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Samuel Jarvis
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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.

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