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  • Contributors: Brock University Archives
  • Contributors: 1812 History
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  • Oath of Allegiance to King George III
    Oath of Allegiance to King George III
    Object       Transcript (original spelling and grammar retained): We the Commissioned Officers belonging to the Second Regiment of Lincoln Militia - Do sincerely promise and swear that we will be faithful and bear true allegiance to his Majesty King George, and heirs will defend to the utmost of our power against all ...
    Object     Transcript (original spelling and grammar retained): We the Commissioned Officers belonging to the Second Regiment of Lincoln Militia - Do sincerely promise and swear that we will be faithful and ...
    1812 History
    Brock University Archives
  • Brown Bess Socket Mount Bayonet
    Brown Bess Socket Mount Bayonet
    Object       This original Brown Bess socket mount bayonet is vintage War of 1812. It was purchased in the Niagara area and likely has a long local provenance.
    Object     This original Brown Bess socket mount bayonet is vintage War of 1812. It was purchased in the Niagara area and likely has a long local provenance.
    1812 History
    Brock University Archives
  • Personal Seals of Sir Isaac Brock
    Personal Seals of Sir Isaac Brock
    Object       Two orange coloured seals containing the impression of the personal seal of Sir Isaac Brock. The seal depicts a crest containing a lion in the upper portion and an eagle with its wings spread in the lower portion, which represent strength, clarity of vision and courage. Below the crest is ...
    Object     Two orange coloured seals containing the impression of the personal seal of Sir Isaac Brock. The seal depicts a crest containing a lion in the upper portion and an eagle ...
    1812 History
    Brock University Archives
  • Sir Isaac Brock Commemorative Half-Penny Token
    Sir Isaac Brock Commemorative Half-Penny Token
    Objectcomment       Half-penny token struck for general circulation in Upper Canada, about 1816. The token is one of a few issues which commemorate Sir Issac Brock. The name Brock is misspelled "Brook" on this token. The other side bears the picture of a sailing vessel and the motto "Success to the Commerce ...
    Objectcomment     Half-penny token struck for general circulation in Upper Canada, about 1816. The token is one of a few issues which commemorate Sir Issac Brock. The name Brock is misspelled "Brook" ...
    1812 History
    Brock University Archives
  • Brown Bess Musket
    Brown Bess Musket
    Object       This original Brown Bess musket is an East India Pattern musket (3rd model) as it has a 39 inch barrel, a brass side plate on the opposite side of the lock and has no tail to it. The tang on the butt plate is also short. The lock mechanism reveals ...
    Object     This original Brown Bess musket is an East India Pattern musket (3rd model) as it has a 39 inch barrel, a brass side plate on the opposite side of the ...
    1812 History
    Brock University Archives
  • Portsmouth Oracle, 12 February 1814, Vol. 25 No. 21
    Portsmouth Oracle, 12 February 1814, Vol. 25 No. 21
    Object       Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812.
    Object     Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812.
    1812 History
    Brock University Archives
  • Miniature Portrait of Captain John Brock
    Miniature Portrait of Captain John Brock
    ObjectImage       A miniature portrait of Captain John Brock, 81st Regiment of Foot. There is an inscription on parchment attached to the reverse which reads “Major Gen. Sir Isaac Brock Lieut. Govenor of Upper Canada Fell at Queenston Heights on 13th Oct 1812” “The Hero of Canada”. Above this inscription is a ...
    ObjectImage     A miniature portrait of Captain John Brock, 81st Regiment of Foot. There is an inscription on parchment attached to the reverse which reads “Major Gen. Sir Isaac Brock Lieut. Govenor ...
    1812 History
    Brock University Archives
  • Royal Marines Button- 1814
    Royal Marines Button- 1814
    Object       This is the uniform button of the Royal Marines. There is a raised anchor in the centre with a laurel wreath around the bottom half and the name of the regiment across the top. The metal button is 2cm in diameter and was possibly gilded. The first and second battalion ...
    Object     This is the uniform button of the Royal Marines. There is a raised anchor in the centre with a laurel wreath around the bottom half and the name of the ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Plain Officer's Buttons c. 1812
    Plain Officer's Buttons c. 1812
    Object       These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of 1812.
    Object     These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of 1812.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry Button- c. 1812
    Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry Button- c. 1812
    Object       A uniform button of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. There is a raised design of a lion in the center standing on a length of cord with one leg pointed upward. There is also a crown at the top and the name of the regiment on a band around the outside ...
    Object     A uniform button of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. There is a raised design of a lion in the center standing on a length of cord with one leg pointed upward. ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • British Shako Plate- c. 1811
    British Shako Plate- c. 1811
    Objectcomment       This is a shako plate for an 1811 model or stovepipe shako. It is broken in five places so it is fastened together with straight pins to a piece of cardboard. It has the GR cipher of George III in the center with a raised outer edge.
    Objectcomment     This is a shako plate for an 1811 model or stovepipe shako. It is broken in five places so it is fastened together with straight pins to a piece of ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • White Leather Sword Belt
    White Leather Sword Belt
    Object       A military sword belt that is made of white leather with a brass buckle. The buckle has an inscription which states “ E.B. Tupper” in script.
    Object     A military sword belt that is made of white leather with a brass buckle. The buckle has an inscription which states “ E.B. Tupper” in script.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Military Cockade c.1812-1814
    Military Cockade c.1812-1814
    Object       This is a military cockade that is made up of black pleated material and measures 7 cm in diameter. It has six rows that gather in the center with a small brass button. It was placed on the side of a hat worn by James Thompson of Whirlpool farm in ...
    Object     This is a military cockade that is made up of black pleated material and measures 7 cm in diameter. It has six rows that gather in the center with a ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Black Leather Sword Belt c. 1812-1814
    Black Leather Sword Belt c. 1812-1814
    Object       This is a sword belt made of black leather with five large brass lion heads and four smaller lion heads on the buckles.
    Object     This is a sword belt made of black leather with five large brass lion heads and four smaller lion heads on the buckles.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • 6th Regiment of Foot Cross Belt Plate- c.1812-1814
    6th Regiment of Foot Cross Belt Plate- c.1812-1814
    Objectcomment       This is the cross belt plate of the 6th Regiment of Foot (1st Warwickshire). It is oval shaped with “1st. Warwickshire” engraved around the edge. In the centre is an antelope with one foreleg raised and a chain at the neck falling to the ground. Just below this is engraved ...
    Objectcomment     This is the cross belt plate of the 6th Regiment of Foot (1st Warwickshire). It is oval shaped with “1st. Warwickshire” engraved around the edge. In the centre is an ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Regiment De Watteville Cross Belt Plate
    Regiment De Watteville Cross Belt Plate
    Object       This rectangular brass cross belt plate is stamped with a crown and “GR” cipher with an inscription: “MAIDA” (above crown) and “Reg. de. Watteville” (below cipher) This was a regiment of Swiss mercenaries in the British Service. Commanding officers included Abraham-Louis-Charles de Watteville (May-September 1813), Carl Vicktor Fischer (October 1813-December ...
    Object     This rectangular brass cross belt plate is stamped with a crown and “GR” cipher with an inscription: “MAIDA” (above crown) and “Reg. de. Watteville” (below cipher) This was a regiment ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Lion Face Hooks c. 1812
    Lion Face Hooks c. 1812
    Object       These are lion face hooks believed to be from a Busby. They are possibly made of brass and are missing the hook. This item measures 2.5 cm wide and 2.5 cm long.
    Object     These are lion face hooks believed to be from a Busby. They are possibly made of brass and are missing the hook. This item measures 2.5 cm wide and 2.5 ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Military Cuff Link c. 1812-1814
    Military Cuff Link c. 1812-1814
    Object       This is a military cuff link measuring 1.6cm in diameter. There are two buttons joined together with an oval ring with no markings. A piece has also broken away from one of the buttons.
    Object     This is a military cuff link measuring 1.6cm in diameter. There are two buttons joined together with an oval ring with no markings. A piece has also broken away from ...
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Watch Charm c.1812
    Watch Charm c.1812
    Object       This is a watch charm measuring 1.2cm in diameter. It is hollow metal with a cut work design.
    Object     This is a watch charm measuring 1.2cm in diameter. It is hollow metal with a cut work design.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
  • Military Belt Hook and Eye c.1812-1814
    Military Belt Hook and Eye c.1812-1814
    Object       A military belt hook and eye that is made of metal and measures 4.2 cm long. It is shaped like “J” with a knob on top.
    Object     A military belt hook and eye that is made of metal and measures 4.2 cm long. It is shaped like “J” with a knob on top.
    1812 History
    Niagara Falls History Museum
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