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Amos King Seaman and Minudie, Nova Scotia

Jamie Heap

Published by LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
ISBN 10: 3838307984 / ISBN 13: 9783838307985
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Title: Amos King Seaman and Minudie, Nova Scotia

Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

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Paperback. 180 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.4in.The life and times of Maritime entrepreneur Amos King Seaman (1788-1864) and Minudies history (1686-1886) sheds new light on the new rural historys focus on tenant andor labourer alienation, under-employment and exploitation during late 18th and 19th centuries. Amos Seaman, the Grindstone King, was a successful entrepreneurial pluralist who farmed, lumbered, built ships, sold goods at his store, and participated in the lucrative import-export trade with Britain, the West Indies and the United States. In addition to his construction of ships, Seaman also built wharves as well as the provinces first steam-powered mill to support his diverse and integrated industries. Seamans personal wealth was exemplified by Grindstone Castle where he and his family lived. In addition to this opulent mansion, Seamans wealth also enabled him to maintain a second home, a town house in Boston, MA. He also built two churches and a one-room school house. Grindstones, which served a variety of domestic and commercial uses were the main commodities that Minudies King exported to Britain, the West Indies and the United States. A series of events unfolded that ended Seamans reign over Minudie, NS This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783838307985

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