persons in England, Canada, and the United States gave generous help to the sufferers.
Metcalfe was slowly dying from an incurable disease, and he left Canada in 1845. In private life he was kind and generous, and had made manv friends in spite of his attack on the hard-won liberty of the colonists.
Nova Meanwhile, a struggle of the same kind
Scotia. was going on in the Maritime Provinces. Viscount Falkland, the new governor of Nova Scotia, had little tact, and was often put into difficult positions by the disagreements of his councillors. The disputes were especially hot over certain important questions of education.