Johnson, Guy


Johnson, Guy
(1740-1788)
   Deputy to Sir William Johnson, as superintendent of Indian affairs, and succeeded latter in office after his death. Served under Amherst against the French, in 1759. At the opening of the Revolutionary War, abandoned his home in Amsterdam, New York, and brought his family to Montreal, and later went to England. Returned in 1776, and served in New York. Also with Brant in the Mohawk Valley, two years later. His estates confiscated by the New York Assembly, 1779.
   Index: Hd His letter to Lord George Germaine, 155; removed from his position of Indian agent, 156.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.

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