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Do You Have Adam Chrysler On Your Tree

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Re: Do You Have Adam Chrysler On Your Tree

Posted: 4 May 2014 1:21PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Chrysler, Crysler
Upper Canada Sundries, Civil Secretary's Correspondence Traitors and Treason War of 1812
RGS, A1, VOL. 16
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To His Honor Gordon Drummond Esquire President Administering the Government of the Province of Upper Canada and Lieutenant General Commanding His Majestys Forces within the same & &

The Petition of Sundry Magistrates of the District of Niagara and other Inhabitants, Freeholders in the said District, and in the District of London

Most Humbly & Respectfully Sheweth

That during the Sitting of the Commissioners appointed by your Honor under the Authority of an Act of the Legislature of this Province passed in the last Session to inquire into and try all Treasons, misprisons of Treason & Treasonable Practices committed within the Home, Niagara and London Districts at Ancaster in the aforesaid District of Niagara one Adam Crysler was convicted of Treason. That your Petitioners in consideration of the long tried Loyalty and known respectability of his Connexions and relatives as well as the deplorable State in which a family consisting of a wife and Seven Children must inevitably be involved when deprived of its Head & Chief Support most Humbly & respectfully approach your Honor as the Fountain of Mercy & beg leave to express our hope that in your wisdom this unfortunate man may be deemed an Object of the Royal Clemency, so far at least as to shield and save him from the great & tremendous punish
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ment to which the Laws of His Country have consigned him - And as in Duty bound will ever pray-
Ancaster June 18th 1814

Wm. B. Peters
Elijah Phelps
Fras Goring
Robert McKinlay
Christn Warner
John Chrysler
John Crysler
Lewis Clement
Philip Shaver
John Bessy

Upper Canada Sundries, Civil Secretary's Correspondence Traitors and Treason War of 1812
RGS, A1, VOL. 16
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To His Excellency Governor Drummond
Commander in Chief of His Britanic Majestys forces in Upper Canada
The Petition of Your humble petitioners hereby humbly sheweth that they are confined in York Gaol that they were taken from their homes by Militia guards under the command of Colonel Henry Baustwick about the 1st of December last past & brought to this gaol where we have remained in close confinement ever since without being informed for what cause our families which are numerous Small Children residing in the County of Norfolk Upper Canada our families in Suffering Conditions for want of our presense & Assistance we humbly pray to have our cases examined into and if any crime or crimes be found against us or any of us we are willing to have a legal trial for the Same or if trial cannot be had immediately and any crimes should be found that is bailable we are willing to give Sufficient bail & where no crimes has bee committed we pray to be released from imprisonment as your excellency must see fit. In Duty Bound We Shall ever pray York Gaol Feb. 7 1814

Joseph Fowler
Adam Christler
Griffis Collver
Isaac Pettit
Wm. Carpenter
Datis Linsey
Wadsworth Philips
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