"For everyone in this most charming of towns has a pretty residence and grounds. Of course the place possesses a large wealthy class who would naturally have tastefully appointed homes with appropriate surroundings.
But beyond these, among those more moderately circumstanced there is the same prevailing desire to have a home upon which they can look with pleasure."
Progress, St. John, NB, Saturday, October 14, 1893, p. 9 [MG 100, vol. 250, #24a]
Reference: Edith Read Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1996-78 no. 77
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