Eastern Townships


Eastern Townships
   Hd Proposition to settle with disbanded Loyalists, 264. Dr Settled by British Americans, 289; mixed population of, 288.
   Bib.: Day, Pioneers of the Eastern Townships; Day, History of the Eastern Townships; Thomas, History of the Eastern Townships.

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  • Eastern Townships — The Eastern Townships (French: Cantons de l Est ) is a historical region in south eastern Quebec, lying between the former seigneuries south of the Saint Lawrence River and the United States border. Its northern boundary roughly followed the… …   Wikipedia

  • Eastern Townships — Estrie Provinz Québec Verwaltungssitz Sherbrooke Lan …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eastern Townships — /istən ˈtaʊnʃɪps/ (say eestuhn townships) noun an area in southern Quebec, Canada, consisting of 11 townships south of the St Lawrence River …   Australian English dictionary

  • Eastern Townships Bank — was founded in 1859 by Colonel Benjamin Pomroy. It was the first financial institution in the south east of Quebec, an area known as the Eastern Townships, and issued its own banknotes.Within a year after its founding, the bank had opened three… …   Wikipedia

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  • 117th (Eastern Townships) Battalion, CEF — The 117th (Eastern Townships) Battalion, CEF was a unit in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. Based in Sherbrooke, Quebec, the unit began recruiting in late 1915 through the eastern counties of Quebec. After sailing to… …   Wikipedia

  • Canadian federal election results in the Eastern Townships — Canadian federal elections have provided the following results in the Eastern Townships.Regional ProfileThe Eastern Townships are a somewhat federalist area of Quebec. In 1988 and 1984 this area was nearly swept by the Progressive Conservatives… …   Wikipedia

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  • Eastern precinct, Somerset County, New Jersey — The Eastern precinct was one of three components of Somerset County, New Jersey, United States, that was created circa 1745 and existed until 1798. It was spelled in records as Estering from 1766 1777, and as Eastern from 1780 1797.The Eastern… …   Wikipedia