Captain John Savage and the Settlement of Shefford: From 1740 to 1793 (Part 1)

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Title
Captain John Savage and the Settlement of Shefford: From 1740 to 1793 (Part 1)
Abstract
John Savage, an Irish-born New York Loyalist and the leader of thirty-nine associates who, in 1801, was granted 35,490 acres that became known as Shefford Township. This article focuses on Savage’s early life in New England, his involvement in the American Revolution, and his decision to move his family to the Eastern Townships.
Publication
Journal of Eastern Townships Studies/Revue d’études des Cantons de l’Est
Volume
No. 24
Pages
5-29
Date
Spring 2004
Language
en
Citation
Richardson, A. J. H. “Captain John Savage and the Settlement of Shefford: From 1740 to 1793 (Part 1).” Journal of Eastern Townships Studies/Revue d’études des Cantons de l’Est No. 24 (Spring 2004): 5–29.
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