Barclay Thomas 1753-1830 Born In New York In 1775 Served In The
British army during the American Revolution, and in 1777 became major.
At the end of the war moved to Nova Scotia; entered the House of
Assembly, and for some time Speaker. Appointed adjutant-general of
militia; served as a commissioner under Jay's Treaty; appointed
consul-general at New York for the Northern and Eastern states. =Index=:
(General Brock era) Declares war to be inevitable, 202. =Bib.=: Cyc. Am. Biog.