Place Published: [Montreal]
Publisher: Philip Byrne
Date Published: 1803 to 1807
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
15 manuscripts total - All English legal case documents dating 1803, 1805 & 1807, with 12 signed by Philip Byrne, (plaintiff) in the St. Johns district of Montreal and 2 signed by James Reid, Montreal Byrne’s lawyer.
Two Philip Byrne legal cases were he is the plaintiff against ;
• c1805 Francis Tetro Montreal (defendant)
• c1807 Thomas Bedard (1766-1840), & Rev. Jean Baptiste Bedard (1754-1821), Montreal (defendants)
• one letter referring to Sir John Johnson (Bryne’s client)
Philip Bryne (d1830) was a justice from the small town of Saint-Jean-Baptiste, south of Montreal. He requested to be appointed a salaried magistrate there, from 1810, 1811 and 1815 but was consistently unsuccessful. Resided in Saint-Jean 1807-1812; Saint-Jean-Baptiste 1815; Argenteuil 1818-1820; Saint-Jean-Baptiste 1820-1828. Married Mary Josephine Chene, daughter of Charles
Chene of Detro. Sir John Johnson instructed [his cousin?] Philip Byrne to place his remaining property in Charlottenburgh Township up for sale.
William Byrne (1744-1825) **
At the formation of the 1st Battalion of the KRRNY, William Byrne (-1824) is commissioned Ensign, later Captain in the 2nd. In 1792 Byrne and his adopted son Phillip (-1830) operate Sir John Johnson’s grist and saw mills on the Raisin River.
Phillip (his adopted son) will continue such operations in St. Mathias and Argenteuil before in both Argenteuil and Monnoir. Appointed Justice of the Peace and Returning Officer he acquires significant properties near St. Jean Baptiste (Byrneville). Adjutant and Captain under Sir John, he also serves in the Embodied Militia in 1812-13. Shareholder in the Chambly steamboat Richelieu, in 1826 he replaces John Johnson Junior as Lieutenant Colonel of the local militia.
**Loyalists in the Richelieu Valley, Raymond Ostiguy, 2016
Collection on consignment with LDRB.
Good. Item #8543