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CHAPTER VII.

EVENTS IN ACADIA FROM 1632 TO 1667.

Boundary   While the Iroquois were trying to ruin the

Quarrels. French colony on the St. Lawrence, exciting events were taking place in Acadia. 'When the English gave up that country, by the Treaty of St. Germain-en-Laye, no boundary line was agreed upon, and the French and English colonists quarrelled bitterly. Twice within a very short time the English traders were robbed and driven from Penobscot, and the second time the French kept the English fort.

De Razilly. In 1632 Isaac de Razilly, who had been

sent out by the I-Iundred Associates, took possession of Port Royal. A few of the Scotch settlers remained in the country, and soon became almost as French as the French themselves. De Razilly brought with him a number of skilled workmen and labourers. He worked hard for the good of Acadia, but did not live long.

Strife for   After his death two men began a violent

Power. struggle for power and the control of the fur trade. One was D'Aulnay Charnisay, a kinsman of De Razilly. The other was Charles de la Tour, already mentioned, who had moved from Cape Sable to the mouth of the St. John (an excellent position for trade) and, on a spot within the limits of New Brunswick's largest city had built a great square wooden fort. D'Aulnay, who had influence at court, obtained an order for La Tour to go to France. He refused, and soon war broke out between them. D'Aulnay almost ruined himself by

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