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WITH AXE AND BIBLE: THE SCOTTISH PIONEERS OF NEW BRUNSWICK, 1784-1874., Campey, Lucille H.

Author Name    Campey, Lucille H.

Title   WITH AXE AND BIBLE: THE SCOTTISH PIONEERS OF NEW BRUNSWICK, 1784-1874.

Binding   Soft Cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto Natural Heritage 2007

ISBN Number    1897045220 / 9781897045220

Seller ID   29559

206 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "New Brunswick's enormous timber trade attracted the first wave of Scots in the late 18th century. As economic conditions in Scotland worsened, the flow of emigrants increased, creating distinctive Scottish communities along the province's major timber bays and river frontages. While Scots relied on the timber trade for economic sustenance, their religion offered another form of support, sustaining them in a spiritual and cultural sense. These two themes, the axe and the bible, underpin their story. Using wide-ranging documentary sources, includ-ing passenger lists and newspaper shipping reports, (this book) traces the progress of Scottish colon- ization and its ramifications for the province's early development. Who were these Scots? What factors caused them to select their various locations? What problems did they face? Were they successful pioneers? Why was the Scottish Church so important to them? In tracing the process of emigration, (the author) offers new insights on where Scots settled, their overall impact and the cultural legacy they left behind. (It) is the first fully documented account of Scottish emigration to New Brunswick." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small faint rub mark on front cover.

Scots,  18th  Century,  19th,  Emigration,  Immigration,  Ships,  Passenger  Lists,  Loyalists,  Charlotte  County,  Miramichi,  Northumberland,  Timber  Trade,  Restigouche,  Skye  Settlers,  New  Kincardinshire,  42nd  Highland  Regiment,  Argyll  Highlanders,  74th,  Digby,  Dumfriesshire,  Fisheries,  Fredericton,  Gaelic,  Glasgow,  Scotland,  Scottish,  Glenelg,  Greenock,  Halifax,  Nova  Scotia,  New  Brunswick,  Highlanders,  Islanders,  Aberdeen,  Clyde,  Dumfries,  Isle  Of  Arran,  Acadia,  Acadians,  Cape  Breton,  Chatham,  William  Davidson,  Kings  County,  William  Loch,  United  Empire  Loyalists,  MacLean,  Newcastle,  Passenger  Lists,  Fares,  Perthshire,  Presbyterianism,  Presbyterians,  Prince  Edward  Island,  Queens  County,  Restigouche,  Richibucto,  Royal  Highland  Regiment,  St  Andrews,  Saint  John,  Sawmills,  Shipbuilding,  Shipbuilders,  Shipyards,  Ship  Captains,  Ships,  Royal  Adelaide,  James  Souter,  Sutherland  County,  Timber  Trade,  County  Of  York. 

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