“He did not appear disposed to acknowledge himself to be wrong”

On 17 September 1812 David Willson was disowned by the Yonge Street Quaker Meeting in Newmarket. He “believed it right for him to continue in the way that he is now in”. This was the beginning of the Children of Peace.

From Canadian Quaker Yearly Meeting Records, 1786-1988, ancestry.ca. Canadian Yearly Meeting Archives, Newmarket, Ontario