1812 History
Letter


Description
Sponsors:
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Creator:
Edward Mahon, Author
Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Documents
Description:
This letter regards the guardianship of the children of the Late Captain M. (Martin) McClellan who died during the Battle of Fort George in the War of 1812. McClellan was in the Lincoln Militia and perished during the American invasion of town.
The letter is dated 31 October 1825 and provides the guardianship of the children to Mr. John Thompson, twelve years after the death of Captain McClellan (McClelland). This allows the pension of Captain McClellan's heirs to be released. The letter states that the pension is to go to the children of Captain McClellan.
Notes:
BROWN HANDWRITTEN INK ON CREAM PAPER 23 X 18 CM GOOD CONDITION, CREASING, HOLE
Place of Publication:
York
Date of Original:
18251031
Date Of Event:
1813
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
992.5.163
Collection:
Niagara Historical Society & Museum
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
Terms of Use:
Use of this image must be with permission from the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
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Letter


This letter regards the guardianship of the children of the Late Captain M. (Martin) McClellan who died during the Battle of Fort George in the War of 1812. McClellan was in the Lincoln Militia and perished during the American invasion of town.
The letter is dated 31 October 1825 and provides the guardianship of the children to Mr. John Thompson, twelve years after the death of Captain McClellan (McClelland). This allows the pension of Captain McClellan's heirs to be released. The letter states that the pension is to go to the children of Captain McClellan.