Ontario Government Record Series RG 22-143
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Series consists of the few remaining records of the High Treason Trials held at Ancaster during May and June 1814.
Included are the following documents: dockets regarding the outlawry of Matthias Brown and Benajah Mallory; two depositions against Eliazir Daggett, Oliver Gran and Eliakim Crosby; and the indictment against Luther McNeal and an exemplification of judgment against McNeal.
Also included with this series are the commissions and inquisitions regarding lands forfeited by those convicted of high treason. The commissions were issued in December 1817, and, the inquisitions were held in January 1818.
There is also a commission and inquisition for Samuel Thompson dated 1824.
See Series RG 22-134 (assize minutes), Volume 4, pp. 153-167 for minutes of Ancaster Treason Trials.
See also Series RG 22-3782 (Newcastle District Clerk of the Peace high treason in War of 1812 poster) and Series RG 22-3768 (Newcastle District Clerk of the Peace inquisition to declare certain persons alien).
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