b&w; reproduction (20x25 cm; c. 1965) of painting
Acc. No. 13-012, Box 11, 3534 PP
Walkerville Times Collection
c. 1810; James Baby (baptized Jacques) was born in Detroit in 1763; he was a wealthy merchant, landowner, judge, and politician. During the War of 1812 he led the militia from Sandwich to Amherstburg; his family was forced to flee when the invading American army entered Sandwich on July 13th, 1812 and ransacked his house. He served as a member of the Legislative Council of Upper Canada for Sandwich from 1792 until his death in 1833. He was also appointed Inspector General (Treasurer) of Upper Canada in 1815.
Essex County (Ontario)
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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