Caldwell Sir John
Eldest son of Sir James Caldwell, the third
baronet. Succeeded his father, 1784. Appointed receiver-general of Lower
Canada, and found to have misappropriated the public funds. Made
restoration afterwards of the greater part of the amount.
Died in England, 1830. =Index=: (Louis Joseph Papineau era) Receiver-general, Lower
Canada,--misappropriates public funds, 56; government fails to prosecute
him, 57. =Bib.=: Christie, History of Lower Canada; Morgan, Cel.