Robinson, Colonel Beverley


Robinson, Colonel Beverley
(1723-1792)
   Born in Thornbury, England. Entered the army; took part as a major, under Wolfe, in the attack on Quebec, 1759. Opposed the measures that led to the separation of the American colonies from the motherland, but joined the Loyalists when independence was declared; raised the Loyal American Regiment, of which he was colonel, and on several occasions conducted matters on behalf of the Loyalists. At the end of the war came to New Brunswick, and was a member of the first Council of that colony.
   Index: Hd Of Royal Regiment of New York, his negotiations with Ethan Allen of Vermont, 201-203. Dr Commanded Loyal Americans, 202. W Commands Loyal American Regiment, 3.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.

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