ELEVEN EXILES: ACCOUNTS OF LOYALISTS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION.


336 pp, 8vo (9" H). B&w maps, photographs, reproductions. "(This) is a personal account of the American Revolution. By focusing on eleven different people who were on the losing side of the American Revolution, and who had to make new lives for themselves in what remained of British North America, 'Eleven Exiles' reflects the major themes of those turbulent years. What were the attitudes of these men and women towards the significant social and political ideas of the time? What motivated them to leave their homes and move to a wilderness? What challenges and hardships did they face?" Contents: Foreword; "those in general called Loyalists: John Howe, Senior: Printer, Publisher, Postmaster, Spy; Francis Green: For Honour and the King; Joseph Durfee: Shelburne Pioneer; Molly Brant: Mohawk Heroine; Ward Chipman, Senior: A Founding Father of New Brunswick; William Schurman of Bedeque, Prince Edward Island; Sir John Johnson of Johnson Hall: Knight of the Revolution; Ranna Cossit: The Loyalist Rector of St. Georges, Sydney, Cape Breton Island; Sarah Sherwood: Wife and Mother, an "Invisible" Loyalist; Boston King: A Black Loyalist; Mr. Secretary Jarvis: William Jarvis of Connecticut and York; Appendices: Chronology of Major Events from 1763-1791; Diary of the Military Events of the American Revolution, 1775-1784; Bibliography; Index. Interior - one page with small corner crease, tiny paper fold at bottom of gutter of pages 80/81, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edgewear, light shelf soiling on bottom of textblock.

Title: ELEVEN EXILES: ACCOUNTS OF LOYALISTS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION.

Author Name: Blakeley, Phyllis R. and Grant, John N., eds. (John N. Grant, Phyllis R. Blakeley, Mary Archibald, Helen Caister Robinson, Darrel Butler, Donald Wetmore, Robert Morgan, Mary Beacock Fryer, Robert Allen.)

Categories: American History & Travel, Military - American Revolution/War 1812, Canada - Ontario, Canada - Maritime Provinces, Canada - Biography,

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn: 1982

ISBN Number: 0919670636

ISBN Number 13: 9780919670631

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 21891

Keywords: United Empire Loyalists, UELs, John Howe, Francis Green, Joseph Durfee, Shelburne, Molly Brant, Mohawks, Ward Chipman, New Brunswick, William Schurman, Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, Johnson, Ranna Cossit, Cape Breton Island, Sydney, Sarah Sherwood, American Revolution, Sir John Johnson, Johnson Hall, St. George, Boston King, Black Loyalists, black Canadians, William Jarvis, 18th century Canada.,