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T.C. Haliburton’s
NS c1800

NS 1st Historian
King’s College
Hurley on Long Pond
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Clifton Grove
Windsor Gypsum

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Alexander on Haliburton
Thomas Chandler Haliburton Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Sir James Edward Alexander – L’Acadie; Or, Seven Years Exploration in British North America – Vol II
Published by Henry colburn 1849
pg 229-230

…and I visited Judge haliburton, the inimitable author of "Sam Slick, the Clockmaker" &c., living in his delightful country residence that rested on a bed of gypsum, overlooking the smiling village of Windsor and the Basin of Mines.

Judge Haliburton is a powerfully made man, six feet high, with a robicund face, grey hair, and a most observing and humorous grey eye in his head. Our discourse was chiefly on the rich dyked lands in the neighbourhood, which had yielded abundant crops for one hundred years without manure.


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