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4 edition of Information respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada found in the catalog.

Information respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada

addressed to emigrants and others in search of lands for settlement

by British American Land Company

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Published by s.n.] in [Sherbrooke, Quebec? .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 37520, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 37520
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (9 fr.).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24402300M
ISBN 100665375204

Eastern Townships genealogical resources This website contains a list and links to genealogical and historical indexes for vital stats, relevant books, cemeteries, newspapers, and . The Fromagerie des Cantons is located in the town of Farnham, beside the microbrewery. In order to respect the local loyalist tradition, we are the first cheese factory in Québec offering homemade cheeses using only Jersey cow milk (the little .

The wood industry elevated the region's prosperity, and the government of Lower Canada planned and built the Grande-Ligne Road. The community would benefit greatly. In , the municipality of Notre-Dame-des-Anges-de-Stanbridge was formed, and Henri DesRivières was named its first mayor and first prefect of the incorporated Missisquoi County. 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 .

Founded in , the municipality of Ascot Corner drew its name from an English village, Ascot, renowned for its equestrian grounds. George Stacey – whose father, a government employee in London, sent his son to Lower Canada to avoid jail for bad gambling debts – was one of the town's first residents. The British American Land Company ("BALC") was formed in and promoted by John Galt, Edward Ellice and others to acquire and manage the development of almost 1,, acres (1, sq mi; 4, km 2) of Crown land and other lands in the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada, in order to encourage the immigration of British subjects to the region.


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Information respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada by British American Land Company Download PDF EPUB FB2

Information respecting the Eastern townships of Lower Canada: in which the British American Land Company intend to commence operations for the sale and settlement of lands, in the ensuing spring, 3rd December, Item Preview.

Information respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada in which the British American Land Company intend to commence operations for the sale and settlement of lands, in the ensuing spring by British American Land Company.

Information respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada [microform]: addressed to emigrants and others in search of lands for settlement by British American Land CompanyPages: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Information respecting the eastern townships of Lower Canada.

Sherbrooke [Quebec]: R. Armour, (OCoLC) Information respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada: addressed to emigrants and others in search of lands for settlement. Author: British American Land Company. Get this from a library.

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Publisher: Sherbrooke [Quebec]: Armour, British American Land Company: Information respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada [electronic resource]: in which the British American Land Company intend to commence operations for the sale and settlement of lands, in the ensuing spring.

To such men, the healthy and fertile Eadern Townships of Lower Canada, are now about to be opened ; and they should know also, that, in respect of freedom from taxation, and liberality of institutions, the British Provinces of America offer advantages far.

Information respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada [electronic resource]: addressed to emigrants and others in search of lands for settlement. By British American Land Company.

Abstract. Concerns the lands offered for sale by the British American Land onic of access: Internet.4Author: British American Land Company.

Book-on-CD Edition. 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 Eastern Townships (French: Cantons de l'Est) is a tourist region and a former administrative region in southeastern Quebec, Canada, situated between the former seigneuries south of the Saint Lawrence River and the United States border. Its. Executive Council Office of the Province of Lower Canada (RG 1 L3L) includes the petitions and administrative records concerning land disposition in Lower Canada as well as the preceding New France and Province of Quebec regimes.

Information respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada: in which the British American Land Company intend to commence operations for the sale and settlement of. Source: Information respecting the Eastern Townships, situated in the southern part of Canada: addressed to emigrants and others in search of land for settlement and furnished by the British American Land Company, [London?: The Company, ] -- 3 p.

; 38 cm. Due to COVID, many events and attractions listed on the website may be cancelled or closed. As a precautionary measure, all the Infotouriste Centres are closed until further notice. For more information on COVID, please visit You have a business in the Eastern Townships tourist industry.

Only 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 immigrants. Today, the historical Eastern Townships make part of four administrative regions of Quebec: Centre-du-Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches, Estrie, and Montérégie.

Add to clipboard Sketch of Sherbrooke and its vicinity, Eastern Townships, Lower Canada. Add to clipboard Lennoxville Bird's Eye View, Add to clipboard Bird's eye view of Beebe, ca. Add to clipboard East Angus covered bridge. 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 American Land Company, London (P.A.C. pamphlet no. A number of additions have been made to this copy.

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 by: 1.

Pioneers of the Eastern Townships ($) An online book containing official and reliable information respecting the formation of settlements, with incidents in their early history, and details of adventures, perils and deliverances.

Searchable online edition of this book published in A physical copy of the book is available at Global Genealogy.The author describes the founding and development of the Eastern Townships in detail. The book 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 the Eastern Townships of Quebec (Lower Canada / Canada East).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