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New England Planters

  • Planters & Pioneers: Nova Scotia 1749–, by Esther Clark Wright (Lancelot Press, Hantsport, N.S., 1978). Includes name, place of origin and immediate family of settlers to Nova Scotia between the founding of Halifax and the outbreak of the American War of Independence, and when and where in Nova Scotia they settled.. This resource includes Ulster-Scots, Yorkshire, and German settlers to Annapolis County as well as the New England Planters.
  • A Checklist of Secondary Sources for Planter Studies, compiled by Daniel C. Goodwin & Steven Bligh McNutt (1990).
  • The Planter Studies Series nos. 1–4, out of Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S.
    1. They Planted Well: New England Planters in Maritime Canada, Margaret Conrad, editor.
    2. Making Adjustments: Change & Continuity in Planter Nova Scotia 1759–1800, Margaret Conrad, editor.
    3. Intimate Relations: Family & Community in Planter Nova Scotia 1759–1800, Margaret Conrad, editor.
    4. Planter Links: Community & Culture in Colonial Nova Scotia, Margaret Conrad and Barry Moody, editors.

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