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dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Edie
dc.descriptionThe 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.abstract15 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.relation.ispartofseries;RG 276
dc.subjectWar of 1812en_US
dc.subjectBloody Assizeen_US
dc.titleAncaster Treason Trials proceedings, 1814 [photocopy]en_US

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