1812 History
Letter from Aenas Shaw, Adjutant General of the Militia, to Major Ten Broeck commanding the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia
Description
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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.
Creators
Aenas Shaw, Adjutant General of the Militia, Author
Major Ten Broeck
, Recipient
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Correspondence
Description
The letter was written from the military headquarters at 4 Mile Creek on September 17th (or 19th), 1813. Shaw was requesting that Ten Broeck's company rendezvous at the head quarters. During this time, the Americans were occupying Niagara (Niagara-on-the-Lake) and Fort George. Script in ink on water marked paper "Britannia".
Date of Original
19 Sept 1813
Subject(s)
Local identifier
2006.036.005
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
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Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
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Full Text

Transcript reads : "Head Quarters 4 Mile Creek 17th (or 19th) September 1813 Sir I am directed by His Honor Major General De Rottenburg to desire that you will immediately on the receipt of this assemble the whole of the Regiment under your command for service. It will randezvous at the Head Quarters of this army. I have the honor to be Sir Your most obedient Servant Aenas Shaw Adjt. Gen. Mil. Major Ten Broeck Com. 4th Regiment Lincoln."

Addressed "On Service Major Tenbroeck Commanding 4th Regt. Lincoln AE.S. 12 Mile Creek"

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Letter from Aenas Shaw, Adjutant General of the Militia, to Major Ten Broeck commanding the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia


The letter was written from the military headquarters at 4 Mile Creek on September 17th (or 19th), 1813. Shaw was requesting that Ten Broeck's company rendezvous at the head quarters. During this time, the Americans were occupying Niagara (Niagara-on-the-Lake) and Fort George. Script in ink on water marked paper "Britannia".