The Loyalists of America and Their Times: From 1620 to 1816. In Two Volumes

RYERSON, Egerton

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: William Briggs et al
  • Edition: 2nd Edition
  • Date Published: 1880
  • Place Published: Toronto
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    2 vols.: xxvii, 517; xxii, 489 p. 23 cm. B&w frontisportrait of Ryerson. Second edition. Brown cloth with black and gold impressing. A little soiling, corners worn, spine ends frayed. Vol. 2 has front board and spine detached and rear board cracked and loosening. Creased tissue guard over portrait. Thumbing of title and dedication pages. Some spotting of text block edges. Ryerson discusses the Pilgrim Fathers, Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay, relations between England and the colonies as well as the colonies and foreign countries, the Stamp Act and opposition to it, the Declaration of Independence, the Revolutionary War, Thomas Paine, treatment of the Loyalists during the war, treatment of the Loyalists by the British, Loyalists arriving in Canada, their adventures and hardships, origin and character of the governments of British North America, War of 1812, state of Canada afterwards.

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