The Bee Newspaper, Vol. I, No. 13
- Media Type:
- Item Type:
- An original Niagara area newspaper containing an account of the Battle of Queenston Heights and the death and burial of Sir Isaac Brock. The newspaper is dated October 24, 1812, eleven days after the death of General Brock.
Topics of interest include:
Page 1: Sheaffe announcement regulating the sale of alcohol in Niagara; Myers announcement asking citizens for the return of American muskets recovered from the battle at Queenston; local notices on business claims and education; want ads for wood, straw, flour and pork for military use; announcement by the Prince Regent in Council putting an embargo on American ships.
Page 2: release of American prisoners captured at Queenston; news of the British Navy; the security of Canadian properties in wartime; American ships leaving Britain with licenses.
Page 3: American ships leaving Britain with licenses
Page 4: report on the Battle of Queenston Heights and the death of Isaac Brock.
- Place of Publication:
- Date of Publication:
- 24 Oct 1812
- Local identifier:
- BC – 025 – 6-4-1
- Geographic Coverage:
- Copyright Statement:
- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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