...This horn-shaped snuffbox is made of polished animal horn and was used by George Ball in and around 1800. It is an example of the type of snuffbox that would have been used in the 1812
...This is an officer's blanket that was owned by Col. John C. Ball during the War of 1812
. It is also believed to have been used by Ball and Col. Merritt to carry and hide British ammunition underground near St. Davids.
It was common, during the American occupation of Niagara, for people to hid...
1814 This book was owned by the Ball Family.
The Martyr's Mirror chronicles the lives of Christian martyrs, beginning with Christ's apostles. This book would be as common, and as important, in a Mennonite home as the bible.
... in 1812
...This coffeepot was fashioned from pewter with a wooden base. The coffeepot features a hinged lid, a swan neck and an embossed grape pattern circling the pot. It belonged to George Ball who was a Lieutenant in the Lincoln Militia during the War of 1812
15 February 1813, This document is a portion of a receipt to Thomas Leonard from Henry Smith regarding the administration for the estate of [Ball]. Leonard was from the 104th New Brunswick Regiment that was raised in 1803 and sent to Upper Canada where they participated in the battles of Sackets Harbor, Beaver...
August 1819, This letter was written to Mr. Ball & Mr. Nelles, in Grimsby, from Forsyth, Richardson Company, in Montreal, regarding the payment of items ordered as soon as possible in order to avoid paying interest. Forsyth, Richardson Company was a major importer of merchandise for Upper and Lower Canadian...
... the War of 1812
by individuals who were older, as the general population would not keep up with newer styles, or those of lower economic means that could not afford to keep up with changing styles....
...These breeches belonged to George Ball who was born in Schoharie, N.Y. in 1765, and moved to Upper Canada as a United Empire Loyalist. He served in the War of 1812
, was a partner in the establishment of Ball's Mills, and was the original recipient of General Sir Isaac Brock's cocked hat. In his...
13 August 1818, An indenture for the Town of Niagara, dated August 13, 1818, between Jacob A. Ball and Peter Ball, Esquire for one acre of land for 25 pounds 10 shillings.. At the bottom are the signatures of Adam Ball (witness), William M. Ball (witness) and those of Jacob Ball and Peter Ball. On the reverse...
An account of the Ball family history by Francis Ramsay Ball. Blue type on onion skin paper. Page one is missing.
Size: 35.3cm x 21.2cm
... help provide an understanding of who might have been in Niagara during the time of the War of 1812
Possible pages of interest for War of 1812
Pages 60, 62, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 76, and 357
These pages show periods of closure and reduced usage of library sources...
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