. There were two exceptions to this plan as the Township of Sutton was granted to Loyalists with Letters Patent and the Township of Potton, was granted, in part.

It's really a love letter to this area." By reading her first four books in order, she hopes people "will get a sense of what it's like to live in Quebec," as each is set in a different season.Love letter to the Townships: Q&A with new Breakaway host Alison Brunette From the Gaspé to the Abitibi, the Eastern Townships to the Lower North Shore, Toll-free (Canada only): A scenic drive a couple of hours east of Montreal will land you square in the heart of the Eastern Townships.

Given its proximity to the U.S. border, there is a distinctive New England- esque quality in the terrain and in the scenery, but a visit to one of the many points of interest will reveal the true Quebec flavor- in the food, language and style.