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King’s College

Hist of King’s
Charles Inglis
John Inglis
J.Inglis Memo
69 Acres
Plan of Lands
Founded 1789
Pres. Cochran
T.C.H. Starts School
T.C.H. on King’s
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Seat of the Muses
The Three Elms
Fire 1871
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King’s 1800
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Hensley Chapel
Hensley Plaque
Winter 1803

King’s Record


Memoranda Respecting King’s College, Windsor, Nova Scotia
by One of the Alumni (John Inglis D.D. who was Bishop Charles Inglis’ son)
Published by Gossip and Coade, Printers, Halifax, February, 1836
NSARM – Nova Scotia Archives & Records Management
V/F v277 31 pgs

Collected and prepared
for the purpose of Making Evident the Leading Object
in Suggesting and Establishing that Institution

Preface –
…any seperation of the College from the Church, and any transfer of it’s property to another Institution unconnected to the Church, would be acts of violence, wholly unjustifiable.

…almost every thing, contained in the following Memoranda, is clearly in my own recollection. I have diligently referred to documents in my possession, from which the extracts have been faithfully copied. My name stood first upon the List of Students, at the Opening of the Academy, at Windsor, in Nov.1788; and I have been intimately connected with the Institution ever since. This is mentioned only to show that I must be well aquainted with all it’s history; and to justify the anxiety I feel for it’s preservation from injury and wrong…(John Inglis, D.D.)

Pg 3
In the year 1787, Dr. Inglis was consecrated first Bishop of Nova Scotia…

Pg 4
…The Bishop prepared for the information of those who took an interest in the Establishment of the Seminary – "A brief sketch of the plan on which it is proposed to Conduct the Academy of Nova Scotia, with some reflections on the properest place for its situation." At the time the Bishop had not seen any part of Nova Scotia but Halifax, and its imediate neighbourhood. It is clear and forcible in its statements, and contains objections, not easily answered, against placing the Academy in a Commercial, Dock Yard, and Garrison Town…

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