Guy Carleton

Guy Carleton, painted 1923

QUICK FACTS
BORN:
3 September 1724 in Strabane, Ireland
  DIED:
10 November 1808 in Maidenhead in Berkshire, England

           

CONTENTS

     

Portrait to come. See entry in Wikipedia.

 

Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense (1775), urging the colonies to declare their independence, found 150,000 purchasers in a population of less than 3 million — the equivalent today of a sale of 14 million.

Richard Brookhiser
Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution (2003)