1 Johnston, AJB, A Vanished Era: The Petersfield Estate of JS McLennan, 1900-1942. "Cape Breton at 200". Kenneth Donovan, ed. Sydney, Nova Scotia: University College of Cape Breton Press, 1985, p.88.

2 Johnston, p.88.

3 Wilson CW, Cape Breton Canada. Toronto: National Publishing Company, 1903, p.192.

4 Johnston ,John. "Petersfield: Storied Past to be Preserved in New Park", Atlantic Advocate. March 1983.

5 Johnston, John. " A Vanished Era . . . ", p. 91.

6 McLennan, Katharine. "Manuscript Group 189, WWI Letters". Held by The Beaton Institute.

7 Johnston, John. "Into the Great War: Katharine McLennan Goes Overseas, 1915-1919." The Island: New Perspectives on Cape Breton History, 1713-1990. Kenneth Donovan, ed. Sydney, Nova Scotia: Acadiensis Press and UCCB Press, 1990, p.142.

8 McLennan, Katharine. " Manuscript Group 189, WWI Letters." Held by The Beaton Institute.

9 Gesner, Abraham. The Industrial Resources of Nova Scotia. Halifax: A & W MacKinlay, 1849, p. 302.

10 From copy of JS McLennan's speech at the unveiling of the Kennington Cove held by the Cape Breton Regional Library, Louisbourg Collection, Drawer 2, File L, p.12.

11 McLennan, JS. A Notable Ruin in Louisbourg. Halifax: Nova Scotia Historical Society, 1909, p.22.

12 Globe and Mail. September 1971.

13 Cape Breton Post. September 16, 1939.

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