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James De Lancey – Loyalist

Captain James De Lancey (1732 – 8 April 1800) was born in New York City, the eldest son of New York Lt. Gov. James De Lancey (1703–1760) and…

Daniel Leonard – Loyalist

Daniel Leonard (18 May 1740 – 27 June 1829) was a lawyer from colonial Massachusetts and a Loyalist in the American Revolution.Born in Norton, Massachusetts, Leonard was a…

Jonathan Sewall – Loyalist

Jonathan Sewall (August 24, 1729 – September 27, 1796) was the last British attorney general of Massachusetts.He was born in Boston on August 24, 1729 to Jonathan and…

Daniel Dulany the Younger – Loyalist

Daniel Dulany the Younger (June 28, 1722 – March 17, 1797) was a Maryland Loyalist politician, Mayor of Annapolis, and an influential American lawyer in the period immediately…

Joshua Loring – Loyalist

Joshua Loring (3 August 1716 – 5 October 1781) was an 18th-century colonial American naval officer in British service. During the French and Indian War, he served as…

Cortlandt Skinner – Loyalist

Cortlandt Skinner (16 December 1727 – 15 March 1799) was the last Royal Attorney General of New Jersey and a Brigadier General in the loyalist forces during the…

George William Fairfax – Loyalist

George William Fairfax (February 26, 1729 – April 3, 1787) was a planter and member of the landed gentry of late colonial Virginia. A contemporary and good friend…

George Duncan Ludlow – Loyalist

George Duncan Ludlow (1734 – November 13, 1808) was lawyer and a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of the British Province of New York in the Thirteen…

Claudius Smith – Loyalist

Claudius Smith (1736 – January 22, 1779) was a notorious Loyalist guerrilla leader during the American Revolution. He led a band of irregulars who were known locally as…

Edmund Fanning – Loyalist

Edmund Fanning (April 24, 1739 – February 28, 1818) was a British North American colonial administrator and military leader. Born in New York, he became a lawyer and…