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Letters from an American Loyalist in Upper Canada to his friend in England

on a pamphlet published by John Mills Jackson, Esquire, entitled A view of the province of Upper Canada

by W. Dummer Powell

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Published by [s.n. in Halifax [N.S.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 37186, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 37186
ContributionsJackson, John Mills
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches (61 fr.).
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24398257M
ISBN 100665371861

In the Privy Council: in an appeal from the Court of Appeal of the province of Upper Canada: Grant Powell, Elizabeth Powell and Samuel Peters Jarvis, the executors of William Dummer Powell, deceased appellants, Simon Washburn, the administrator, with the will annexed of James Monk, deceased, respondent: case for the respondent by Simon. Prior to establishing independence, American Colonists were subject to laws enacted by the British Parliament, a ruling body in which they had no representation. Opposition to these laws.


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Letters from an American Loyalist in Upper Canada to his friend in England [microform]: on a pamphlet published by John Mills Jackson, Esquire, entitled A view of Pages: Letters from an American Loyalist in Upper Canada to his friend in England: on a pamphlet published by John Mills Jackson, Esquire, entitled A view of the province of Upper Canada.

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[W Dummer Powell; John Mills Jackson]. John Graves Simcoe was appointed Lieutenant of Upper Canada in and served until when he returned to England due to illness, resigning his office in Additional biographical information can be found in the Loyalist Collection Inventory entry for the Simcoe Family Papers: ; and the John Graves Simcoe Papers: George Rawlyk and Janice Potter [The authorship of Letters, from an American loyalist in Upper Canada, to his friend in England; on a pamphlet published by John Mills Jackson, esquire: entitled, A view of the province of Upper Canada (Halifax, [ ]) has usually been attributed to William Dummer Powell*.

; The John Graves Simcoe sous-fonds includes documentation of his service in the British army in North America and England, his five years as Letters from an American Loyalist in Upper Canada to his friend in England book first Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada and his unofficial pursuits as a land owner.

Note Reproduction of: original textual portions of the Simcoe Family Fonds (Fonds F 47), Archives of Ontario. Brenda Merriman’s book United Empire Loyalists: A Guide to Tracing Loyalist Ancestors in Upper Canada (Campbellville, Ont.; Global Genealogy, ) has information on Loyalists, records and other sources pertaining to them, and how to research Loyalist ancestors.

There is a reference (non-circulating) copy in the Archives’ Reading Size: KB. William Smith Jr. (), an American Loyalist of New York and Quebec, was a prominent jurist, statesman, journalist and historian. The William Smith Jr. papers comprise the papers of William Smith Jr., ; those of his son William Smith III (), a Canadian government official, historian and militia officer, ; and.

Volume 3,the third Letter Book, contains the letters of Sir Howard Douglas' aides-de-camp and overlaps in time with Letter Book 2. Details of military affairs in the colony are also included, but the record of correspondence in this Letter Book concerns many subjects and events which are non-military in nature.

Haldimand was unsympathetic in his letter to Lord North: (6) a well-connected late Loyalist, to an influential friend in England was particularly direct and damning: (36) the Sons and Daughters of the American Loyalists of Upper Canada’, W. Reid, Lambertville,   We see that Edward Hicks Jr and (the rest of the family) removed to Upper Canada – Ontario.

Edward Jr is noted in the “History of the Settlement of Upper Canada (Ontario)” by Wm. Caniff, M.D., Toronto: Dudley & Burns.

[Richard Cartwright], Letters, from an American loyalist in Upper Canada, to his friend in England; on a pamphlet published by John Mills Jackson, esquire: entitled, A view of the province of Upper Canada (Halifax, []). United Empire Loyalists (or simply Loyalists) is an honorific which was first given by the 1st Lord Dorchester, the Governor of Quebec, and Governor-General of the Canadas, to American Loyalists who resettled in British North America during or after the American the time, the 'Demonym Canadian' or Canadien was used to refer to the indigenous First Nations.

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Check Reid, W.D. Loyalists in Ontario: The Sons and Daughters of the American Loyalists of Upper Canada Check the The Old United Empire Loyalists List - available in book form; and as microfilm -- United Empire Loyalist Lists [NA RG 1, L7. BOOK - To Their Heirs Forever, United Empire Loyalists, Camden Valley, New York, to Upper Canada By Eula C.

Lapp. Originally published by Mika Publishing, Belleville, This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton,(CD ). The Loyalists in Ontario: The Sons and Daughters of the American Loyalists of Upper Canada.

Lambertville, NJ, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., About The Loyalists in Ontario. In the years following the close of the American Revolutionary War, there was a special provision that made the children of the Loyalists who settled in Ontario.

Review by Kathie Orr, Past President of The United Empire Loyalists Association of Canada: Brenda's expertise and years of experience in researching the records of this period have given us a reference tool we have long needed; the book is a "must have" for the Loyalist searcher.

Three Letters Written by an American Loyalist and his Wife, by Martin Gay and Ruth Atkins Gay Call Number: Online - free - HathiTrust Digital Library Winslow Papers, A.D. by W. Raymond. User Review - Flag as inappropriate You need to understand what the entries in this book represent.

It is essentially an index to the government documents which grant land to the children of the UELs - those who remained loyal to the British government during the American Revolution. It is quite reliable in that respect, giving the "O.C." dates -- the dates of the "Order 1/5(3). According to a letter from Gugy to Stephen DeLancy, inspector of the loyalist camps, he was “well aware of the uniform discontent of the Loyalists at Machiche the discontent is excited by a few ill-disposed persons the sickness they complain of has been common throughout the province, and should have lessened rather than.

RG1 Upper Canada, Executive Council, E State Records of the Executive Council. 1 Minute Books, 2 Draft Minutes and Reports, 3 Upper Canada State Papers, 16 Petitions, L Land, Upper Canada.

This Book gives the names of the Families that came to Canada after the American Revolution. The people were known as Tories because they supported the King of England, who granted these people Land in Ontario. They had been burned out, tortured and some were jailed in the dungeons of Vermont, after the Revolutionary battles of /5(4).

Letters from an American Loyalist in Upper Canada to his friend in England [electronic resource]: on a pamphlet published by John Mills Jackson, Esquire, entitled A view of the province of Upper Canada. By W. Dummer (William Dummer) Powell and in North America. John Mills. Samuel, his wife Huldah and their four sons immigrated to Upper Canada infollowing a few short years in New York and a longer more troubled time in Vermont, during the American Revolution.

This family settled in Ernestown Township in Lennox-Addington County and there are still many Peters descendants of these early settlers in Ernestown. Following Loyalist settlement, immigration was heavily promoted by John Graves Simcoe, Governor of Upper Canada from He offered incentives for immigrants from the States and abroad to.

He owned Received land as son of a Loyalist. on 31 May in Upper Canada. James died about at the age of Note: At the present time, our Geni Family Tree shows descendants for Arthur Youmans.

Maya Jasanoff is the Coolidge Professor of History at is the author of the prize-winning Edge of Empire: Lives, Culture, and Conquest in the East, () and Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World (), which received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction and the George Washington Book by: His name is found second on the list on the loyal address presented to Sir Gordon Drunimond, President of the Province of Upper Canada, on the 21st December,at the conclusion of the Second American War, Mr.

Alexander (afterwards the Bishop) Macdonell's name being first. England offered attempt attempt Ing refuge for loyalist any man or woman who could prove their support of the crown during the war could move to Canada and receive a Grant of acres of land or more, and so more than there's varying sort of numbers, but more than Loyalist did flee the American quality colonies and this included the list.

Haldimand Collection The main source for historians in the study of the settlement of the American Loyalists in Canada. More t letters and documents, now fully indexed, and free on the Web. Story of Loyalist Privateer "Vengeance" James Chalmers and "Plain Truth" (A Loyalist Answers Thomas Paine).

His wife was a daughter of Loyalist; A standard heading appeared at the top of Small’s petitions: “To His Excellency John Graves Simcoe Esquire – Lieutenant Governor & Commander in Chief of the Province of Upper Canada.” This was then followed by the name of the petitioner with the words “Respectfully Shews” or “Humbly Shews.”.

Reid, William D. The Loyalists in Ontario: the sons and daughters of the American Loyalists of Upper Canada/ William D. Reid Hunterdon House Lambertville, N.J Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be.

The greater part of Loyalist emigration to Canada went to Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. There were at least two waves of American immigration shortly after the Revolution to what is now Ontario, then Upper Canada.

The first wave were the wartime Loyalists, who in the early s, went to the southern and eastern parts of the Niagara Peninsula. Title: John Graves Simcoe papers Creator: Simcoe, John Graves, Inclusive dates: Bulk dates: Extent: linear feet Abstract: The John Simcoe papers are a miscellaneous collection of letters and documents pertaining to Loyalist Colonel Simcoe's career as an officer during the American Revolution and as Governor of Upper Canada (.

The "other side" of the American Revolution's story is almost never mentioned in the US. As a reader of history, I was aware of the exodus from NYC and as a native of Western NY, I knew about land grants in Canada to loyalists; however, I had never heard of the "Spirit of ", or considered the rights and liberties that might be available through the British model /5.

father this moving letter of farewell on Februfrom his post in Yorktown, Virginia. Born and raised in Salem, Massachusetts, a graduate of Harvard, and a successful lawyer, Timothy Pickering Jr.

revered his father but disagreed with him on one critical issue: colonial. From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in August –A gentleman who lately escaped from New York, and joined the army on Staten Island, says: Every means of defence has been concerted to secure the city and whole island of New York from an attack of Continue reading ‘Loyalist Letter’».

Loyalist Children of Upper Canada: A Collection of Names by Barbaranne Wright: Loyalist military settlers of Upper Canada: registered warrants and fiats, volume III by Barbaranne Wright: The Loyalists in Ontario: The Sons and Daughters of the American Loyalists of Upper Canada (#) by William D.

Reid. Richard Cartwright was born at Albany, New York in His father, Richard Cartwright, had immigrated there from England in His mother, Joanne Beasley, was from a 'loyal Dutch family', and his father, an innkeeper and small landowner, soon became a pillar of the local community and was able to educate Richard privately.The United Empire Loyalists have suffered a strange fate at the hands of historians.

It is not too much to say that for nearly a century their history was written by their enemies. English writers, for obvious reasons, took little pleasure in dwelling on the American Revolution, and most of the early accounts were therefore American in their.The Loyalists In Ontario: the sons and daughters of the American Loyalists of Upper Canada.

Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, reprint of edition. Sabine, Lorenzo. Biographical Sketches of Loyalists of the American Revolution. 2 vols. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., reprint of edition.