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THE

BRITISH DOMINIONS

IN

NORTH AMERICA;

OR A

TOPOGRAPHICAL AND STATISTICAL DESCRIPTION

OF THE PROVINCES OF

LOWER AND UPPER CANADA,

NEW BRUNSWICK, NOVA SCOTIA,

THE ISLANDS OF NEWFOUNDLAND, PRINCE EDWARD, AND CAPE BRETON.

INCLUDING

CONSIDERATIONS ON LAND-GRANTING AND EMIGRATION;

AND A

TOPOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY

OF

LOWER CANADA;

TO WHICH ARE ANNEXED,

STATISTICAL TABLES AND TABLES OF DISTANCES, &c.

BY JOSEPH BOUCHETTE, ESQ.,
SURVEYOR GENERAL OF LOWER CANADA, LIEUT. COLONEL C. M., VICE PRESIDENT OF THE LITERARY AND

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEBEC, AND CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE SOCIETY OF ARTS, LONDON.

Embellished with Views, Plans of Towns, Harbours, &c.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

PUBLISHED BY HENRY COLBURN AND RICHARD BENTLEY,

NEW BURLINGTON-STREET.

1831.

Cheeks May 133

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CONTENTS

Divisions and Subdivisions of the Province-County of Halifax-Description-Shubenacadie

Canal - The Harbour of Halifax—The Town of Halifax-Its Manufactures, Trade, Exports
and Imports—Township of Halifax—Township of Dartmouth-Lawrence Town—Preston-
Colchester District — Township of Truro— Township of Onslow-Londonderry-Pictou Dis-
trict-Its Harbours-Harbour of Pictou-Town of Pictou-Table of Population, Produce, &c.
of the County of Halifax-COUNTY OF SYDNEY-Township of Dorchester-Of Arisaig-St.
Andrew's-Tracadie - Manchester - Guysborough - Milford Haven-Chedabucto Bay-
Canseau-Harbour-Town of Wilmot - Township of St. Mary's - River St. Mary-Sher-
brooke-Table for the County of Sydney-CUMBERLAND COUNTY-Fort Lawrence— Town-
ship of Amherst-Proposed Canal-Settlements on the Maccan, Nappan, and Hibbert Rivers

- Tatmagouche Bay—Township of Wallace—Wallace Bay-Pugwash Settlement—Philip
River-West Chester-Roads—Table-Hants County—Township of Windsor—Town of
Windsor — Townships of Falmouth - Newport - Rawdon - Kempt -Douglas-Table-
King's County—Township of Horton—Village of Kentville— Townships of Cornwallis

- Aylesford—Pansborough-Minas Basin—Table— County of LUNENBURGH— Township

of Chester - Mahone Bay—Chester Town—Township of Lunenburgh-Harbour and Town

of Lunenburgh-Township of New Dublin-River and Harbour of La Have-Statistical

Table-Queen's County—Town of Liverpool-Port and Trade-Port Medway-Set-

tlements on the River Medway — Table — ANNAPOLIS County—Town of Annapolis-

Granville and Wilmot Townships---Annapolis River-Clement's Township-Digby-Wey-

mouth—Township of Clare—Bay of Fundy_Statistical Table—COUNTY OF SHELBURNE-

Shelburne Township— Town of Shelburne-Harbour-Light-house-Barrington Township

-Argyle Township—Tusket River and Islands—Harbour of Pubinco— Yarmouth Town-

ship-Harbour of Cape Fourche-Chebogue River-Village of Yarmouth-Statistical Table

for the County of Shelburne-For the Province

10 to 42

VOL. II.

b

Climate of Cape Breton-Natural Productions—Minerals—Coals—Gypsum-Salt-Springs—
Iron-Fisheries—Population-Inhabitants – Religion-Education — Government — Revenue

- Agriculture-Shipping-Trade—Table of Exports and Imports—Island of St. Paul's—

Report thereon

82 to 91

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