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Date
1820-1840 c.
Collection/Fonds
Reference Material
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
hard covered book - 218 pages
Date
1820-1840 c.
Format
textual records
Collection/Fonds
Reference Material
Description Level
Item
Series
1
Creator
Dugald C. McNab
Publication
Original print 1899 in Toronto; Alexander Fraser, editor and publisher
Physical Description
hard covered book - 218 pages
Physical Condition
poor - cover not attached to book
Acquisition Source
discard from the London Public Library
Scope and Content
The book describes the difficulties between the Laird of McNab and his settlers in Canada. It details the settlers' struggle for freedom. Contents include:
The Flight
The McNab in Canada
Arrival of the Settlers
New Arrivals
A Digression
The Sheriff's Raid
Imprisonment of the McIntyres
Military Tactics of McNab
Mr. Allan's Report
The Trials
Imprisonment of Mr. Stewart
Final Triumph of the Settlers
Investigation of Grievances
The Chief's Reply
The Settlers Free
McNab and Hinck's Trial
Discomfiture of the Chief
Last Scene of All
Notes
Dugald McNab wrote the account of the difficulties between the Laird and his settlers, which appeared in several local papers and in the Scottish Canadian and obtained wide circulation. When it was requested that the information be preserved, Alexander Fraser, Archivist of Ontario at the time, created this book.
See Appendix 8 (p.313) of Hessel's McNab - The Township book
Accession No.
9999-9999
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