Sketch of the Old Parish Burying Ground of Windsor, Nova Scotia: With an Appeal for Its Protection, Ornamentation and Preservation

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Jas. J. Anslow, 1889 - Nova Scotia - 99 pages

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Page 15 - So farre, so fast the eygre drave, The heart had hardly time to beat, Before a shallow seething wave Sobbed in the grasses at oure feet : The feet had hardly time to flee Before it brake against the knee, And all the world was in the sea.
Page 40 - If you find that fair means will not do with them, you must proceed by the most vigorous measures possible, not only in compelling them to embark, but in depriving those who shall escape of all means of shelter or support, by burning their houses and by destroying everything that may afford them the means of subsistence in the country.
Page 31 - November, 1752, or any former Proclamation to the contrary. And We do hereby promise (by and with the Advice and Consent of His Majesty's Council) a Reward of Thirty Pounds for every male Indian Prisoner, above the Age of Sixteen Years, brought in alive ; for a Scalp of such Male Indian Twenty-five Pounds, and Twenty-five Pounds for every Indian Woman or Child brought in alive...
Page 41 - Shooner they will be Stowed in Bulk, but if I have no more Vessels I will put them all aboard let the Consequence be what it will, your Speedy answer will much oblige Dear Sir, Your most obedient and humble Servant, A.
Page 54 - ... improvements in general, but particularly in the repairing and making dykes, a work which they are accustomed to, and experienced in, and we find that without their further assistance many of us cannot continue our improvements, nor plough nor...
Page 54 - Lands are inclosed we cannot with certainty raise Bread for our Subsistence. Your Memorialists therefore Humbly pray your Excellency will be pleased to take this matter of so much consequence to us into consideration, to...
Page 40 - I would have you to consult with him upon all occasions and particularly with relations to the means necessary for collecting the people together so as to get them on board, and if you find that fair means will not do with them, you must proceed by the most vigorous measures possible not only in compelling them to...
Page 54 - ... this matter of so much consequence to us into consideration,... to permit the Accadians to remain with us the Ensueing summer, and to continue to them the allowance of Provisions as hitherto, which Enables them to Labour at much Lower wages, especially at the high price they now bear in the Country and which will tend greatly to the Encouragement and Success of these infant Settlements.
Page 28 - Wesleyan missionaries & ministers, who have died within the bounds of the conference of Eastern British America, since the introduction of Methodism into these colonies (Halifax, 1872).
Page 22 - Annapolis, by a narrow isthmus of about tive miles, on which are some in-- considerable settlements of the Acadians. Out of the road leading to Windsor a path has been opened through the wood to the Cobbiquid, communicating with the towns already named in that neighbourhood, and from thence through the Township of Amherst to Cumberland, by means of which, cattle have been driven upon the snow, when frozen, to Halifax. Such other openings have likewise been made from the head of the Cobbiquid to Pictou...

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