John Paterson, an Anglican minister, was jailed for his loyalty until he could escape to Philadelphia in 1778 and eventually to England in 1783. He claimed as a loss 18 people he had enslaved.
Some themes his Loyalist Claim Commission memorial suggest include confiscation, family experience, and persecution.
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