Barclay, Thomas

Barclay, Thomas
   Born in New York. In 1775 served in the British army during the American Revolution, and in 1777 became major. At the end of the war moved to Nova Scotia; entered the House of Assembly, and for some time Speaker. Appointed adjutant-general of militia; served as a commissioner under Jay's Treaty; appointed consul-general at New York for the Northern and Eastern states.
   Index: Bk Declares war to be inevitable, 202.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.

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