By 1855 he had become premier and attorney general in Newfoundland's first responsible administration. In a short-lived tenure as premier, Little helped stabilize political affairs and led a successful resistance against France's efforts to extend her traditional fishing privileges. Ill health forced his retirement to the bench in 1858, from which he soon retired to Ireland.
Author JOHN GREENE
Shawnadithit grew anxious waiting for her uncle, Longnon, to return to camp at the junction of Badger Brook and the Exploits River, deep in the wilds of Newfoundland...