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Going From Bishop Feild to Broadway
Biography of war verteran and writer John Murray Anderson
Napoleonic Wars and the Economy
The Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815) were a time of social upheaval in Europe, but brought economic prosperity to Newfoundland and Labrador.
20th Century Salt Fish Markets: 1914-1992
At the outbreak of war in 1914, the Newfoundland fishery was already in trouble.
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 Migratory Fishery and Trade in the 17th Century
The basic characteristics of the migratory fishery did not change very much in the 300 years of its existence.
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.
Newfoundland and the American Revolutionary War, 1775-1783
The American Revolutionary War that occurred bewteen 1775 and 1783 had a significant impact on Newfoundland fisheries and society.
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.
Journal Extracts of Jean Baudoin, 1696
Extracts from a journal by Jean Beaudoin, dated November 10 to 19, 1696, and dealing with France, war, planters, boats, census, and livestock.
The Wars and the Migratory Fishery
The prosperity and collapse of the migratory fishery from the American Revolution to the French Revolution.
[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.
The Dutch Raid on Ferryland, 1673 - History - Colony of Avalon
Overview of the Dutch raid on Ferryland in 1673, which occurred after the Dutch had been defeated by the English and lost their colonies in what is now New York.
Edward Davis; 23 September, 1695
Deposition of Edward Davis, taken on September 23, 1695, and dealing with France, war, fortifications, and ordance.
Exploration and Settlement of Newfoundland
The region of Newfoundland and Labrador was the first stretch of North America's Atlantic coastline to be explored by Europeans
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