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Plain Gaiter Button c.1812-1814 
Object    Plain flat gaiter button that is made of metal and measures 1.2 cm in diameter.
Musket Action c. 1812- 1814 
Object    A musket action with "TOWER", a crown and the Royal cipher "GR" engraved on one side.
Royal Artillery Button 1812-1814 
Object    ...Royal Artillery Button 1812-1814 ...
View of Fort Niagara on Lake Ontario from the Lighthouse on the British Side 
Image  Oct 1812  An ink print that is believed to have come from Philadelphia.
Capture of Fort George 
Image  Jun 1817  Capture of Fort George. In the upper right hand corner it reads: "Porte Folio. July. 1817"
Cannon Balls c. 1812-1814 
Object    Set of cannon balls that were unearthed in one of Niagara's battlefield sites.
Cannon Ball 
Object    ...This eighteen pound cannonball, which was fashioned during the War of 1812, gives insight into the ammunitions of that time....
Medical Discharge Certificate- Isaac Smith, November 4, 1812 
Text  4 November 1812  ...A medical discharge from military duty for Isaac Smith. Confirmed by Dr. Robert Kerr and John [J]. Taylor, attest by Lieut. Jonathon Pettit and signed by [G. Fairbel]. Smith was discharged from military duty during the War of 1812 because he had lost his right eye....
Pay Record for Lieut. Henry Nelles, 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- December 25th,1812 to January 20th, 1813 
Text    ...A record of pay for Lieut. Henry Nelles (1789-1841) of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia from December 25, 1812 to January 20, 1813. The pay was for his duty at Fort Erie under the command of Lt. Colonel Bishop....
Musket ball 
Object  circa 1812  ...This type ammunition was used in a musket during the War of 1812. A small round silver ball of lead, this musket ball is 2 1/8 inches in circumference. The surface is shiny and smooth with a visible cast mark is on the surface. The bottom of the musket ball has a small circular base of 1/4 inch...
Military Trench Shovel c. 1812-1814 
Object    ...This is a military trench shovel that is made of one piece of forged steel. The shovel is 43.2 cm in length. It is believed that the British used this shovel during the War of 1812-1814....
Columbian Centinel, 27 June 1812, no. 2945 
Text  27 Jun 1812,   ...Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812. Issue for June 27, 1812 includes "A proclamation" issued by President James Madison confirming the declaration of war against Great Britain and other War of 1812 reports....
Handwritten agreement between John Beamer of Grimsby and Lewis Gerau of Grimsby- July 9, 1812, 
Text  9 July 1812  ...A handwritten agreement, dated July 9, 1812, between John Beamer of Grimsby and Lewis Gerau of Grimsby (Labourer and Frenchman). Gerau had agreed to complete his duty as militia man in the Flank Company stationed at Niagara. In consideration of this, John Beamer would pay Gerau fifty dollars, part...
Compass- 1812-1814 
Object    ...This compass, circa 1812-1814, is said to have been carried by an American soldier on the Niagara front during the War of 1812. It is enclosed in a wooden case with a flat lid that is attached with loop pins....
The Widow of an Indian Chief, watching the arms of her deceased Husband. By John Raphael Smith 
Image  12 Mar 1812  Mezzotint. Undated. Printed by J. Wright
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.
British Army Overcoat Button c.1812-1814 
Object    These are overcoat buttons from the British army. The metal buttons have no markings and measure 2.3cm in diameter.
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.
Steel Scabbard 
Object    A curved steel scabbard that is said to have been found on the Lundy's Lane Battlefield by W. W. Woodruff.
The Independent Chronicle, 24 March 1814, no. 3438 
Text  24 Mar 1814,   ...Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812....
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