thing in his little
kingdom. He classed them with "vagrants and vagabonds." In March, 1816, three "actors" appeared in Gananoque and advertised a performance to take place at the Brownson House, then recently built. The irate c o l o n e l waited on them and ordered them to "pass on from this House quietly and not to per-form the riotous feats of tumbling, etc."
Eleven years later, in September, 1827,