Brown, Peter


Brown, Peter
(1784-1863). Born in Scotland. Emigrated to New York in 1838; was owner and editor of the British Chronicle. Removed to Toronto, 1843, and founded the Banner, a Free-Church Presbyterian organ. In 1844 with his son, George Brown, established the Toronto Globe, and contributed to it for some years.
   Index: B Father of George Brown, 1; his hatred of slavery, 1; emigration to America, 1838, 2; contributes to Albion, 2; publishes The Fame and Glory of England Vindicated, 2; establishes the British Chronicle, New York, 4; removes to Toronto, and with his son establishes the Banner, 5; on committee of Anti-Slavery Society, 113; his work on the Globe, 243-244; his death, 1863, 244.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.; Dent, Can. Por.

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