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ISBN: 9781550288032-01

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From: Merchant Princes


1730-1797. Looks at the marriage between Hannah Roe and John Steers (not Denis Stairs as was previously thought) their time in Grenada, examines Hannah’s two other marriages after John’s death. We are introduced to Hannah and John’s only child John Stairs who is listed as being a merchant and the move of business pursuits to Philidelphia



James D. Frost

JAMES D. FROST, a specialist in marine transportation, works as a researcher and a consultant. Educated at McGill University, Queens University and Saint Mary's University he is an acknowledged authority on the business and economic history of the Maritime provinces. He is a Research Associate at Gorsebrook Research Institute. He lives in Halifax.'