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Louisbourg, an historical sketch

Joseph Plimsoll Edwards

Louisbourg, an historical sketch

read before the Nova Scotia Historical Society, 27th November 1894.

by Joseph Plimsoll Edwards

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Published by Nova Scotia Printing Co. in Halifax .
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    Subjects:
  • Louisbourg (N.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Fisher copy available in an online version via the UTL Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides digital collection.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. plan.
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16202622M

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    Louisbourg, former town, Cape Breton county, northeastern Nova Scotia, Canada, on the east side of Cape Breton Island, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Sydney. Since it has been part of Cape Breton Regional Municipality. Founded in by French settlers from. A view taken from the entrance of Louisbourg harbour 1 print: etching, hand-colored. | Print shows a small island at the entrance to the harbor at Louisbourg, Nova Scotia. Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.

    Vaughn had been convinced by John Bradstreet, a recently released prisoner of war at Louisbourg, that the bastion was in disrepair and undermanned, its garrison's morale was low, and its site was vulnerable to attack from the land side. A model of the Fortress of Louisbourg is on display at the National Historic Park on Nova Scotia. (b) Peter Bower, Louisbourg: A Focus of Conflict Unpublished Report H E 13 (Fortress of Louisbourg, March ) (search/hehtml) (c) Historical Memoranda Series, , H F 25, (Select excerpts) (search/) Produced the following guides.


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