Missisquoi Historical Society Reports # 1-5 contents

Missisquoi Historical Society Report #1

Missisquoi Historical Society Reports
Reading Matter
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First Report

Missisquoi Historical Society - page 4
Missisquoi's Historians - page 6
United Empire Loyalists - page 9
Eccles' Hill Monument - page 11
The Late Dr. Cedric L. Cotton - page 17
The Late Dr. N. A. Smith - page 21
Constitution - page 23
Annual Meeting - page 26
Dunham Meeting - page 36
Missisquoi.  Its origin and meaning - page 37


ILLUSTRATIONS
First Report

Hon. Judge Lynch, L. L. D. - page 8
Eccles' Hill Monument - page 12
Hon. Geo. B. Baker - page 16
Hon. Judge McCorkill - page 20
Dr. C. L. Cotton - page 24
Dr. N. A. Smith - page 28
J. P. Noyes, Esq., - page 32
Chas. A. Jones, Esq., - page 40
E. E. Spencer, Esp., - page 44
Chas. Moore, Esp., B. A. - page 48
F. X. A. Giroux, Esq., - page 52
W. M. Pattison, Esq., - page 56

~~~~~ Second Report

Special Meeting - page 8
Annual Meeting, President's address - page 9 Secretary's Report - page 12
Address Woman's Committee - page 14
Members of the Missisquoi County Historical Society - page 20
Contributions - page 23
Etymology of Missisquoi - page 26
Parliamentary Representation - page 29
The Missisquoi German or Dutch - page 31
Paper of Mr. Somerville, "Roger's Rangers" - page 36
The Early Settlement of Cowansville - page 37
Brief Sketch of Dunham - page 41
A Stanbridge Incident of the Troubles of 1837 - page 43
Impressions of a New Comer Fifty years ago, E. L. Watson - page 46
 The Chamberlains - page 48
The Old Block House at Philipsburg - page 48
 The Freligh Family - page 49 The Rice Family, Stanbridge - page 49
The Arthur Family in Stanbridge - page 50
Bingham Family Record - page 50
Mrs. Pattison's Children - page 51
Hon. Philip Henry Morre - page 51
Hon. Thomas Wood - page 52 Georges Clayes, Esq. - page 53
Daniel Bishop Meigs, Esq., M. P. - page 53
J. J. B. Gosselin, Esq., M. L. A. - page 54 The St. Albans Raid, 1864 - page 55

Illustrations
Second Report

Sir James McPherson Lemoine - page 6
Dr. Arthur George Doughty - page 8
E. R. Smith, Esq., - page 10
John Hunter, Esq., - page 12
Homestead of the Late John Hunter, Esq., - page 14
Judge Solomon Bingham - page 16
Stephen B. Derick Homestead - page 18
Hon. And Lieut. Col. Henry Caldwell's Manor House - page 20
Anthony Derick Homestead - page 22
 "Eastview" Residence of Wm. Mead Pattison - page 24
 "St. Jacques" Catholic Church and Presbytory, Clarenceville - page 26
 R. B. Derick's residence - page 28
 Mayor Uriah Traver Chilton's house (former Townsend Homestead) - page 30
 Clarenceville House, Ths. H. Derick, modern - page 32
 Charles Derby House - page 34
 John Robinson's house - page 36
 Cowansville Flouring Mill - page 38
 Residence of Mrs. F. U. And Miss Carrie M. Derick, M. A., South Street,    Clarenceville -page 40
Truman B. Derick's house - page 42
The Old Block House, Philipsburg - page 48
 Hon. P. H. Moore, M. L. C. -page 50
Hon. Thomas Wood, M. L. C. - page 52
Late George Clayes, M. P. - page 52
D. B. Meigs, M. P. - page 54
 J. J. B. Gosselin, M. L.  A. - page 54
 Late Calvin Derick, Esq., - page 56
 Reuben H. Vaughan, Esq., - page 58

~~~~~ Third Report

Officers of the Missisquoi Historical Society - page 5
Annual Members of Missisquoi County Historical Society, 1907-1908 - p 7
Annual Meeting, President's address - page 10 Secretary's Report - page 13 Mr. Noyes and the Fenian Raid Cannon - page 20
Special Meeting at Farnham - page 22
The Missisquoi Historical Society - page 23
Missisquoi Historical Notes - page 24
The Voice of the River - page 24
Back to Old Missisquoi (poem) - page 28 Miss A. T. Tittemore, Historical and Reminiscent - page 29
James O'Halloran, Esq., Ex-M. P. P. - page 35
Mrs. Anna Coatsworth Post - page 37
Browne Chamberlain, Esq. - page 40
Sweetsburg's Newspaper - page 42
The Old Church Tavern - page 45
Ernest Racicot, Esq., Ex- M. P. P. - page 47
Missisquoi Bay (poem) - page 49
Pike River - page 51
A Brief History of Philipsburg Methodist Church - page 55
Wm. Mead Pattison, Esq., - page 58
Miss Nancy Hawley, of Clarenceville - page 60
Dr. Farnsworth's Reminiscences of Early Life in Missisquoi - page 63
Cyrus Thomas, Esq., - page 64

HISTORICAL CLIPPINGS
Stanbridge East:
The Briggs Family - page 65
The Sawyer Family - page 66
The Hart Family - page 67
The Wightman or Weightman Family - page 68

HISTORICAL NOTES
Missisquoi, Secection of Court House Site - page 70
Bishop Stewart - page 71 Anglican Church - page 72
 St. Armand West - page 73
St. Armand East - page 74
Methodist Church - page 75 Roman Catholic - page 77
Baptist Church - page 78
Anglican Missions - page 78 Philipsburg - page 79
New Connexion Methodists - page 79
Something About the Olden Times in Missisquoi, St. Johns, etc - page 82 Centennial of the Baptist Church at Abbott's Corner - page 85
The Late Henry Ross, Esq., - page 86
The Farnham Hospital - page 87
The Canadian Loyalists and Early settlers in the District of Bedford - page 90
The Camden Colony - page 108 ~~~~~

ILLUSTRATIONS

Third Report

Court House and Jail, Sweetsburg, P.Q.-page 4
The Old Mill Dam, Cowansville-page 30
James O'Halloran, Esq., M.P.-page 35
Browne Chamberlin, Esq., M.P.-page 40
Henry Rose, Esq.,-page 43
The Old Church Tavern-page 45
Philipsburg, Que.,-page 49
E.Racicot, Esq., K.C., Ex-M.P.-page 47
The Wharf at Philipsburg, Missisquoi Bay-page 50
Pike River Bridge-page 51
Mouth of Pike River, Missisquoi Bay-page 53
Wm. Mead Pattison, Esq.,-page 58
Miss Nancy Hawley-page 61
Mr. Cyrus Thomas-page 64
Bedford Bridge-page65
The Ste. Elizabeth Hospital, Farnham, Que.,-page 87

Missisquoi Historical Society Report #4
Index
Missisquoi County Historical Society 1909-1910

Reading Matter

Officers of Missisquoi Historical Society - page 11
Members of the Society - page 12
Annual Meeting 1908 - page 16
Annual Meeting 1909 - page 32
 The Nameless Dead, poem - page 38
Hon. G. B. Baker - page 41
Late Asa Rykert - page 43
Hon. Judge Buchanan - page 45
Hon. Judge Badgley - page 47
Miss. County Council, action to Volunteers on Fenian Raid - page 50
Princess Salm Salm - page 51
 Gifts to the Society - page 52
Birth of Dunham Township - page 53
Notes, Historical and Reminiscent by Miss M.A. Titemore - page 55
Sweetsburg Court House and Jail - page 57
 St. Armand Negro Burying Ground - page 62
 Recollections of Mrs H.S. Drury - page 64
Moore's Corner Battle 1837 - page 67
How J. P. Rexford captured a Fenian - page 75
Historical Data and Dates Birth of Missisquoi County, Dr. Geo. McAleer - page 76

ILLUSTRATIONS

County Building, Bedford - page 15
Fairfield - page 31
Methodist Church - page 40
Hon. G.B. Baker, K.C. - page 41
Late Asa Rykert - page 43
Hon. Judge Buchanan - page 45
Hon. Judge Badgley - page 47
Princess Salm Salm - page 51
Sweetsburg Court House and Jail - page 57 Moore's Corner - page 67 Thr Cornell Mill - page 74

Missisquoi Historical Soc Report #5
INDEX

READING MATTER

Honorary Members--Life Members--Annual Members- page 5
Annual Meeting 1910 - page 9
President's Address - page 9
Address President Women's Committee - page 13
 Secretary's Report - page 15
Secretary-Treasurer's Financial Statement - page 18
Address, Hon. P.S. G. MacKenzie - page 18
 Address, A.A. Ayer, Esq. - page 19
Election of Officers - page 22
Picnic at Selby Lake - page 28

The Seigniories of Missisquoi:
 General historical data - page 29
 Explanation of the system - page 32
 Seigniory of Foucault:
  a) Under French rule - page 34
  b) Under British rule - page 39
 Seigniory of Noyan - pae 43
 Parishes - St. George de Clarenceville, and St Thomas de Foucault p45
 Memorandum re Settlement of Clarenceville village - page 46
 Seigniory of St. Armand - page 48
 Seigniories of Daine and Lusignan - page 51
 Abolition of Seigniorial System page 52
 Schedules - Cadastres Abreges - page 59

Sketches:
 Hon. Mr. Justice I.T. Drummond, ex-M.P. - page 61
 Hon. Mr. Justice Christopher Dunkin, ex- M.P. And ex-M.I.A - p 63
 Ralph Taylor, ex-M.P.P. - page 64
 Lt.- Col. Stevens Baker, ex-M.P.P. - page 74
 Ephraim Knight, ex-M.P.P. - page 76
 William Baker, ex-M.P.P. - page 77
 Hon. Mr. Justice James Smith, ex-M.P.P. - page 79
 Hannibal H. Whitney, ex-M.P.P. - page 81
 Dr. Josiah S. Brigham, ex-M.P.P. - page 83
 Rev. Micaiah Townsend - page 84
 Hon. Mr. Justice Samuel Gale - page 95
 Rev. George Slack - page 98

Battle of Moore's Corner, by S.G. Taylor, Sr. - page 102
The Birth of Dunham Township, by E.I. Watson - page 104
Reminiscences of the early Settlers in Dunham, by Mrs. E.I. Watson - p 105
Episodes of Rebellion Days - page 108 Continued

ILLUSTRATIONS

Selby Lake - page 27
Plan of Lake Champlain Seigniories  (no page given)
Seigniorial Court - page 57
Hon. Mr. Justice I.T. Drummond, ex-M.P. - page 61
Hon. Mr. Justice Christopher Dunkin, ex-M.P. And ex-M.I.A - page 63
Ralph Taylor,  ex-M.P.P. - page 64
Residence of Ralph Taylor, Philipsburg - page 65
Residence of James Taylor (his brother) - page 67
Episcopal Church, Philipsburg - page 69
Block House, Philipsburg - page 71
 Loving Cup, with inscription - page 72
Enlarged inscription - page 73
Lt.-Col. Stevens Baker, ex-M.P.P. - page 74
Ephraim Knight, ex-M.P.P. - page 76 William Baker, ex-M.P.P. - page 77
Hon. Mr. Justice James Smith - page 79
Hannibal H. Whitney, ex-M.P. - page 81
Dr. Josiah S. Brigham, ex-M.I.A - page 83 Rev. Micaiah Townsend - page 84
Episcopal Church, Clarenceville, erected 1818 - page 89
 Interior of same - page 90
Same Church (renovated) 1879 - page 92
 Interior of same - page 93
Hon. Mr. Justice Samuel Gale - page 95
Rev. George Slack - page 98