This was something the higher class ladies could do to pass the time. France allowed small activities for personal use, but people were not permitted to start a business. The goal was to keep people dependent on France for purchasing manufactured goods.
Nova Scotia - A Fortress, Lighthouses, and Music September 13th 2012 The process of leaving Newfoundland involved questions about root vegetables. I had to surrender my one potato, even though it was from the USA. Potatoes don’t have any identifying marks for country or province of origin, so it was assumed to be one from the island and therefore not allowed to leave. They even had what looked like a tire and underbody wash device for use on some muddy vehicles. ... read more
North America » Canada » Nova Scotia » Cape Breton A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more