Barclay, Thomas


Barclay, Thomas
(1753-1830)
   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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