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Events from the year 1777 in Canada.
- July 4 – Near Fort Ticonderoga, General Burgoyne offers condonement if colonists lay down their arms.
- September 19 – General Burgoyne's Indian and French allies desert at the battle of Stillwater.
- October 16 – Articles of Capitulation of 5,782 British, under Burgoyne are written.
- October 17 – Though aware of approaching relief, Burgoyne, having promised to capitulate, and fearing annihilation by a threatened attack, signs the capitulation. During its first session the Canadian Council passes sixteen ordinances, adopts English Commercial law, and constitutes itself a Court of Appeal, with final resort to the Privy Council in England.
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