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The diary of Mrs. John Graves Simcoe : wife of the first Lieutenant-Governor of the province of Upper Canada 1792-6

Author: Elizabeth Simcoe; J Ross Robertson
Publisher: Toronto : Coles Pub. Co., ©1973.
Series: Coles Canadiana collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Diaries
Biography
Named Person: Elizabeth Simcoe; John Graves Simcoe; Elizabeth Simcoe; John Graves Simcoe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Simcoe; J Ross Robertson
OCLC Number: 10562799
Notes: Reprint of the 1911 ed. published by W. Briggs, Toronto.
Includes index.
Description: xxix, 439 pages, 46 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm.
Contents: I. Mrs. Simcoe, her ancestors --
II. Ancestors of John Graves Simcoe --
III. Courtship and marriage --
IV. Farwell to Wolford --
V. The governor and suite embark --
VI. The governor and his family in Quebec --
VI. Mrs. Simcoe spends an enjoyable winter --
VIII. Journey to Upper Canada --
IX. Simcoe takes oath of office --
X. Mrs. Simcoe's arrival at Niagara --
XI. Journeys of the governor --
XII. American commissioners guests at Navy Hall --
XIII. Building of Castle Frank on River Don --
XIV. Winter at York --
XV. Mrs. Simcoe visits Quebec --
XVI. Return to Upper Canada --
XVII. Visit of Duke de la Rochefoucauld --
XVIII. Visit to New Capital of Upper Canada --
XIX. A trip across Lake Ontario --
XX. Leavetakings of friends --
XXI. Homeward bound --
XXII. Again at Wolford, Simcoe's death --
XXIII. Mrs. Simcoe and her children --
XXIV. Loving words from the pulpit --
XXV. The will of Mrs. Simcoe XXVI. General Simcoe's estate in Canada --
XXVII. John Bailey's memoirs --
XXVIII. Bailey's opinion of the Simcoe family --
XXIX. The passing of Mrs. Simcoe --
XXX. The village of Dunkeswell --
XXXI. Incident and comment --
XXXII. Many journeys with Mrs. Simcoe --
XXXIII. Tribute by Bailey.
Series Title: Coles Canadiana collection.
Responsibility: with notes and a biography by J. Ross Robertson and two hundred and thirty seven illustrations, including ninety reproductions of interesting sketches made by Mrs. Simcoe.

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