To His Excellency, Sir John Colbourne [sic], K.C.B., Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Upper Canada, and Major General Commanding His Majesty's Forces therein : ... whilst we, the undersigned inhabitants of York and its vicinity, regret extremely that our first welcome offered to Your Excellency should be embittered by complaint and prayer ... Printed ephemera and broadsides from the Metropolitan Toronto LibraryPrinted ephemera

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Title To His Excellency, Sir John Colbourne [sic], K.C.B., Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Upper Canada, and Major General Commanding His Majesty's Forces therein : ... whilst we, the undersigned inhabitants of York and its vicinity, regret extremely that our first welcome offered to Your Excellency should be embittered by complaint and prayer ... Printed ephemera and broadsides from the Metropolitan Toronto LibraryPrinted ephemera
Published [Toronto?]: publisher not identified,[1828?]
Identifier 40798
Subject Libel and slander--CanadaFreedom of the press--OntarioCollins, Francis, 1801-1834Diffamation--CanadaLiberté de la presse--OntarioCollins, Francis, 1801-1834
Document source Toronto Public Library.
Collection Monographs
Language English
Description 1 sheet (verso blank) ; 27 x 21 cm.
Petitions on Collins' behalf were sent to the lieutenant governor, Sir John Colborne, in late 1828, to protest the jail sentence on libel charges--Cf. Dictionary of Canadian Biography.Signed: And your Petitioners, as in duty bound, will ever pray.
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