Dalhousie College

Located at Halifax. Founded by George Ramsay, ninth

Earl of Dalhousie, 1818. Original endowment derived from funds collected

at the port of Castine, Maine, during its occupation, 1814, by Sir John

Sherbrooke, then lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia. Act of

Incorporation passed, 1821. First president elected and classes opened,

1838. University powers conferred, 1841. College closed for some years,

owing to lack of funds for its support. Reorganized, 1863. =Index=: (Joseph Howe era)

Founded by the "Castine Fund," 81; taken possession of by Presbyterians,

81. =Bib.=: Hopkins, Canada: An Ency., vol. 3.