1812 History
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Letter from James Fortier, Port Colborne Light Keeper, to the Honourable Jean Chabot- 1854 
Text  9 May 1854,   ...A transcription of a letter written by James Fortier, the Port Colborne Lighthouse keeper, to the Honourable Jean Chabot regarding a salary adjustment. The original letter is currently unavailable. In the letter, Fortier discusses his participation in the War of 1812. He states his involvement...
The Battle of Queenston Heights, Edited by John Symons 
Text  1859, p. 39  ...Black, hardcovered book with 39 pages, which include illustrations and maps. The Battle of Queenston Heights: Being a narrative of the opening of the War of 1812, with notices of the life of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, K.B., and description of the monument erected to his memory....
James Fortier Letter To W.H. Merritt, Chief Commissioner of Public Works in Toronto- 1850 
Text  17 Sept 1850,   ...A letter written by James Fortier who was the Port Colborne Lighthouse keeper after his War of 1812 Service. He had participated at the Battle of Fort Detroit under Major General Sir Isaac Brock for which he received a medal in 1849. He was also in charge of a gun boat on Lake Erie that captured...
Flintlock Pistol 
Object  circa early 19th century  ...This type of Flintlock Pistol was used during the War of 1812. The pistol is 6 3/4 inches from the stock to the end of the barrel. The barrel itself is metal and is 2 3/4 inch long with a 1/2 inch diameter. The pistol has a wooden handle, trigger and cock section. The trigger remains hidden...
(The History of) Brock's Monument- The Canadian Journal 
Text  1852  This is an excerpt from the Canadian Journal, September 1852, discussing how the Committee for the Erection of the Brock Monument tendered an architect competition for the design and erection of the Brock Monument. There is an etching of the monument (the one selected) at the top and the...
Tales of the Niagara Frontier 
Text  1851,   Pt. 1. Queenston.--Pt. 2. Fort Niagara. Printed by Steele's Press
Portrait of Laura Secord 
Image  c. 19th Century,   Black and white woodcut ink portrait of Laura Secord
Death of Tecumseh 
Image  1857,   Print shows the death of Tecumseh from a bullet fired by Colonel Richard Johnson at the Battle of the Thames on October 5th, 1813. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.
Battle of Lundy's Lane 
Image  1859,   It is believed that this oil on canvas was created in the United States of America. The artist was born and died in the US. It depicts the Battle of Lundy's Lane which occurred in July 1814. American Infantry attacks, the wounded officer at center is Brigadier General Jacob Brown, formerly...
Battle of the Thames 
Image  c. 19th Century,   A watercolour with ink. No Date but is known to have been made in America. 1 print / estampe : Lithograph, hand-coloured on wove paper Image: 52.100 x 35.500 cm (image)
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