Impressions of Cape Breton
by Brian Douglas Tennyson • Cape Bretoniana Research Series • photos • 400 pages
EXPLORERS, SETTLERS, TRAVEL writers, entrepreneurs, military officers—all left their vivid descriptions.
Now revised and with new chapters added, the essays in Impressions of Cape Breton date from 1634 to 1941. Some are positive—“Sydney harbour is justly considered one of the finest ports in America”—some are harsh—“nothing but the most absolute necessity can possibly induce me to pass another year here”—and some are downright amusing.