Memoirs of Major Thomas Merritt, U.E.L., 1759-1842

[Brampton, Ont.? : s.n., 1909?] (Brampton [Ont.] : Conservator Print.); 30 pages

Document Record
Creator Merritt, William Hamilton, 1793-1862.
Coventry, George, 1793-1870.
Title Memoirs of Major Thomas Merritt, U.E.L., 1759-1842 : cornet in Queen's Rangers (1776-1803) under Col. John Graves Simcoe, major commandant, Niagara Light Dragoons, in the War of 1812-14, surveyor of woods and forests, and sheriff of the Niagara District for about twenty years.
Published [Brampton, Ont.? : s.n., 1909?] (Brampton [Ont.] : Conservator Print.)
Identifier 79327
Subject Merritt, Thomas,1759-1842.
United Empire loyalists.
United Empire Loyalists.
Canada -- History -- 1763-1791.
Canada -- History -- War of 1812.
Canada -- Histoire -- 1763-1791.
Canada -- Histoire -- 1812, Guerre de.
Notes Cover title.
Title from title screen.
"Read before the Association on November 11th, 1909 by Col. Wm. Hamilton Merritt [the third], of Toronto."--p. 3.
"The information given below is taken from an old document entitled, "Memoirs of Thomas Merritt, Esquire, of St. Catharines, C.W." This document was evidently written by Mr. George Coventry ... chiefly as dictated to him by my grandfather, Captain the Honorable Wm. Hamilton Merritt [the first], also of St. Catharines, son of the subject of this paper."--p. 3-4.
30 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Language eng
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