Re-elected in 1851, Annand held his seat until 1867, despite rumours of self-aggrandizement. His vacillation on the Confederation issue weakened his role, and leadership of the anticonfederates passed to Howe. After his defeat, Annand was appointed to the Legislative Council and manoeuvred to become premier. Weak and indecisive, he was replaced in 1875 by Philip Carteret HILL. Annand spent his remaining years in London, first as Canada's agent general, then as agent for Nova Scotia.
Author LOIS KERNAGHAN
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...