Thin Ice

Elizabeth Simcoe travelled to the Bay of Quinte with her husband, the Governor of Ontario. John Graves Simcoe was governor of Upper Canada, 1791-1796. He is known for founding York (Toronto), courts of law, trial by jury, freehold land tenure and abolition of slavery in Canada. In her diary she describes how the people areContinue reading “Thin Ice”

Create your website with WordPress.com
Get started