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Sir William Alexander and North American Colonization

John G. Reid

Sir William Alexander and North American Colonization

A Reappraisal

by John G. Reid

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Published by Saint Mary"s University in Halifax .
Written in English


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Pagination18 p. :
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Open LibraryOL26622212M

It was during September of that James the First of England granted1 a sizable part of the north-eastern coast of North America to a Scottish nobleman, Sir William Alexander of Menstrie, Earl of Stirling.2 The royal charters, like all important state documents of the time, were in Latin. Thus it was that the words "Nova Scotia" were first. American Flag. Mexican War. Republic of Texas. Indians. Alexander, SIR WILLIAM, patentee of Nova Scotia, and a poet and court favorite, to whom James I. and Charles I. were much attached. He was born at Menstrie, Scotland, in

William Hoge "of County of Monmouth in the Eastern Division of New Jersey a Taylor" purchased acres of land 11 Nov on a branch of the Elk River in East Nottingham Twp, Chester County, Pennsylvania (Chester Co Deed Book D Pg. ). Taxes were not recorded in Chester County until William Hoge appears on these records until American readers interested in European colonization of North America will be forgiven if they are unfamiliar with Sir William Alexander's attempt in / to send Scots settlers to Nova Scotia under the command of his son and an unpredictable .

11 Jan. –16 Apr. William Alexander Smith, businessman, farmer, and local historian, was born in Anson County, the son of William Gaston Smith (–79), a planter, miller, merchant, magistrate, militia officer, chairman of the trustees of the Carolina Female College, and leader of the local Methodist mother was Eliza Sydnor Nelme of Anson County . The colonization of North American went through long period of war between major European powers. Unlike other region in the world where the scramble for colonization witnessed less incidences of hostility, North America was a battle ground between major European powers including Britain and Frances.


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Sir William Alexander and American Colonization Author: Edmund Farwell Slafter, Carlos Slafter, Great Britain. Sir William Alexander and American colonization; including three royal charters ; a tract on colonization ; a patent of the county of Canada and of ; with annotations and a memoir by the R [Britain, Great] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Edmund F. Slafter. Sir William Alexander and American colonization by Slafter, Edmund F. (Edmund Farwell),ed ; Skafter, Carlos,[from old catalog] tr ; Great Britain. 2 Sir William Alexander and North American Colonization.

2 Sir William Alexander and North American Colonization (pp. ) On 12 FebruarySir William Alexander, first Earl of Stirling, died in London, at the approximate age of sixty-three years.¹ His death was probably the only way in which Alexander could have obtained release from.

Reid, John G., ‘Sir William Alexander and North American colonisation: a reappraisal’, a lecture delivered at the university of Edinburgh, published by the Centre for Canadian Studies (Edinburgh, ).

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Click Download or Read Online button to get william alexander lord stirling book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Nova Scotia () The first documented Scottish settlement in the Americas was of Nova Scotia in On 29 Septemberthe charter for the foundation of a colony was granted by James VI of Scotland to Sir William Alexander.

Between andSir William launched four attempts to send colonists to Nova Scotia; all failed for various reasons.

Nova Scotia () The first documented Scottish settlement in the Americas was of Nova Scotia in On 29 Septemberthe charter for the foundation of a colony was granted by James VI of Scotland to Sir William Alexander. [1] Between andSir William launched four attempts to send colonists to Nova Scotia; all failed for various reasons.

PART ONE: COLONIAL HABITATION 2 Sir William Alexander and North American Colonization 23 3 Environment and Colonization Styles in Early Acadia and Maine 40 4 The 'Lost Colony' of New Scotland and Its Successors, to 53 PART TWO: IMPERIAL EXCHANGE 5 'The best Conditioned Gentleman in the World'.

Verbal and Physical Abuse in. Sir William Alexander (c), 1st bt. and 1st Earl of Stirling. William Alexander was the only son of Alexander Alexander (d. ) and Marion Graham, daughter of Gilbert Graham of Gartavertane. [2][3]. His father died while he was young and his grand uncle James was appointed his tutor.

William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling (). From Agnes C. Laut, Canada: The empire of the north, Ginn, Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

Sir William Alexander, Earl of Stirling (. - 12 February ) was a Scottish poet and nobleman, who was an early promoter of Scottish colonisation of Port Royal, Nova Scotia, and Long Island, New York.

Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Stirling, William Alexander, Earl of, or ; Format: Book, Microform, Online; 47 p., [2. Scottish poet and statesman Born c Died William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, most generally known as Sir William Alexander, son of Alexander Alexander of Menstrie (Clackmannanshire), was born at Menstrie House, near Stirling, about The family was old and claimed to be descended from Somerled, Lord of the Isles, through John, lord of the Isles.

In King James I of England (VI of Scotland) awarded the lands of Acadia to Sir William Alexander for the purpose of founding the colony of Nova Scotia. In his son King Charles I ceded Acadia back to France, and, under the Company of New France, a renewed period of French colonization followed.

A bitter struggle for power broke out in. Edition Notes STC (2nd ed.) a Reissue of 1st ed., Dedicated to Prince Charles. In it was reissued without the dedication, and with new t.p.: The map and description of New-England; together with a discourse of plantation, and colonies: also, A relation of the nature of the climate and how it agrees with our owne country England.

Books shelved as colonization-of-the-americas: Christopher Columbus and the Conquest of Paradise by Kirkpatrick Sale, The Conquest of America: The Questi.7 For a brief recent assessment of Alexander's significance see Reid, Sir William Alexander and North American Colonization: A Reappraisal (Edinburgh, I ).

8 McGrail, Alexander, For arguments in favor of i as the correct date see Insh, Scottish Colonial Schemes, 2Harvey, "Sir William Alexander.Slafter, Edmund F. (Edmund Farwell), Sir William Alexander and American colonization, including three royal charters, a tract on colonization, a patent of the County of Canada and of Long Island, and the roll of the knights .