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This quotation from the biography of George Stracey SMYTH sets out New Brunswick’s strategic position at the outset of the war:

“After the declaration of war Americans on the border gave assurances of their peaceful intentions, and the Indians also expressed their desire for friendship.”

To find out how New Brunswick’s position differed from the position of the central colonies, click on the link below.

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