Hamilton, Henry


Hamilton, Henry
   Lieutenant-governor of Detroit during Revolutionary War; captured at Vincennes, 1779, and imprisoned. Retired from the army, 1783; lieutenant-governor of Quebec, 1784-1785; governor of Bermuda, 1790-1794. Died in Antigua, 1796.
   Index: Hd Governor of Detroit, occupies Vincennes on Wabash, 167; captured and imprisoned by Americans, 168; made lieutenant-governor of Quebec, 314. Died, 1796.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.; Shortt and Doughty, Constitutional Documents of Canada.

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