Elizabeth Postuma Simcoe, 1762-1850: A Biography

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Dundurn, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 276 pages
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The diaries, letters, and sketches of Elizabeth Simcoe are drawn upon as sources in this portrayal of the energetic and remarkable woman who came to Upper Canada with her husband when he was appointed lieutenant governor.

 

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Contents

Introduction
7
THE HEIRESS 17621792
9
SOVERIGN LADY OF UPPER CANADA 17911796
46
PARTINGS HUSBAND SON DEAREST FRIEND 17961813
167
HEAD OF THE FAMILY 18131850
198
Notes
241
Bibliography
253
The Simcoes Genealogy
255
Index
267
Acknowledgements
276
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Mary Beacock Fryer is a well known expert on Upper Canadian history. She has written a trilogy on the Simcoe family: Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe: A Biography, Our Young Soldier: Lieutenant Francis Simcoe, 6 June 1791-6 April 1812, and John Graves Simcoe: 1752-186, A Biography. Among Fryer's other books are Escape, Beginning Again, and Buckskin Pimpernel.

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