Missisquoi Historical Society Report Fifteen 14-16 amd 19

Missisquoi Historical Society
Report Fifteen 14
[publisher: Missisquoi Historical Society, Stanbridge East, Quebec] Missisquoi County Historical Society report no. 14; 287 pages; illustrations; contents include:
* United Empire Loyalists in the Eastern Townships (by Audrey M. McCaw)
* Three articles on our historic past (by Donald McCallum)
* The Robinson residence, Cowansville (by Hobart Greene)
* Dr. Elijah Rowell, 1828-1889 (by Homer Bedee)
* Notes on the Blinn family (by Kate W. Blinn
* The Shand family (by Douglas Shand Tucci)
* Whitwell House, Philipsburg (by Keith Eddy)
* Here and there among some of the pioneer families of Stanbridge East (by Janette Bullard)
* Reminisce along with me (by Estella Primerman)
* The Vaughan family of Noyan (by Herbert R. Derick)
* Historical address (by Arnold L. Arms)
* An illustrated souvenir of Bedford (by Arthur T. Gould)
* The Bissell family of Noyan (by Darby G. Livingston)
* Betsey McKinstry Walbridge, 1794-1872 (by Frances Walbridge)
* A day in the life of Dr. Erle Draper (by Catherine M. Draper)
* The Montreal, Portland & Boston Railway and the Hibbard Road (by Norma W. Young)
* Alice Jane Johnson, a portrait of her times (by R. W. Yates)
* Historical sketch of Quebec's frontier early postal service and post offices (by R. Patterson); softcover; fine condition.

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Dedication 6
Life Members 8
Introduction: Activities 10
Annual Reports 15
The Dutch Street Cemetery 27
Missisquoi Citizens of Note 28
Memories of Early Ploughing Matches And the Story of the 1976 Match   Ruby Moore 31
Mrs. Winslow’s Receipt Book (1836) 36
Letters from Robert Peters,    Grace K. Atwood 39
Mystic Oldsters Tell It As It Was   Francis Walbridge 42
Some Missisquoi Dutch, D. J. McIntosh 59
The Pattisons,  Meada  Pattison Fraser 67
Clarence Academy, painting by A. M. Pattison 74
Names of Associates, founders of Township of Stanbridge 76
Crown at Curwensville railway Station, 1908 78
Those Dutch Street Jones 79
School Days 83
Visitor’s Register 84
A Century Ago, Stanstead Journal 86
Weekly Gleaner, 1848 88
Missisquoi Sugar Shanties 90
Compensation, D.J.M 91
Childhood Memories,  Alice England Drayton 92    
The Story of Glass and  Ironstone At St Johns, Ruby Moore 94
The Phillips Junction Railway,   Stephen Walbridge 100
Old Fashioned Christmas Violet B. Armstrong 109
Beauty, D.J.M 113
Thomas Cooper, from St Armand, Charles I. Lampee submitted by  Susan H. Cook 114
Water Over the Dam, iD.J.M 125


Forward,  Kenneth D. Tree 128
My Father, George Edwin Cornell  Francis Elisabeth Cornell Dent 129
The Diary,  George Edwin Cornell 130
The Trip from Edmonton Over the Hills     to Swan River Valley 170
Dad’s Journey, Loren O. Cornell 174
As I Remember Dad,  Douglas Cornell 177
Some Memories of My Father  Ruth Currie Cornell Hamson 178
As I Remember, Dolly Moore Cornell 182
One Frosty Morning,  M.L. Wilkie 186
Granpop and I,  M.L. Wilkie 187
Ears and Thumbs,  M.L. Wilkie 188
Wild Strawberries & Cream M.L.Wilke 188
History of What I Know of the Old Grist Mill at Strandbridge East, Quebec.  George Edwin Cornell 195
Missisquoi Historical Society Officers 197
1977 M.H.S. Membership List 198
Price List of Books For Sale at Cornell Museum 200

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Foreword 1
Dedication 2
Life Members 5
In Memoriam- V. Armstrong 7
In Memoriam W. Taylor 8
Essay Contest 10
Semi-Annual Meeting Reports 15
Annual Meeting Reports 24


Excerpts from The Voice of the River
   By Mrs Seraph A. C. Morgan 40
The Pike, A Short Guide to a Small River
   By Paige Knight 45
Ephraim Knight , M. P. Vol 5,, M.H.S. Reports 73
Ephraim Knight’s Letters 74
St. James the Apostle, Stanbridge East
    by Paige A. Knight 76
Edward J. Scagel  by Ruby G. Moore 80
Pioneer Woman, Helen David by Esther Mason 82
Hobart Butler, Gentleman and Scholar
    By Janice Cook 85
Answers to a Quiz by Marian Oakes 90
The Small Family of Durham
   by J. Lloyd Armstrong 94
Some New Light on an Old Chapel
    by The Rev. Keith Eddy 99
Inheritance by D.J.M 108
The Pioneers
   History of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry 109
A Genealogists Lament Anon 111
Beating the Drums for Sir John
   By Audrey Martin McGee 112
Missisquoi Historical Notes
   Contributed by Beryl Tremblay 121
Historical Sketch of Dunham Creamery
   By Lynne E Lang and Ronald Martin 124
Post offices in the Parish of St. Armand East
   and  Frelighsburg  by Norma Young  134
Landsberg’s Store by Margaret J. Ellis i139
Memory Street by Marguerite Corey Miller 145
A Closer Walk by Marguerite Corey Miller 145
Letters from Malcolm MacCallum
   Contributed by Donald MacCallum 146
The Story of The Lady Maria by Donald MacMallul 150
Commodore John Steel by J. Wesley Miller 155
Indentured Servant by Parker Reynolds 157
Excerpts from St. John’s Directory 159
Visitors Register, Moore’s Corners 163
Reminiscing by W. Gordon Roberts 165
Personal Recollections by Arthur de Creese Gilmour 169
Tarting up the White House  By The Rev. P.D. Hannen 175
Canon Mussen’s Diary contributed by Gerald Hawke 179
Resolutions, Province de Quebec,
    Annexation de la Partie Quest,
    copie a M Louis Couville 192
Missisquoi Historical Society Officers 197
1979-1980 Membership List 199
Acknowledgments 204
Price List of Books for Sale ay Missisquo Musuem 204

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Volume 19  1986 Reflections of Yesterday
Contents  Preface                                                                                                 5
Dedication                                                                                           6
In Memoriam with Tributes                                                                8
Memorial Board – Names Added                                                       16
Memory (poem)                                                                                  17
Life Members                                                                                      18

Part One Society Affairs
Part Two Reflections of Yesterday
Brome – Missisquoi- Perkins Hospital – A History                           56
The Story of Valentine Mock                                                             71
Johannes Mock, Loyalist                                                                     74
George Mitchell, First Miller in St. Armand                                        78
Ailwin Farms Continued : Memories & Anecdotes                            81
Columns from the Waterloo Advertiser, 1893                                     95
Selby Lake Sketches                                                                            102
Philipsburg Loyalist Celebrations, 1984                                              111
Sons and Daughters of Loyalists                                                          117
Old Bedford High School                                                                     130
Women’s Institutes in Missisquoi                                                        140
Roads on the South Slope                                                                     150
Mystic Missionaries                                                                              156
Farnham – La ville et les Cantons                                                         161
Home-made Fun in Mystic                                                                    165
The Changing Face of Missisquoi (Photos)                                          170
Migration of the Monaghan Bridge                                                        180
The Frontier Light Infantry, 1812 – 1815                                               184
The Cowansville Battery                                                                         190
Last Chore                                                                                               194
Tales of World War II                                                                             195
Last Message                                                                                          228
Armistice Day 1945 in Stanbridge East                                                  236
The Royal Canadian Legion in Missisquoi                                            237
L’Architecture Victorienne a Cowansville                                             238
Noyan Memories                                                                                      243
The Hunt Tombstones                                                                             245
Ackowledgements                                                                                   247
Books Published by the Society                                                              248