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141. The story of our colonies : with sketches of their present condition The story of our colonies : with sketches of their present condition Bourne, H. R. Fox (Henry Richard Fox), 1837-1909 Great Britain--Colonies--History; Newfoundland and Labrador--History This book explains the past, present, and future of Britain's colonies around the world, especially the political and economic advantages they provide to Britain, and how to ensure they continue to do so. Newfoundland appears in both the first and sixth chapters. The first chapter about Britain's earliest colonies includes Newfoundland, as the island held the distinction of being Britain's oldest; the sixth chapter is dedicated entirely to Newfoundland, with topics including the fisheries, the island's history as a colony, and the issues that both ignited and arose from the French Shore Question.

142. A visit to Newfoundland A visit to Newfoundland Branch, Mary Lydia (Bolles), 1840-1922 Port aux Basques (N.L.)--Description and travel "We glided into a harbor which wound like a river between jagged precipices, and then the Bruce reached her wharf [...] a twenty minutes' walk along a rugged path, much of it the exposed surface of solid rock, brought us to Channel, a typical fishing village, like which there are scores along the deeply indented coast of Newfoundland" (p. 5). Branch tells of her visit to Channel, now part of Port aux Basques, and of the people she met there.

143. A memorial, representing the present state of religion, on the continent of North-America A memorial, representing the present state of religion, on the continent of North-America Bray, Thomas, 1658-1730 Church of England--North America; Church of England--Newfoundland and Labrador; Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain); North America--Church History 2nd edition. As part of his appeal to have the Church of England undertake missionary work in the North American colonies, Thomas Bray begins by providing a short overview of the state of religion in each one, including "Mary-Land, Pennsylvania, the East and West-Jerseys, New York, Road-Island, Long-Island, North and South-Carolina, Bermudas and Newfound-Land" (p. 5). He then provides details on how to select and fund missionaries to expand the Church in North America. His report was influential in the founding of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts in 1701, and is a significant document in the history of the Anglican Church in the colonies.

144. Sea-power : and other studies Sea-power : and other studies Bridge, Cyprian, Sir, 1839-1924 Sea-power; War; Naval art and science; Naval history Written by British Royal Navy Admiral, Sir Cyprian Bridge, this collection of essays explains many aspects of naval history and warfare, from its ancient beginnings to the early part of the twentieth century.

145. Little stories about Newfoundland Little stories about Newfoundland Briffett, Frances B. Newfoundland and Labrador--History Recommended by the Bureau of Education for use in the Schools of Newfoundland, this book contains short stories, poems, songs, and pictures and is suitable for teaching young children about the history of Newfoundland.

146. Georgie's present; or, tales of Newfoundland Georgie's present; or, tales of Newfoundland Brightwell, C. L. (Cecilia Lucy), 1811-1875 Newfoundland and Labrador--Juvenile fiction; Christians--Conduct of life--Juvenile fiction Young English boy Georgie visits his grandmother on his birthday, and she entertains him with tales from her days in Newfoundland with her missionary parents. The title present is the Newfoundland puppy she gives him. Christian themes are stressed throughout the stories.

147. The British Legion album : in aid of Field-Marshal Earl Haig's appeal for ex-service men of all ranks The British Legion album : in aid of Field-Marshal Earl Haig's appeal for ex-service men of all ranks British Legion Autographs--Facsimiles; World War, 1914-1918--Literature and the war; World War, 1914-1918--Pictorial works; World War, 1914-1918--Autographs; World War, 1914-1918--Miscellanea This book contains facsimiles of autographs and signed manuscripts of many well known public figures, collected to raise funds for veterans of the British Legion. Of note are the signatures of W.R. Warren, Prime Minister of Newfoundland (found on the page of signatures from attendees of the Imperial Conference of 1923), and Victor Gordon, acting High Commissioner of Newfoundland (located on the page of colonial High Commissioners in London). Also of interest is the autograph of Guglielmo Marconi, who in 1901 had received the first wireless transatlantic signal from his assistants in England.

148. Where the fishers go: the story of Labrador Where the fishers go: the story of Labrador Browne, Patrick William, 1864-1937 Labrador (N.L.)--Description and travel; Labrador (N.L.)--History; Labrador (N.L.)--Social life and customs Reverend Browne first traveled to Labrador in 1890, and describes his book as "a little literary fabric woven from facts and experiences, during the leisure moments of a busy ministerial life" (p. viii). Thematic chapters examine Labrador's history and the various peoples who reside there, and include such topics as shipwrecks, the fisheries, the Moravian Missions and the Inuit.

149. A journey to Grand Falls of Labrador A journey to Grand Falls of Labrador Bryant, Henry G. (Henry Grier), 1859-1932 Labrador (N.L.)--Description and travel; Labrador (N.L.)--History; Churchill Falls (N.L.) This is the account of Bryant's expedition to the Grand Falls of Labrador, now known as Churchill Falls. This expedition had the primary goal of obtaining a proper measurement of the height of the falls, which earlier accounts had given at 1500 feet. Not only did Bryant's expedition yield a more accurate measurement of 348 feet, other valuable information was collected; they gathered meteorological, ethnological, and botanical data, mapped the lower concourse of the Grand River, and also measured the altitude of Labrador's table-lands (p. 41-42).

150. James Wilson Morrice James Wilson Morrice Buchanan, Donald W. (Donald William), 1908- Morrice, James Wilson, 1865-1924; Painters--Canada--Biography This biography of Canadian artist James Wilson Morrice discusses all the phases of his career, from his deciding as a young man to forgo a career as a lawyer in order to pursue painting, to his last series of paintings, created in the West Indies. Newfoundland-born artist Maurice Cullen is referenced in an excerpt from a letter written by Morrice to a friend in 1910, as is Cullen's painting of St. John's (p.18).

151. Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the other British provinces in North America : with a plan of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the other British provinces in North America : with a plan of national colonization Buckingham, James Silk, 1786-1855 Canada--Emigration and immigration; Newfoundland and Labrador--Description and travel; Canada--Description and travel The author Buckingham is a firm supporter of national colonization, and the potential benefits to both the colonies and to Britain. This book provides readers with information on Britain's colonies in North America, including Ontario and Quebec, the description of which comprises of a large portion of the book, as well as Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland, as well as information on colonization and emigration. Chapter XXIV focuses on Newfoundland and, as with the chapters on other colonies, includes information on its history, politics, industry, and geography among other topics.

152. The story of the Church in Newfoundland The story of the Church in Newfoundland Buffett, F. M. Church of England--Newfoundland and Labrador--History This is the history of the Church of England in Newfoundland. Brought to the island by the first Anglican clergy who were chaplains on John Cabot's expedition in 1497, the Church wasn't able to gain a strong foothold until the 17th century. A period of growth began in 1840, when Newfoundland's first bishop, Rev. Aubrey George Spencer, took office; the diocese of Newfoundland had finally become so large that it was restructured into three separate dioceses in 1976.

153. 100 local poems 100 local poems Bugden, Richard (editor) Newfoundland and Labrador--Literary collections; Newfoundland and Labrador--Poems; Newfoundland and Labrador--Songs and music--Texts Compiled by Richard Bugden, this collection of poems and song lyrics have all been written by Newfoundlanders, including James Murphy, Reverend Canon Noel, and Bugden himself. Compiled in 1918, the First World War and the soldiers who fought in it are the predominant themes of the poems and songs contained in this work.

154. S.P.G. picture book showing the origin, and scenes in the work of the Society for the Propagation of S.P.G. picture book showing the origin, and scenes in the work of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts : a handmaid of the Anglican Church Bunyon, Constance E. (editor) Church of England--Missions--Pictorial works; Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain)--Pictorial works 2nd ed. -- This book contains a selection of illustrations which mainly depict places with SPG missions around the world, but also the gospel of Christ and the history of the Christian church in England. Photographs and drawing of Newfoundland can be found on p. 19-20.

155. Burke's Ballads Burke's Ballads Burke, Johnny, 1851-1930 Ballads, English--Newfoundland and Labrador--Texts; Songs, English--Newfoundland and Labrador--Texts; Newfoundland and Labrador--Songs and music--Texts A selection of songs by Newfoundlander Johnny Burke. Born in St. John's, Burke was well-known in his time for his songs and plays based on local people and events. Also included are two other songs, one each by Dan Carroll and Irish entertainer Johnnie Quigley, as well as a text about Mr. Brewin of the St. John's Regatta. (Genevieve Lehr, "Burke, Johnny," Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador, vol. 1, 295)

156. Burke's Christmas songster 1920 Burke's Christmas songster 1920 Burke, Johnny, 1851-1930 Ballads, English--Newfoundland and Labrador--Texts; Songs, English--Newfoundland and Labrador--Texts A collection of song lyrics, compiled by Johnny Burke. Composers and lyricists are uncredited in this work.

157. Burke's popular songs Burke's popular songs Burke, Johnny, 1851-1930 Ballads, English--Newfoundland and Labrador; Folk songs, English--Newfoundland and Labrador A collection of song lyrics and advertising jingles compiled by Johnny Burke.

158. The comet in the cloud The comet in the cloud Burke, Johnny, 1851-1930 Newfoundland and Labrador--Songs and music--Texts; Ballads, English--Newfoundland and Labrador; Folk songs, English--Newfoundland and Labrador This document contains the words to the song The comet in the cloud, "as sung by Mr. John Burke, at the B.I.S. [Benevolent Irish Society] Smoking Concert, March 18, 1896." (p.[1]) to the tune of the air, That water melon.

159. Burke's Christmas songster 1918 Burke's Christmas songster 1918 Burke, Johnny, 1851-1930 Ballads, English--Newfoundland and Labrador--Texts; Songs, English--Newfoundland and Labrador--Texts; Newfoundland and Labrador--Songs and music--Texts A collection of song lyrics, compiled by Johnny Burke, accompanied by an article and box score of a cricket match between a team representing the city of St. John's and a team representing H. M. Fleet. Composers and lyricists are uncredited in this work.

160. Burke's Christmas songster Xmas 1926 Burke's Christmas songster Xmas 1926 Burke, Johnny, 1851-1930 Ballads, English--Newfoundland and Labrador--Texts; Songs, English--Newfoundland and Labrador--Texts; Newfoundland and Labrador--Songs and music--Texts A collection of song lyrics compiled by Johnny Burke, the majority of which were written by Burke.
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