History of Nova Scotia

Significant Historical Happenings By Year: 1666-69.

§Charles La Tour, at age 72, dies at Acadia.
§2,500 English are expelled by the French from St. Kitts, an island in the Antilles group rich in tobacco and sugar.

§In 1667, The Treaty of Breda Acadia grants land back to the French; however, the handback did not officially take place until 1670.
§The new French Governor,
Grandfontaine, established his lieutenant, Pierre de Joibert, Sieur de Soulangs, at Jemseg.
§Baron Saint-Castin establishes himself at Grandfontaine's headquarters at Pentagoet.

§1668: Alexander Le Borgne, the son, who had established himself at La Have, in 1658, sailed the entire coast of Acadia with the news, eventually arriving at Boston late in October to show his papers to Temple. Temple was not at all impressed and expected he might hear from King Charles of England, first. Temple dismissed La Borgne and sailed for Acadia and immediately took the place back.
§Radisson and Groseilliers on the east coast (St. Peter's, Canso and Port Royal) secured a New England ship (captained by Zachariah Gillam) and travelled north as far as the entry to Hudson Strait, but there the crew became frightened, and so, to England they all went.

§Aug 27, 1669: De Joybert, sailed from one English outpost to another and in turn accepted each on behalf of the French.

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