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  • Military Commission For James Thompson- June 29, 1812
    Military Commission For James Thompson- June 29, 1812
    text  29 June 1812     This is the military commission appointing James Thompson as Ensign in the 2nd Regiment of the Lincoln Militia of which Thomas Clark was the Lieutenant Colonel. It was issued in the name of Isaac Brock, President Administering the Government of Upper Canada and Major General Commanding his Majesty's forces therein ...
    text  29 June 1812   This is the military commission appointing James Thompson as Ensign in the 2nd Regiment of the Lincoln Militia of which Thomas Clark was the Lieutenant Colonel. It was issued in ...
    Niagara Falls History Museum
    1812 History
  • Land Indenture Between Edward Hunt and Robert Hamilton- March 1803
    Land Indenture Between Edward Hunt and Robert Hamilton- March 1803
    text  29 March 1803     This is a land indenture between Edward Hunt, County of Lincoln and Robert Hamilton of Queenston, Merchant. It is dated March 29, 1803 and discusses the west half of Lot #4, fifth concession, the Township of Humberstone.This is a land indenture between Edward Hunt, County of Lincoln and Robert Hamilton ...
    text  29 March 1803   This is a land indenture between Edward Hunt, County of Lincoln and Robert Hamilton of Queenston, Merchant. It is dated March 29, 1803 and discusses the west half of Lot ...
    Niagara Falls History Museum
    1812 History
  • Niles Weekly Register No.24 of Vol. VI, Whole No. 154- August 13, 1814
    Niles Weekly Register No.24 of Vol. VI, Whole No. 154- August 13, 1814
    text  13 Aug 1814     A weekly military newspaper.The front page discusses Brigade Orders at Chippawa July 10, 1814.Page 402: discusses a British Official account of the Battle of Chippawa, including those killed, wounded and missing as well as the names of officers killed and wounded.Page 403: from the Ontario Messenger which provides an account ...
    text  13 Aug 1814   A weekly military newspaper.The front page discusses Brigade Orders at Chippawa July 10, 1814.Page 402: discusses a British Official account of the Battle of Chippawa, including those killed, wounded and ...
    Niagara Falls History Museum
    1812 History
  • Militia General Orders, Kingston- August 18, 1815
    Militia General Orders, Kingston- August 18, 1815
    text  18 August 1815     Militia General Orders from Kingston, dated August 1815, signed by N. Coffin, Adjutant General of Militia. The document contains an extract of a letter from Earl Bathurst, one of his Majesty's secretaries, to Sir Gordon Drummond, dated Downing Street, June 13th, 1815. The letter acknowledged the meritorious actions of troops ...
    text  18 August 1815   Militia General Orders from Kingston, dated August 1815, signed by N. Coffin, Adjutant General of Militia. The document contains an extract of a letter from Earl Bathurst, one of his ...
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • Military Commission- Jonathan Pettit, January 3, 1809
    Military Commission- Jonathan Pettit, January 3, 1809
    text  3 January 1809     A commission appointing Jonathon Pettit from Ensign to Lieutenant in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. It is dated January 3, 1809 and is signed by Francis Gore, Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Upper Canada.This Regiment is known to have participated in the Battles of Queenston Heights and ...
    text  3 January 1809   A commission appointing Jonathon Pettit from Ensign to Lieutenant in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. It is dated January 3, 1809 and is signed by Francis Gore, Lieutenant ...
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • Militia Payroll- 1812
    Militia Payroll- 1812
    text  c. 1812     A militia paylist believed to be dated 1812. The militia name is unknown but the list is signed by a William Lyons.The names included on the pay list are:Book, JosephCamp, John M.Clark, JamesDean, AndrewGee, DavidJohnson, JeremiahKennedy, CharlesKennedy, MorrisLane, GilbertLane, JeremiahLane, NathanMartin, WilliamMcCollom, JosephMeredith, JohnMerritt, MosesMiller, Robert JohnMyers, JamesDean, DavidDean, PhilipRong, ...
    text  c. 1812   A militia paylist believed to be dated 1812. The militia name is unknown but the list is signed by a William Lyons.The names included on the pay list are:Book, JosephCamp, ...
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Lt. Col. Robert Nelles- October 11 to November 1, 1814
    Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Lt. Col. Robert Nelles- October 11 to November 1, 1814
    text  11 October to 1 November 1814     A muster roll of soldiers in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln militia under the command of Lt. Col. Robert Nelles (1761-1842) from October 11 to November 1, 1814.This Regiment was involved in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane during the War of 1812.Names include in the muster ...
    text  11 October to 1 November 1814   A muster roll of soldiers in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln militia under the command of Lt. Col. Robert Nelles (1761-1842) from October 11 to November 1, 1814.This Regiment ...
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • Muster Roll for various companies in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- July 4th to the 28th, 1814
    Muster Roll for various companies in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- July 4th to the 28th, 1814
    text       A muster roll for different companies of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia dated July 4th to the 28th 1814.Names included on the Muster Roll:Adair, David Jr.Arker, AdamAwry, DanielBarker, GeorgeBook, GeorgeBookman, FerdinandBrown, BenjaminBugner, ChristopherCampbell, JamesCarpenter, WilliamCoates, EdmundKonkle, DavidCouse, FrederickCurtis, W.Dean, AndrewDean, DavidDills (Dils), AdamDittrick, WalterEnsley, ChristopherFrancis, CalebFuller, DavidGee, HenryGriffin, ...
    text     A muster roll for different companies of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia dated July 4th to the 28th 1814.Names included on the Muster Roll:Adair, David Jr.Arker, AdamAwry, DanielBarker, ...
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Jonathan Moore's company- July 25 to August 24, 1812
    Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Jonathan Moore's company- July 25 to August 24, 1812
    text  1812     A muster roll, dated July 25 to August 24, 1812, of Jonathon Moore's Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane during the War of 1812.Names included on the Muster Roll:Acor, AdamAdair, JohnAwry, JohnBearup, JohnBerg, GilbertBertrand, DavidBertrand, ...
    text  1812   A muster roll, dated July 25 to August 24, 1812, of Jonathon Moore's Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston ...
    Grimsby Museum
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  • Muster Roll of 4th Lincoln Militia, Captain William Nelles' Company- April 28th to May 24th, 1813
    Muster Roll of 4th Lincoln Militia, Captain William Nelles' Company- April 28th to May 24th, 1813
    text  1813     A muster roll, dated April 28th to May 24th, 1813, of Captain William Nellis' (sic) (1769-1850) Company of the the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane.Names included on the muster roll:Book, JosephBridgman, William Sr.Brown, BenjaminBugner, ChristopherBugner, MathiasBush, JohnCamp, ...
    text  1813   A muster roll, dated April 28th to May 24th, 1813, of Captain William Nellis' (sic) (1769-1850) Company of the the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in ...
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Jonathan Pettit's Company- July 4th to July 26th, 1814
    Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Jonathan Pettit's Company- July 4th to July 26th, 1814
    text       A muster roll, dated July 4th to 26th, 1814, of Captain Jonathon Pettit's Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane.Names on the Muster Roll include:Bridgman, ThomasBridgman, William Sr.Camp, John M.Campbell, LuisFuller, DavidGriffin, DanielElis, JohnHare, Peter J. ...
    text     A muster roll, dated July 4th to 26th, 1814, of Captain Jonathon Pettit's Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston ...
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • Military Commission of Robert Nelles-  October 10, 1815
    Military Commission of Robert Nelles- October 10, 1815
    text  10 October 1815     A military commission for Robert Nelles, Esquire (1761-1842), as Lieutenant Colonel of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. It is signed by Francis Gore, Esquire, Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Upper Canada in York.The 4th Lincoln was involved in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane.
    text  10 October 1815   A military commission for Robert Nelles, Esquire (1761-1842), as Lieutenant Colonel of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. It is signed by Francis Gore, Esquire, Lieutenant Governor of the ...
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • "Roll of thoes (sic) men that was on the Ground after the battle", addressed to Captain Wm. Nelles- 1812
    "Roll of thoes (sic) men that was on the Ground after the battle", addressed to Captain Wm. Nelles- 1812
    text       A muster roll, addressed to Captain (Johann) Wm. Nelles,(1769-1850, brother of Robert Nelles) titled: "Roll of thoes(sic) men that was on the ground after the battle". Although unstated, it can be assumed that the muster roll is from the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia as William Nelles was a ...
    text     A muster roll, addressed to Captain (Johann) Wm. Nelles,(1769-1850, brother of Robert Nelles) titled: "Roll of thoes(sic) men that was on the ground after the battle". Although unstated, it can ...
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • "A Notable Niagara Centennial"- Newspaper article written by Fred Williams
    "A Notable Niagara Centennial"- Newspaper article written by Fred Williams
    text  4 April 1933     A newspaper article written by Fred Williams titled, "A Notable Niagara Centennial" where he discusses the death of John Crooks and his experiences in the War of 1812. The newspaper the article was written in is unknown.
    text  4 April 1933   A newspaper article written by Fred Williams titled, "A Notable Niagara Centennial" where he discusses the death of John Crooks and his experiences in the War of 1812. The newspaper ...
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • Assistant Surgeon Appointment: Letter from Dr Robert Kerr to Dr Cyrus Sumner- July 22, 1814
    Assistant Surgeon Appointment: Letter from Dr Robert Kerr to Dr Cyrus Sumner- July 22, 1814
    text  22 July 1814     A letter from Dr. Robert Kerr to Dr. Cyrus Sumner(1772-1834) appointing him Assistant Surgeon at the hospital in Niagara during the War of 1812. His pay is quoted as one dollar and a half per day. It also states that medicines will be provided but Dr. Sumner had to provide ...
    text  22 July 1814   A letter from Dr. Robert Kerr to Dr. Cyrus Sumner(1772-1834) appointing him Assistant Surgeon at the hospital in Niagara during the War of 1812. His pay is quoted as one ...
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • Muster Roll of the Officers of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia for Court Martial Duty- November 7th to the 14th, 1814
    Muster Roll of the Officers of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia for Court Martial Duty- November 7th to the 14th, 1814
    text  7-14 November 1814     A muster roll, dated from November 7th to the 14th inclusive, 1814, of the Officers of the 4th Regiment Lincoln Militia for Court Martial Duty.
    text  7-14 November 1814   A muster roll, dated from November 7th to the 14th inclusive, 1814, of the Officers of the 4th Regiment Lincoln Militia for Court Martial Duty.
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • Memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and Losses due Capt. H. Nelles, 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- 1814-1815
    Memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and Losses due Capt. H. Nelles, 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- 1814-1815
    text       A memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and losses due to Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia.
    text     A memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and losses due to Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia.
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain H Nelles- July 4-24, 1814
    Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain H Nelles- July 4-24, 1814
    text  4-24 July 1814     Muster roll, dated July 4 to the 24th, 1814, of Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia.This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane during the War of 1812.
    text  4-24 July 1814   Muster roll, dated July 4 to the 24th, 1814, of Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia.This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston Heights ...
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • Payroll List of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Lt.Col. Robert Nelles- October 11 to Nov. 11, 1814
    Payroll List of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Lt.Col. Robert Nelles- October 11 to Nov. 11, 1814
    text  1814     A payroll, dated October 11 to November 11, 1814, of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia under Lt. Col. Robert Nelles (1761-1842).Names included on the payroll list:Cline, Henry Sr.Comfort, John HarrisFisher, JacobHislop, SamuelHouse, John Sr.Johnson, HenryKennedy, SamuelKennedy, WilliamLambert, ThomasLane, AlexanderLane, IsaacLymburner, JohnLyon, DanielLyon, NathanLyons, JosephLyons, ReubenMarkle, John M.McGaw, Wm.McIntyre, ...
    text  1814   A payroll, dated October 11 to November 11, 1814, of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia under Lt. Col. Robert Nelles (1761-1842).Names included on the payroll list:Cline, Henry Sr.Comfort, ...
    Grimsby Museum
    1812 History
  • Distant View of Fort Niagara
    Distant View of Fort Niagara
    imagetext  1841     ILLUSTRATIONS FOR HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK BY JOHN W. BARBER AND HENRY HOME.Believed to have been created in the United States of America.
    imagetext  1841   ILLUSTRATIONS FOR HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK BY JOHN W. BARBER AND HENRY HOME.Believed to have been created in the United States of America.
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