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Samuel Jarvis was a member of the Family Compact, a small group of super-conservative, Protestant elites who controlled Toronto in the early 1800s. They opposd democracy, supported the British and tried to keep power in their own hands. In 1816, Jarvis killed a man in a duel over gambling debts. You can read more about Samuel Jarvis and his deadly duel on the Dreams Project blog here. And more about the Jarvis family and how they ended up in Toronto here.