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The French Newfoundland Fishery in the 18th Century
The 18th century brought a number of difficulties for the French fisheries at Newfoundland.
19th Century French Fishery
The French Revolution and the wars of the Napoleonic empire brought about an interruption in the French fishery in 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.
[Captain] Dudley Lovelace; 9 March, 1675
An account of the Dutch Fleet upon the coast of Newfoundland, written by Captain Dudley Lovelace and dealing with the Second Dutch War.
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.
Petition of George Strange et al. [Merchants of Bideford]; 21 January, 1706
Petition to the Board of Trade from George Strange et al., dated January 21, 1706.
Petition of James Benger et al.; 10 January, 1707
Petition to the Board of Trade from James Benger et al., dated January 10, 1707.
Petition of John Clappe et al., to William III, 1697
Petition to William III from John Clappe et al., dated 1697, and dealing with France, war, planters, names, boats, and stages.
Petition of Richard Amiss et al. [Inhabitants of Buoys Island, off Ferryland, Newfoundland]; May, 1709
Petition to Governor Joseph Dudley of Massachusetts from Richard Amiss et al., dated May, 1709, dealing with France and the war
From 1816 to the Present
The fishery remained the mainstay of the St. Pierre and Miquelon economy during the 19th century.
Initial Impact of the Revolution on Newfoundland
The quarrel between Great Britain and its North American colonies had been brewing for some time, but no one expected a revolt to break out in 1775.
Long Term Impact of the Revolution
It would be misleading to assume that the revolution had no ill-effect on the fisheries.
Richard Hartnoll et al.; 15 September, 1707
Deposition of Richard Hartnoll et al., dated September 15, 1707, and dealing with the Pool Plantation, planters, names, France, and war.
Thomas Cleasby; 23 March, 1708
Deposition of Thomas Cleasby, taken on March 23, 1708, and dealing with the Pool Plantation, planters, France, war, cod, fisheries, houses, and stages.
Winter of 1696 - History - Colony of Avalon
Overview of the French attack on Ferryland, which occurred in the winter of 1696 as a part of the war between France and England.
During the Second World War, Newfoundland played a pivotal role in Allied naval strategy for the North Atlantic.
The American Presence in Newfoundland and Labrador
Under its Leased Bases Agreement with Britain, the United States had permission to establish military bases in Newfoundland.
The Anglo-American Leased Bases Agreement
The United States obtained the right to build military bases in Newfoundland by the Leased Bases Agreement signed with Britain on March 27, 1941.
By the end of the Second World War, the obscure fishing villages of Argentia and Marquise had been transformed into a mammoth US military base.
Bell Island Sinkings
Bell Island is one of the few locations in North America that German forces directly attacked during the Second World War.
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