History of Nova Scotia

Significant Historical Happenings By Year: 1660-62.

§Radisson and Groseilliers arrive Montreal with a flotilla of canoes "so great a number of boats that did almost cover the whole River." This business the French governor sought to tax, and so these successful French traders went elsewhere.
§May 29, 1660: The English commonwealth, after a period of eleven years, came to an end with the "restoration" of Charles II to the English throne.
§In 1660, Sir Thomas Temple dies and devises Nova Scotia to his nephew, John Nelson; John Nelson, in turn, in 1730, sells his rights to Samuel Waldo of Boston.

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