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XXI.} not only New France and Acadia, Hudson's Bay and Newfoundland, but a claim to a moiety of Maine, of Vermont, and to m command the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and send supplies to Newfoundland, she would be sole mistress of the fisheries for cod. Himed the whole eastern coast, Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, Newfoundland, Labrador, and Hudson's Bay; and, to assert and defend ther words, with the exception of the eastern moiety of Newfoundland, France retained the whole coast and adjacent islands, d; the successful invader of the English possessions on Newfoundland; and again, in 1697, in spite of icebergs and a shipwrerepeatedly made of forts to gain the French fortress on Newfoundland, and New England had desired the reduction of Acadia, assail Montreal; and, in one season, Acadia, Canada, and Newfoundland, were to be reduced under British sovereignty. The colire possession of the Bay of Hudson and its borders, of Newfoundland, and of all Nova Scotia or Acadia, according to its anc
Chapter XXII The aborigines East of the Mississippi. on the surrender of Acadia to England, the lakes, Chap XXII.} the rivulets, the granite ledges, of Cape Breton,—of which the irregular outline is guarded by reefs of rocks, and notched and almost rent asunder by the constant action of the sea,—were immediately occu- Pichon, 3 pied as a province of France; and, in 1714, fugitives from Newfoundland and Acadia built their huts along its coasts wherever safe inlets invited fishermen to spread their flakes, and the soil, to plant fields and gardens. In a few years, the fortifications of Louisburg 1720. began to rise—the key to the St. Lawrence, the bulwark of the French fisheries, and of French commerce in North America. From Cape Breton, the dominion of Louis XIV. extended up the St. Lawrence to Lake Superior, and from that lake, through the whole course of the Mississippi, to the Gulf of Mexico and the Bay of Mobile. Just beyond that bay began the posts of the Spaniards, w<
ibe, III. 248, 358, 363. Navigation act, origin of, I. 212. Of Charles II., II. 42. New Albion, II. 296. New Amsterdam, II. 277. New Belgium. See New Netherlands. New England, confederacy of the colonies of, 420. Royal commissioners for, II. 77. Population of, 93. Indians in, 93. War with King Philip, 101. The colonies consolidated, 433. Desire to conquer New France, III. 78. Gloomy years of, 186. North-eastern boundary, 333. Resolve to conquer Louisburg, 457. Newfoundland, I. 15,87;. 178, 192,217. New France. See Canada. New Hampshire visited by Pring, I. 327. Settled, 328. Annexed to Massachusetts, 418. Royal commissioners in, II. 86. Made a royal province, 115. Disputes with Cranfield, 117. Its series of lawsuits, II. 82. New Haven founded, I. 403. New Jersey. (See New Netherlands.) Why so named, II. 315. Quakers and Puritans in, 316. Slavery introduced, 317. Its laws, 319. West New Jersey bought by Quakers, 357. Treaty with the Indi