The Stairs Family: An Overview; Foreword by Peter G.White; Introduction: A Nova Scotia Dynasty
From: Merchant Princes
Provides an overview of the Stairs family and its history, the preface notes an oddity and missing information from their research which has revealed a mysterious aspect to the Stairs family, the introduction sets up the missing part of Nova Scotian history that this book covers especially related to business, finance, and banking development
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.'