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Summary of the Book 'A Canadian Manor And Its Seigneurs':
A Canadian Manor And Its Seigneurs The Story Of A Hundred Years 1761 1861 by George M Wrong. With Illustrations
Excerpts from the Book 'A Canadian Manor And Its Seigneurs':
... at Malbaie.-The first seigneur of Malbaie.-A new policy for settling Canada.-The Sieur de Comport, seigneur of Malbaie, sentenced to death in France.-His ... ... Godefroi Coquart, who was sent, in 1750, to inspect the posts, is the finest in the world. He reported, in particular, that the farm of Malbaie had ... ... contrasts this with what he sees about him at the time of writing-a parish with more than five hundred inhabitants, with one hundred men capable of bearing ... ... and even a neighbouring seigneur, could not read. When Roman Catholic services were held at Murray Bay, as they were regularly before he died, the ... ... and the Americans.-Montgomery's plans.-The assault on December 31st, 1775.-Malcolm Fraser gives the alarm in Quebec.-Montgomery's death.-Arnold's ... ... of Lieutenant-Colonel. Having reached this goal he intended, as soon as he decently could, to sell out and retire. Late in 1782 we find him again in ... ... Winter.-Signals across the river.-Nairne's reading.-His notes about current events.-The fear of a French invasion of England.-Thoughts of flight ... ... I am of reading and that book is a great resource. Our degenerate age gets little entertainment out of sermons and usually keeps an encyclopdia strictly ... ... in all good purposes that he may show courage in danger, patience in adversity, humility in prosperity. He asks, too, to be made sensible how little ... ... He ends by asking that nothing of which he is possessed may be spared towards making Alick Ker pass a pleasant time in Canada.. The fear which the ... ... shirt, have been the modest increases to his wardrobe since the hasty exit from Fort George many weeks before. He begs his sisters to make him some shirts ... ... were two sons, Thomas and John. Thomas, the elder, was to get the estate at Murray Bay for John India was talked of but his mother could not let him ... ... arrival of Colonel Nairne. It was not until 1797 that these occasional services ceased and Murray Bay secured a resident priest. Then was fully established ... ... teaching of the book, and adding that Mother Marie Catherine's life could not fail to be an inspiration to young girls to live nobly. This simple belief ... ... to force the habitant to bake his bread in the seigneur's oven but what would do in a compact French village, where fuel was scarce, became absurd ... ... are vast numbers, excellent for the table, but in the deep pools are also huge trout, ranging in weight from three to eight pounds. The surrounding ... ... they fired on us from the houses pretty smartly we were ordered to lie behind the fences till the Rangers, who were detached to attack the Enemy ... ... were under a necessity of falling back instantly, when Colonel Fraser who commanded the Left Brigade consisting of the 28th, 47th and his own Regiment, ... ... like a wall he follows, looking for an opening, and may be led insensibly into the labyrinthine circle at its end from which he will hardly escape. ... ... 18, 280. Blackburn, Hugh, 54, 55. Bleakley, Mrs., 106. Bonaparte, Napoleon, 112, 129, 133, 155, 169. Bonneau, 10, 11, 109. Bonner, G.T., ...