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August 5, 1852

August 5, 1852

Sir Gaspard Le Marchant (1803–1874) was sworn in as lieutenant governor. He served till February 1858, and later served as governor of Malta from 1859 to 1864. He once wrote, “I am determined to rise to the head of my profession and nothing but death will stop me.” He had an illustrious career in the history of the British Army, and founded the British Royal Military College.
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Binding: Hardback, 192 pages
Publication Date: 13th October 2017
ISBN: 9781459504806 Price: $34.95
Format: 10in x 8in; 300+ colour images
400 Years in 365 Days gives readers a fun, trivia-filled record which reflects the communities and peoples of Nova Scotia spanning the past 400+ years. Illustrating the entries are 300+ visuals including full colour paintings, drawings, photos, and archival objects. This informative and entertaining volume is a great reference book and a great gift for anyone interested in Nova Scotias colourful past and lively present

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LEO J. DEVEAU is an independent librarian-researcher-writer focused on Nova Scotia. On the 150th anniversary of Confederation Leo decided to update, revise and extend Shirley Elliott’s 1979 Nova Scotia Book of Days, resulting in his book 400 Years in 365 Days.