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King Joe, a Matter of Treason: the Life and Times of Joseph Willcocks

King Joe, a Matter of Treason: the Life and Times of Joseph Willcocks
by John B. Lee

Publisher: Heronwood Enterprises
Genre: History; War of 1812; Upper Canada
Format: paperback; black and white photographs; bibliography; index; 72 pages
Price: $10.95

In this well-researched telling of the life and times of Irish immigrant Joseph Willcocks,  the author sets down the historical reasons why Willcocks has been branded a traitor. John B. Lee then provides arguments why this accusation should be revisited. A thoughtful exploration into why a man,  trusted by Major-General Isaac Brock to negotiate the support of the Six Nations natives in the war, ultimately turns his back on his adopted home and offers his services to the Americans.  

 

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