Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division (March 9, 1993)
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within the fall of 1758 Charles Lawrence, Governor of Nova Scotia, issued a proclamation inviting population of the hot England colonies to choose vacant lands in Nova Scotia. Over the process the following fifteen years, good over 8000 males, girls, and kids made the journey northeastward. With them they introduced the Puritan traditions of robust neighborhood executive, a unfastened church, and formal education.This staff, referred to as the hot England Planters, left at the back of them huge amounts of paper, recording their kinfolk with the govt., with the courtroom platforms, with the army, with retailers and financiers, and with their very own neighbors and families.Judith A. Norton has compiled a bibliography of files present in repositories in the course of the Maritimes and New England: diaries, letters, inner most offers, courtroom files, church files, and a variety of executive records. There are over 3000 entries in all.