By: Fryer, Mary Beacock
Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996
Edition: First Edition
Inscription: Not Signed
Seller ID: 149371
Binding: Soft Cover
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...