Missisquoi Historical Society Reports # 6-10 contents

Missisquoi Historical Society Report #6

Re-organization Meeting - page 3
Constitution - page 5
Members - page 7
Caldwell's Manor - page 9
Advertisements - page 19
Scottsmore Sketches - page 21
Extracts from Diaries - page 31
Slab City - page 38
Freligh Family - page 39
Spencer House - page 40
The Pinnacle (a poem) - page 43
Old Letters - page 44
Eccles Hill (a poem) - page 53
Eastern Townships Bank - page 54
Newspapers - page 61
St. Armand Sketches - page 63
Bedford Directory - page 70
Walbridge Mansion --Mystic - page 76
Farnham - page 79
Century Farm Owner - page 81
Over Ninety Club - page 86
Epitaphs - page 86

Missisquoi Historical Society Report #7

Members - page 1
The late Alfred Rousseau - page 5
Missisquoi County - page 7
Abbott's Corner - page 12
Old Frelighsburg (a poem) - page 16
Bedford Times (Adv. and local news 1886) - page 19
 F. W. Jones Old Bee Circular 1892 - page 23
Missisquoi Co. Agricultural Society - page 25
Cowansville First Newspaper - page 31
Nelsonville Parish - page 35
Bishop Oxenden in Dunham - page 39
The Beach Farm - page 46
Extracts from James Lee's Diary 1837 concl'd. - page 51
Reminisces of Farnam's Corner - page 56
Bishop Stewart Memorial Church - page 62
The John Krans House - page 65
The Farmer's Inn - page 67
Frelighsburg Prtestant School - page 71
Lagrange Hunter's Mills - page 76
Mystic Obituary of Mrs Phelps - page 85
Old Letter 1805 - page 85 Old Accounts - page 85
Philipsburg - page 87 Riceburg - page 89
Highlights of History in Stanbridge East - page 89
Allan Edson - page 105
Mrs. Seraph A. C. Morgan - page 109
Baker-Gilmour Family History - page 111
Sweetsburg Miltimore Farm - page 115
Old Tombstones - page 116

Missisquoi Historical Society Report #8

Minutes of M.C.H.S. - page 3
Mrs. Cornell's Reminiscences - page 4
Paroisse de St. Rose de lima, Sweetsburg - page 9
Canon Mussen's Diary, Farnham - page 11
The Missiskoui Record - page 17 Fort Montgomery - page 23
Methodist Church, Frelighsburg - page 27
Century Property Owners - page 35
Recollections of Edmund Watson - page 37
History of the Bedford High Schol - page 42
Centennial of Anglican Church in Clarenceville and Noyan - p 45
Reminiscences of Dunham Methodist Church - page 52
Zebulon Edwin Cornell - page 56
The Tragedy of Bloody Island - page 58
Rev. Jones' Diary, Bedford - page 62
Lynnwood Farnam - page 68
The School on the Hill - page 74
The Late Miss Carrie Derick - page 79
Letter to Miss M. Phelps from Mr. E.H. Stevens - page 85
Old Cornell Mill Museum - page 89
Couvent de Sweetsburg - page 93
Dunham Home - page 95
The Common Schools - page 97
Mnemosyne - page 104
Canon W.P.R. Lewis - page 105
A Farmer's Diary - page 107
Treasures in the "Old Mill" Museum - page 112
History Makes History - page 114
Les Registres de I'Eglise Catholique Romaine - page 115
Ballard Rifle - page 116
Philip Luke - page 117
The Seigniories of Noyan and Foucault - page 120

Missisquoi Historical Society Report #9

Organ Celebrates Centennial – 1867
Philipsburg – 1867
Frelighsburg – 1867
West Farnham
Clarenceville – 1867
Stanbridge East – 1867
The Comparative Value of Horses and Oxen on the Farm – 1867
Noyan – 1867
Dunham – 1867
Riceburg
Bedford – 1867
Missisquoi – Surface and Drainage
Population Trends in Missisquoi
Century old Houses in Noyan
The Parish of St. Thomas de Faucault (Noyan)
A Farewell to Clarenceville
The Parsonage Houses of St Armand and St Armand East
Eighth Generation of Sixby family Living in St Armand
Looking Backward
Wesley United Church, Bedford
Miss Jessie Corey
A Bit of History and True Anecdotes of Stanbridge East
Memories of Stanbridge East
Malmaison and Des Rivieres
History of Des Rivieres Covered Bridge
Sand Hill Corner
Boyhood Recollections of Farnham Centre
Presbyterian Church – Farnham Centre
Morrison Clan – Franham Centre
Sketches of a Scotsman (Alex Kollmyer)
Historic old Frelighsburg School given to Missisquoi County Historical Society
Cairn Erected at Stanbridge East in 1966

Missisquoi Historical Society Report #10

Foreword 5
Dedication 6
Anthem for Centennial of Canadian Confederation 7           
Confederation as Affecting Lower Canada – 1867    9                
Christian View of Confederation – 1967  10                                   
Poem: The World is Wide Enough 12                                          
Prayer For Expo 13                                                                        
Vilas Co. at Expo 15                                                                    
Boys from Mass. Visit Bedford on Way to Expo 16                        
The First Ten Years  17                                                                     
Cowansville  26                                                                              
Freeport 42                                                                                        
Mystic 50                                                                                          
Farnham   59                                                                                     
The Vincent Family    75                                                                  
Rev. Caleb Cotton  80
Wyatt Eaton – Artist 89                                                                    
Historic old Houses in Sweetsburg 94                                               
Thoughts of a Prospective Bride   97                                                 
Some Festivals in Old Missisquoi 99                                              
Pike River 104                                                                                       
La paroisse Ste. Jeanne d’Arc  107                                                       
The 13th Scottish Light Dragoons  109                                                  
Organist Honoured in Frelighsburg 111                                                
Mrs. Jones and Mrs. Spicer Celebrate Birthdays 113                           
Diary – Written in 1868 in Dunham  115                                              
Dunham Diary     121                                                                            
Agreement for Rental of a Farm  130                                                    
Victoria Springs – Frelighsburg 134                                                       
Lynwood Farnham  138                                                                         
My Old Quilting Frames    140                                                                   
Historic Cairn Unveiled  143                                                                  
Historical Society Notes   145                                                                 
Acknowledgements  149