Re: [Bulk] 1812 passports
- Sutler Cyrus asked:
> What sort of documentation as to proof of citizenship did people use back then? Did the people in Canada consider themselves > citizens of Canada or citizens of Britain? Did monarchies consider their populations to be citizens or subjects?I'll take the easy question.
Until 1947, Canadians were subjects not citizens:
Canadiand didn't get passports until 1862:
I'll defer to others but I doubt people had proof of being a British subject back then. It was simply assumed.
John Matthew IV
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