The Sea Militia of Nova Scotia, 1749–1755: A Comment on Naval Policy

  title={The Sea Militia of Nova Scotia, 1749–1755: A Comment on Naval Policy},
  author={William A.B. Douglas},
  journal={The Canadian Historical Review},
  pages={22 - 37}
  • W. Douglas
  • Published 1 March 1966
  • History
  • The Canadian Historical Review
1749. It is logical to conclude that, amon the other reasons for settlin g g Nova Scotia, this was the expression fa conscious policy of creating a naval and military station at Halifax? If Halifax was indeed founded as a naval base, it is relevant to examine its use in this role from 1749 to 1755, both as a usefid commentary on English naval policy and for the light it casts on British and continental (American) attitudes to Nova Scotia before the conquest of Canada. It may even serve to aker… 
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