(1739-1818) Lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia and of St. John’s Island. Born in the colony of New York, he was driven from his home during the American Revolution and was commissioned by British General William Howe. He raised a regiment of Loyalists known as the King’s American Regiment.
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