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The 16th Century International Fishery
More Europeans at the end of the 15th century were engaged in fishing than in any other occupation except farming.
The English Fishery and Trade in the 18th Century
The British migratory fishery at Newfoundland reached its height in the 18th century in terms of production, employment, and revenue.
The Seven Years' War, 1756-1763.
Information about the Seven Years War, the long-expected war that broke out in May 1756.
The Nine Years' War, 1689-1697
This first episode in the long contest between England and France is also known as King William's War, and as the War of the Grand Alliance.
The Impact of the Anglo-French Wars, 1793-1803
Coming so soon after the massive market collapse of the late 1780s, the Anglo-French wars had a devastating effect on the migratory fishery.
France and England - later Great Britain - were at war, on and off, from 1689 to 1815.
[Colonel] J. Gibson; 8 June, 1697
An extract from Letter to Board of Trade, by Colonel J. Gibson, dated June 28, 1697.
Counsel for Cecil Calvert; 23 December, 1651
Counsel for Cecil Calvert (Second Baron Baltimore), in his case concerning the Province of Avalon, dating from December 23, 1651.
The Defence of the Fisheries
There were no garrisoned fortifications on the Island until France established its colony at Plaisance (Placentia) in 1662.
From "Discovery" to the Treaty of Utrecht (1713)
Information about the islands St. Pierre and Miquelon from their initial discovery by Joas Alvarez Fagundes, to the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713.
Edward Davis; 23 September, 1695
Deposition of Edward Davis, taken on September 23, 1695, and dealing with France, war, fortifications, and ordance.
European Migratory Fishery
Newfoundland with its adjacent waters was originally viewed as a cod fishery, an important supplement to fisheries carried on in European waters.
The French Newfoundland Fishery in the 18th Century
The 18th century brought a number of difficulties for the French fisheries at Newfoundland.
French Presence in Newfoundland
From the very beginning of colonization, France was an important participant in the exploration and exploitation of Newfoundland.
Newfoundland and the French and American Wars, 1793-1815
Britain was at war with France from 1793 until 1815, with a brief period of peace in 1802-1803.
The French Treaty Shore
The French Treaty Shore came into existence with the ratification of the Treaty of Utrecht (1713).
A brief history of Labrador, including the importance of the fishery, permanent settlement, and relations with Quebec and with Newfoundland.
Prosperity and the end of the Migratory Fishery, 1803-1815
The fishing trends which developed after 1793 became even more pronounced after 1803, when the Napoleonic wars began.
The Military Aspects of the Wars
The Napoleonic wars did not cause much damage to Newfoundland. France was in no position to carry on warfare overseas because of the French Revolution.
History of Plaisance
A history of the Newfoundland settlement, Placentia, from difficult beginnings in 1662 to the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713.
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