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Liberty and ConscienceA Documentary History of Conscientious Objectors in America through the Civil War$
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Peter Brock

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780195151220

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195151224.001.0001

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Upper Canada

Upper Canada

Chapter:
(p.69) IV Upper Canada
Source:
Liberty and Conscience
Author(s):
Peter Brock
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195151224.003.0004

Four documents are presented, with an introductory text, illustrating the treatment of conscientious objectors in the British province of Upper Canada [the Canadian province of 1791‐1841 corresponding to modern Ontario]. The documents relate to legislative exemption for peace sects (1793), Quakers and military requisitions (1810‐17), a Quaker family in the War of 1812, and Quaker conscientious objectors in rural Upper Canada (1840).

Keywords:   Canada, conscientious objectors, history, Ontario, pacifism, peace sects, Quakers, Upper Canada

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