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Ancaster Treason Trials proceedings, 1814 [photocopy]

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dc.contributor.author Williams, Edie
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-15T15:09:39Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-15T15:09:39Z
dc.date.issued 1814
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10464/2977
dc.description The commission was charged with indicting those individuals who had committed acts of treason during the War of 1812. The commission appointed Thomas Scott, William Dummer Powell and William Campbell to preside over the proceedings. The grand jury met at Ancaster, Ont. over 18 days in May and June of 1814 to hear the testimony of those charged with treason as well as any pertinent witnesses. On June 21, 1814 the commission indicted 15 individuals and ordered them to be hanged and quartered. This commission came to be commonly known as the Ancaster Bloody Assize of 1814. en_US
dc.description.abstract 15 pages of reports ; photocopy from originals held by the Archives of Ontario : RG 22-134 Ancaster Treason Trials, Volume 4, pp. 153-157. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries ;RG 276
dc.subject War of 1812 en_US
dc.subject Treason en_US
dc.subject Bloody Assize en_US
dc.subject Ancaster en_US
dc.title Ancaster Treason Trials proceedings, 1814 [photocopy] en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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