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Johnston, William 1780- Revolutionist; born in Canada, in 1780; was an American spy on the Canada frontier
adventurous man, and cordially hating the British, Johnston was easily persuaded by the American sympathizers r the use of the patriots.
With a desperate band, Johnston rushed on board of the Peel at Wells's
William JWilliam Johnston. Island, not far below Clayton, on the night of May 29, 1838.
They were armed with muskets and bayone r), set on fire, and sent blazing over Niagara.
Johnston's commission. Falls.
The passengers and baggage o manage her. Governor Marcy, of New York, declared Johnston an outlaw, and offered a reward of $500 for his pe of any person concerned in the infamous outrage.
Johnston, in a proclamation issued from Fort Watson, declar d States. Fort Watson was a myth.
It was wherever Johnston was seated among the Thousand Islands, where for a st night, and soon joined her. They went home, and Johnston was not molested afterwards.
The patriots urged h