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1 MacDONELL, J.A. Sketches Illustrating The Early Settlement and History of Glengarry in Canada. First Edition., Signed
Wm. Foster, Brown & Co., 1893, 
MacDONELL, J.A. Sketches Illustrating The Early Settlement and History of Glengarry in Canada. Relating principally to the Revolutionary War of 1775-83, the War of 1812-14 and the Rebellion of 1837-8, and the services of the King's Royal Regiment of New York, the 84th or Royal Highland Emigrant Regiment, the Royal Canadian Volunteer Regiment of Foot, the Glengarry Fencibleor British Highland Regiment, the Glengarry Light Infantry Regiment and th e Glengarry Militia. Montreal: Wm. Foster, Brown & Co., 1893. First Edition. Pp. 337. 8vo, pressed brown cloth with gilt lettering. Chapters: 1. Glengarry in Scotland. — Result of the Disarming, Proscribng and other acts intruduced into the scottish Law. — Formation of Highland Regiments and Emigration — A Large Number Leave Glengarry in Scotland in 1773 at the InstigationOF Sir William Johnson and Settle in the Mohawk Valley, in the Province of New York - Death of Sir William in 1774— His Services, Influence and Chara cter; 2. Breaking Out of the Revolutionary War. — The "Committee of Safety"at Albany Warned against Sir John Johnson, and notified that the Scotchmen were Arming. — The Whigs " daily scandalized, provoked and threatened" by the Loyal Catholic Highlanders. — Correspondence between Sir John and Governor Tryon, and the latter and Lord George Germaine. — General Schuyler, of the Revolutionary Army, invades Tryon County. — Negotiations between him and Sir John and Mr. Macdonell (Collachie). — Sir John and the Highlanders escape to Canada, — Lady Johnson taken prisoner. — Her Letter to General Washington; 3. Formation of the King's Royal Regiment of New York under Sir John Johnson. — It is placed on the Establishment — A Second Battalion Authorized. — List of Glengarry Gentlemen to whom Commissions were Granted in Thatand other Loyalist Corps - Arrest of Wives and Families of the Highland Lo yalists. — Retribution. — The Valley of the Mohawk Rendered "a scene of Widespread, Heart Sickening and Universal De.solation." — Battle of Oriskany. — Dr. Moses Younglove's Alleged "Brutalities." --Highlanders Rescue their Families. — Capture of Exeter and Fort Wintermoot by Butler's Rangers. — Americans Abandon Fort Wyoming.- — Highlanders make Another Incursion into theScoharie Settlement; 4. Sullivan's Expedition against the Senecas and Cayu gas — Intended Capture of Niagara Frustrated. — Sir John Johnson' and his Regiment Return to Tryon County. — Brant destroys Canajoharie — Still Another Invasion into the Schoharie Country — Investment or Fort Middleberg — Americans Fire on a Flag of Truce — Immense Destruction of grain and Other Property — Caughnawaga and Stone Arabia Laid in Ashes — Defeat of Americans atFort Keyser. — Haldimand's Approbation of Sir John Johnson's Zeal — Negoti ations for Return of Prisoners — Sufferings of Loyalist Families — Fight atSchell's Settlement, near Fort Dayton. - A Brave Disciple of Martin Luther . — Americans victorious in two Engagements near Johnstown. — Death of Walter Butler — Awful Massacre by American Miscreants of the Moravian Tribe of Non-Combatant Indians — Conclusion of the War; 5. Settlement of the Disbanded Soldiers in Glengarrv and Adjacent Counties of Stormont' and Dundas — List of Officers of the First and Second Battalions of the King's Royal Regiment of New Vurk. — Colonel Stewart's Account of the Royal Highland EmigrantRegiment (Old Eightv-F'ourth). — List of Officers; 6. United Empire Loyali sts — List of Scottish names appearing in Lord Dorcheterls list — A "Disiinguished Individual's" Opinion of the Highlanders of that Generation — Mr. Croil's description ok the Situation and Condition of the Loyalist Settlers in the United Counties; 7. Loyalists in the Upper Country of Canada Desire a Change in the Tenure of Land and Separation from the Province of Quebec —Address to Lord Dorchester from Leading Settlers in Glengarry and Vicinity — His Reply — He Recommends Acquiescence in Request of Loyalists — Formati on of Districts of Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nassau and Hesse by Proclamation, 24th July, 1785 — Province of Upper Canada Established and ConstitutionalGovernment Assigned to its People, 26th December, 1791. — Divided into Cou nties. — First Commission of the Peace, Eastern District — Extracts from Records of first court of the district; 8. Services of Sir John Johnson. — 200,000 Acres Abandoned by Him in the United States — Lord Dorchester Recommends Him as First Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada. — Policy of Home Government Opposed to the Appointment of Residents to the Government. — Despatch of the Colonial Secretary — First Reference to Glengarry Settlement — Colonel John Macdonell (Aberchalder) — He and His Brother Hugh Macdonell Elected Members in First Parliament of Upper Canada. — He is Elected its Speaker. — List of Members — Some Facts Relating to them. — Acts Passed at First Session; &c, &c. Previous owner's name inked on title page, bookplate on fep, ffep detached, endpapers discoloured, corners and spine ends worn, slightly splayed, boards rubbed, else a very good copy of a scarce item. Author'ssigned inscription on title page. 450.00

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