Saturday, January 19, 2013

A Civil Artificer In Canada

Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)

Petition 23
Bundle B-7
Microfilm# C-1621

John Boyd, Jr., the petitioner, was from Ireland.  He and "his family (consisting of ten children) left New York and arrived at Newark where they now reside.  He is employed by Capt. Pilkington as a civil artificer in compleating a building for your Excellency's reception."

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