Letters From Nova Scotia

By: Moorsom, William Scarth (edited by Marjory Whitelaw)

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"Contains extracts from letters sent home by travellers who visited Nova Scotia between 1749 and 1856. Of these, the letters by William Scarth Moorsom are the most numerous and the most lively. Moorsom came to Canada with the British Army and served as deputy quartermaster-general at Halifax in the eighteen-twenties. His letters give us a fascinating glimpse of the comings and goings of the colony on the eve of Confederation." Spruce cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 152 pages (including Notes, Select Bibliography). Light general wear, in lightly edgeworn dust jacket w/light soil, 1/4" tear to top edge of front panel.

Title: Letters From Nova Scotia

Author Name: Moorsom, William Scarth (edited by Marjory Whitelaw)

Categories: History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Ottawa, Oberon Press: 1986

ISBN Number: 0 88750 627 5

ISBN Number 13: 9780887506277

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 013356

Keywords: MARJORY WHITELAW, WILLIAM SCARTH MOORSOM, TRAVEL, NOVA SCOTIA, LETTERS, CORRESPONDENCE, LETTER WRITERS, HALIFAX, LOWER CANADA, 0 88750 627 5 HISTORY