1895 – D.W. Prowse – A history of Newfoundland – Chapter XVIII

A history of Newfoundland from the English, colonial, and foreign records (1895)

Prowse, D. W. (Daniel Woodley)
London, New York, 1895

CHAPTER XVIII.
ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON, THE FRENCH COLONY.

The French Empire in North America, once a magnificent dommion that extended from the St. Lawrence to the Gulf of Mexico, today consists of a small cluster of islands off the south coast of Newfoundland.

Miquelon, the largest of the group, has a few fishermen and farmers, but no harbour; all the interest in the little archipelago centres in the port and town ot St. Pierre, a bustling little seaport, …

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