John Graves Simcoe, 1752-1806

John Graves Simcoe, 1752-1806

A Biography

Book - 1998
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One of the legendary figures of Ontario history, John Graves Simcoe was the commander of the Queen’s Rangers during the American Revolution. In 1791 he was appointed the first lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada, and upon his arrival in 1792 he founded the town of York (present-day Toronto).

John Graves Simcoe completes a trilogy of Simcoe books published by Dundurn Press. Mary Beacock Fryer’s Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe was first published in 1989, while Our Young Soldier: Lieutenant Francis Simcoe, 6 June 1791-6 April 1812 was released in 1996. For this third volume, Fryer has teamed with Christopher Dracott, whose vantage point from Devonshire, England helps to provide this book with a complete view of Simcoe’s life.


A biography of the legendary figure who was appointed the first lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada in 1791 and founded the town of York in 1792.



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One of the legendary figures of Ontario history, John Graves Simcoe was the commander of the Queen’s Rangers during the American Revolution. In 1791 he was appointed the first lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada, and upon his arrival in 1792 he founded the town of York (present-day Toronto).

John Graves Simcoe completes a trilogy of Simcoe books published by Dundurn Press. Mary Beacock Fryer’s Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe was first published in 1989, while Our Young Soldier: Lieutenant Francis Simcoe, 6 June 1791-6 April 1812 was released in 1996. For this third volume, Fryer has teamed with Christopher Dracott, whose vantage point from Devonshire, England helps to provide this book with a complete view of Simcoe’s life.



Publisher: Toronto ; Tonawanda, NY : Dundurn Press, c1998
ISBN: 9781550023091
1550023098
Branch Call Number: 971.30209 SIM
CANADIAN & BIOGRAPHY
Characteristics: 289 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Dracott, Christopher
Alternative Title: John Graves Simcoe

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