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  • Military Warrant for Elisha Smith, 33rd Regiment of the Connecticut Militia- 1811
    Military Warrant for Elisha Smith, 33rd Regiment of the Connecticut Militia- 1811
    text  6 May 1811     This is the military warrant issued to Elisha Smith, 2nd Company, appointing him to the rank of Sergeant in the 2nd Company of the 33rd Regiment, Connecticut Militia. It is printed and signed in black ink by William Sterling, Lieutenant Colonel, Commandant of the 33rd Regiment, Connecticut Militia. It was ...
    text  6 May 1811   This is the military warrant issued to Elisha Smith, 2nd Company, appointing him to the rank of Sergeant in the 2nd Company of the 33rd Regiment, Connecticut Militia. It is ...
    Niagara Falls History Museum
    1812 History
  • Promissory Note Between William Forsyth and James Cummings- 1817
    Promissory Note Between William Forsyth and James Cummings- 1817
    text  7 April 1817     This is a promissory note by William Forsyth to James Cummings Esq. in Chippawa dated Falls April 7, 1817.
    text  7 April 1817   This is a promissory note by William Forsyth to James Cummings Esq. in Chippawa dated Falls April 7, 1817.
    Niagara Falls History Museum
    1812 History
  • 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 ...
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    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 ...
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    1812 History
  • The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies, of the Church- 1810
    The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies, of the Church- 1810
    text  1810     In script on inside front page:"The gift of the Rev. Thos. Agemon (?) Rector of maghe.... To Rose Mcgarvey for regular attendance at divine service and attending..... October 7, 1816"
    text  1810   In script on inside front page:"The gift of the Rev. Thos. Agemon (?) Rector of maghe.... To Rose Mcgarvey for regular attendance at divine service and attending..... October 7, 1816"
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    1812 History
  • Sermons, preached in the Tron Church, Glasgow- 1819
    Sermons, preached in the Tron Church, Glasgow- 1819
    text  1819, p. 525     Sermon book with black/tan marbleized hard covers with black across the corners and spine.
    text  1819, p. 525   Sermon book with black/tan marbleized hard covers with black across the corners and spine.
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    1812 History
  • Foundation Stone of the Brock Monument- October 13, 1853
    Foundation Stone of the Brock Monument- October 13, 1853
    text  1853     An announcement on the form of procession to be observed at the laying of the foundation stone of the Brock monument at Queenston Heights. This is for the second monument where they buried Major-General Isaac Brock and his aid-de-camp Lieut. Col. MacDonnell. The announcement is printed on off white paper ...
    text  1853   An announcement on the form of procession to be observed at the laying of the foundation stone of the Brock monument at Queenston Heights. This is for the second monument ...
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    1812 History
  • (The History of) Brock's Monument- The Canadian Journal
    (The History of) Brock's Monument- The Canadian Journal
    text  1852     This is an excerpt from the Canadian Journal, September 1852, discussing how the Committee for the Erection of the Brock Monument tendered an architect competition for the design and erection of the Brock Monument. There is an etching of the monument (the one selected) at the top and the statistics ...
    text  1852   This is an excerpt from the Canadian Journal, September 1852, discussing how the Committee for the Erection of the Brock Monument tendered an architect competition for the design and erection ...
    Niagara Falls History Museum
    1812 History
  • The Niagara Gleaner Newspaper- September 28, 1833
    The Niagara Gleaner Newspaper- September 28, 1833
    text  28 Sep 1833     This copy of the Niagara Gleaner's contains a notice regarding the application for a charter to construct a railway from the Welland Canal to the ferry on the Niagara River at Clifton below the Falls of Niagara (Queenston).Overall Measurement: (framed) 69 cm long X 86 cm wide
    text  28 Sep 1833   This copy of the Niagara Gleaner's contains a notice regarding the application for a charter to construct a railway from the Welland Canal to the ferry on the Niagara River ...
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    1812 History
  • The Colonial Advocate Newspaper- October 14, 1824
    The Colonial Advocate Newspaper- October 14, 1824
    text  14 Oct 1824, p. 4     An original copy of the October 14, 1824 copy of the Advocate. Articles of interest include the "Anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights", "The Re-internment", and "Brittain Cherishes the Memory of her Departed Heroes".Size: (Framed) 60.2 X 42.5 CM
    text  14 Oct 1824, p. 4   An original copy of the October 14, 1824 copy of the Advocate. Articles of interest include the "Anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights", "The Re-internment", and "Brittain Cherishes the ...
    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
  • The Connecticut Mirror Newspaper- August 15, 1814
    The Connecticut Mirror Newspaper- August 15, 1814
    text  15 Aug 1814     The Connecticut Mirror consisted of 4 pages and was sold for two dollars per annum. It contains an account of the Battle of Chippawa as well as the Battle of Bridgewater (Lundy's Lane.Size: 32 X 52.5 cm
    text  15 Aug 1814   The Connecticut Mirror consisted of 4 pages and was sold for two dollars per annum. It contains an account of the Battle of Chippawa as well as the Battle of ...
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    1812 History
  • The American Mercury Newspaper- November 11, 1812
    The American Mercury Newspaper- November 11, 1812
    text  12 Nov 1812     On the front page there are 2 ½ columns regarding copies of letters from Major General Van Rensselaer of the New York Militia to Major General Henry Dearborn. Dearborn. There is also information regarding the Battle of Queenston Heights.Size: 53 X 31.5 cm
    text  12 Nov 1812   On the front page there are 2 ½ columns regarding copies of letters from Major General Van Rensselaer of the New York Militia to Major General Henry Dearborn. Dearborn. There ...
    Niagara Falls History Museum
    1812 History
  • York Gazette Newspaper- October 17, 1812
    York Gazette Newspaper- October 17, 1812
    text  17 Oct 1812     This original copy of the newspaper includes an article with a short description of the victory attained at Queenston. (an account of the Battle of Queenston Heights).Size (Framed): 41.2 X 55.2 CM
    text  17 Oct 1812   This original copy of the newspaper includes an article with a short description of the victory attained at Queenston. (an account of the Battle of Queenston Heights).Size (Framed): 41.2 X ...
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    1812 History
  • The Times Newspaper: September 28, 1814
    The Times Newspaper: September 28, 1814
    text  28 September 1814     The Times Newspaper from September 28, 1814Pages 2 and 3 discuss reports from newspapers around the world, including those of the ongoing war.
    text  28 September 1814   The Times Newspaper from September 28, 1814Pages 2 and 3 discuss reports from newspapers around the world, including those of the ongoing war.
    Niagara Falls History Museum
    1812 History
  • The Connecticut Mirror Newspaper- November 2,1812
    The Connecticut Mirror Newspaper- November 2,1812
    textcomment  2 Nov 1812,     This 4 page newspaper was sold at $1.75 per annum. Page 2 contains an eyewitness account of the Battle of Queenston Heights by Captain Ogilvie of the 13th Regiment.Size: 32.5 X 50 cm
    textcomment  2 Nov 1812,   This 4 page newspaper was sold at $1.75 per annum. Page 2 contains an eyewitness account of the Battle of Queenston Heights by Captain Ogilvie of the 13th Regiment.Size: 32.5 ...
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    1812 History
  • Military Commission- Donald McDonnell, Esq. 1812
    Military Commission- Donald McDonnell, Esq. 1812
    textcomment  April 1812,     Donald McDonnell was appointed to Captain in the Second Regiment of the Glengarry Militia by Sir Isaac Brock. There is also a red wax seal in the upper left corner.Size: (Framed) 45 x 34.6 cm
    textcomment  April 1812,   Donald McDonnell was appointed to Captain in the Second Regiment of the Glengarry Militia by Sir Isaac Brock. There is also a red wax seal in the upper left corner.Size: ...
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    1812 History
  • Land Grant to William Lundy- 1805
    Land Grant to William Lundy- 1805
    textcomment  1805,     The lands grant to William Lundy, a Quaker of the Township of Stamford, County of Lincoln in the District of Niagara for 150 acres; Lot 140 and the west half of Lot 141. This property abutted with Joanna Silverthorn, who is possibly an in-law to William Lundy. During the War ...
    textcomment  1805,   The lands grant to William Lundy, a Quaker of the Township of Stamford, County of Lincoln in the District of Niagara for 150 acres; Lot 140 and the west half ...
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    1812 History
  • Bible circa 1812-1825
    Bible circa 1812-1825
    text  1812     This Bible belonged to the Stewart Family, which included the following family members: Margaret Stewart, Agnes Jane Stewart in 1824, and Thomas A. Stewart, who was the First Mate on the schooner, the 'Antelope'.The Bible is small and rectangular. The cover is leather with a leather closing flap. The outside ...
    text  1812   This Bible belonged to the Stewart Family, which included the following family members: Margaret Stewart, Agnes Jane Stewart in 1824, and Thomas A. Stewart, who was the First Mate on ...
    St. Catharines Museum
    1812 History
  • The Battle of Queenston Heights, Edited by John Symons
    The Battle of Queenston Heights, Edited by John Symons
    text  1859, p. 39     Black, hardcovered book with 39 pages, which include illustrations and maps.The Battle of Queenston Heights: Being a narrative of the opening of the War of 1812, with notices of the life of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, K.B., and description of the monument erected to his memory.
    text  1859, p. 39   Black, hardcovered book with 39 pages, which include illustrations and maps.The Battle of Queenston Heights: Being a narrative of the opening of the War of 1812, with notices of the ...
    St. Catharines Museum
    1812 History
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