Author:Fryer, Mary Beacock

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OUR YOUNG SOLDIER: Lieutenant Francis Simcoe, 6 June, 1791 - 6 April 1812 ( John Graves Simcoe related)

By: Fryer, Mary Beacock

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149371

ISBN: 1550022709

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, a solid Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear, 189 pages, b&w photos, illustrations and maps, ---"Francis Simcoe was the eldest son of John Graves Simcoe and Elizabeth Gwillim. his father is celebrated as the first lieutenant governor of Upper Canada; his mother for her Canadian diary and watercolour sketches. Francis was one year old when his family arrived at Newark (Niagara-on-the-Lake) in 1792, and almost six when they returned to England. ---Letters written by his mother, sisters, and himself reveal his childhood at Eton. At sixteen, he was an ensign in... View more info