ed in 1778, and having subsequently exhibited satisfactory evidence of his friendship to his country and its political independence.
Besides the persons already named, there were a few other loyalists, or tories, in Cambridge, but not holding such a prominent position: John Nutting, carpenter, was proscribed in 1778; Antill Gallop, a deputy sheriff, who had promised conformity in September, 1774, is said by Sabine
American Loyalists, pp. 308, 381. to have gone with the British troops to Halifax, in 1776; also George Inman (H. C. 1772, died 1789) and John Inman, sons of Ralph Inman, Esq.
After the close of the war, it was proposed to permit the proscribed loyalists to return,—not indeed to share in the administration of the government, but to reclaim their confiscated estates.
This proposition did not meet the approval of the inhabitants of Cambridge.
At a town meeting, May 5, 1783, instructions to their representative, reported by a committee consisting of James Winthrop, Sam
for N. H. in England, and dau. of Wm. Partridge, Lieut.-governor of New Hampshire.
His children, born in Boston, were Andrew, b. 7 Nov. 1707, grad.
H. C. 1724, Register of the Court of Admiralty, member of the Council, and d. at Milton 24 Jan. 1771, a. 63; Sarah, b. 22 Ap. 1709, m. Byfield Lyde, Esq., 17 Aug. 1727, and d. 5 Oct. 1768; Jonathan, b. 23 July 1710, grad.
H. C. 1728, Chief Justice and Lieut.-governor of Nova Scotia, where he d. 29 Mar. 1776, leaving son Daniel, a merchant in Halifax, d. at Boulogne, France, 17 Nov. 1841, a. 78, and a dau. Mary Emilia Elizabeth, who m. Dr. Tim. L. Jennison, and d. in Camb., 23 Aug. 1848, a. 88; William, b. 12 Ap. 1712; Thomas, b. 14 May 1713.
Jona-than the f. after his return from Europe, devoted himself for a time to commerce, in company with his father, but afterwards abandoned it for public life.
He was a member of the Council, 1718, 1719, 1720, 1722, 1723, 1726, 1727; and was elected in 1729, but was negatived by Gov. Burnet.