Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Nova Scotia” in chapter 1 of Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1:
...y that of Quebec in 1759, and the British occupation of the St. John as far as the Nashwaak; and were already aware of the natural advantages of the territory.
The first Essex County migration to Nova Scotia (as New Brunswick was then called) took place in the spring of 1763 in a packet sloop of forty tons burthen, commanded by Captain Newman.
The following spring brought a reinforcement of colonists...
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