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Jonathan Sewell

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 25, 2014
1. Jonathan Sewell Marker (English)
Inscription. English:
Thirty years Chief Justice of Lower Canada, Adviser to Governor Craig, Leader of the “Chateau Clique”, Early advocate of Confederation, Man of culture and patron of the arts.
Born Cambridge, Mass 6th June, 1766
Died in this house, 12th November, 1839

French:
Juge en chef du Bas-Canada durant trente ans, Conseiller du Gouverneur Craig, Chef de la “Clique du Château”, Protagoniste de la Confédération, Homme de grande culture et protecteur des arts.
Né à Cambridge, Mass., le 6 juin 1766
Décédé dans cette maison, le 12 novembre 1839
 
Erected by Historic Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada.
 
Location. 46° 48.595′ N, 71° 12.622′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is on Rue Saint Louis just from Rue d'Auteuil, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 87 Rue Saint Louis, Québec, Quebec G1R 3Z7, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Québec Garrison Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Quebec Boer War Memorial
Jonathan Sewell Marker (French) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 25, 2014
2. Jonathan Sewell Marker (French)
(within shouting distance of this marker); Augustin-Norbert Morin (within shouting distance of this marker); Les Conferences de Québec de 1943 et 1944 (within shouting distance of this marker); Premier Hôtel de Ville (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Fortifications de / of Québec (about 90 meters away); General Montgomery’s Army (about 120 meters away); General Richard Montgomery (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jonathan Sewell - Wikipedia. Sewell ...was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of the last British attorney general of Massachusetts. After a group of patriots attacked the family's residence, the Sewalls moved to Bristol, England; they adopted the spelling Sewell for the family name at this time. He attended Brasenose College, Oxford and then went to New Brunswick in 1785... (Submitted on February 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 

2. Boston 1775 - J.L. Bell. History, analysis, and unabashed gossip about the start of the American
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 25, 2014
3. Jonathan Sewell Marker
Revolution in Massachusetts.

This is an interesting (and curious) blog/website offering interesting insights.
Jonathan Sewell (1766-1839) grew up in Cambridge as the namesake son of Massachusetts’s Attorney General. The family left the province as Loyalists and spent some unhappy years in England, where they started spelling their name Sewell instead of Sewall. As a young man Sewell emigrated to Canada, studied law, and eventually became the Chief Justice of Upper Canada (Quebec). (Submitted on February 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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