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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...
Loyal Canadian Society Silver Pin 
Object  c. 1847  This is a silver maple leaf pin from the Loyal Canadian Society. Every year, since its organization in 1847, this society held its Annual Dinner on the 13 of October; the anniversary of General Brock's death in defence of Canada. The original owner of the pin was Henry Edward Nelles who was also...
James Fortier Photograph- Fort Detroit Medal 
Image  c.1860,   A copy of an original photo of James Fortier (April 10, 1792- January 11, 1865) wearing a medal that was awarded in 1849 for his participation at the Battle of Fort Detroit under Major General Sir Isaac Brock. He was also in charge of a gun boat that captured the American vessel "Commencement" and...
Sir Isaac Brock Commemorative Token - 1816 
Object  1816  The inscription on the front reads "SR ISAAC BROCK THE HERO OF UPR CANADA". The reverse reads: "SUCCESS TO COMMERCE AND PEACE TO THE WORLD" with the date 1816.
Military Commission For James Thompson- June 29, 1812 
Text  29 June 1812  ...'s forces therein on June 29, 1812. It is signed by Brock in the right corner and includes the red wax seal in the upper left corner....
Brock, the hero of Upper Canada 
Text  1912,  
Commemorative Sir Isaac Brock Coin- 1816 
Object  1816  ... BROCK THE HERO OF UPPER CANADA". The coin was found on property previously owned by Allan Nixon. During the War of 1812, Nixon was known to have owned a blacksmith shop. It is also believed that the he was forced to shoe American horses while the area was under US occupation....
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...
Assistant Surgeon Appointment: Letter from Dr Robert Kerr to Dr Cyrus Sumner- July 22, 1814 
Text  22 July 1814  ...A letter from Dr. Robert Kerr to Dr. Cyrus Sumner(1772-1834) appointing him Assistant Surgeon at the hospital in Niagara during the War of 1812. His pay is quoted as one dollar and a half per day. It also states that medicines will be provided but Dr. Sumner had to provide his own instruments...
Scrapbook- War of 1812-14 and other Documents, Monuments, Cairns, tablets erected in 1923 in memory of battles in 1912-1914 
Text    ...Carried Brock off the Field Helped Care for the General When He Fell at Queenston Heights 1 Helped Care for the General When He Fell at Queenston Heights 2 Lewis McKay's Recollections of 1812 1 Lewis McKay's Recollections of 1812 2 Lewis McKay's Recollections of 1812 3 Lewis McKay's Recollections...
Foundation Stone of the Brock Monument- October 13, 1853 
Text  1853  An announcement on the form of procession to be observed at the laying of the foundation stone of the Brock monument at Queenston Heights. This is for the second monument where they buried Major-General Isaac Brock and his aid-de-camp Lieut. Col. MacDonnell. The announcement is printed on off...
Photographic Print of Sir Isaac Brock 
Image    ...This is a photograph of a painting of Sir Isaac Brock who died at the Battle of Queenston Heights during the War of 1812....
Brock Monument 
Image    A coloured print of Brock's Monument. At the bottom is written: "TO SIR ISAAC BROCK, K.B. ON QUEENSTON HEIGHTS, UPPER CANADA, INAUGURATED 13TH OCTOBER LAST-" Size: (framed) 46 cm l., 34 cm w
The Military Monitor and American Register- 31 August 1812 
Text  31 Aug 1812,   ...Military Monitor- 31 August 1812 ...
The Military Monitor and American Register- 14 December 1812 
Text  14 Dec 1812,   ...Military Monitor- 14 December 1812 ...
The Military Monitor and American Register- 21 December 1812 
Text  21 Dec 1812,   ...Military Monitor- 21 December 1812 ...
Military Commission- Lewis Smith, 1812 
Text  6 May 1812,   ...This document is the appointment of Lewis Smith as Ensign in the 1st Regiment of the Lincoln Militia by Sir Isaac Brock. This document was signed in May 1812; 6 months prior to Brock's death in the Battle of Queenston Heights. The Lincoln Militia was raised, around the early 1790s, following...
Wood Fragment from Major General Sir Isaac Brock's Original Casket 
Object    ...This is said to be a fragment of Major General Sir Isaac Brock's original casket donated by the Lundy's Lane Historical Society. It was acquired by a veteran of the War of 1812-1814 upon the destruction of the casket as a result of an explosion. Pieces of the casket were given to various veterans...
(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...
Brock's Monument Print 
Image    ...A print of the first Brock's Monument erected after the War of 1812, in commemoration of his life and death at the Battle of Queenston Heights. The first monument was erected in in 1824 and was blown up in 1840 by an Irish sympathizer. This print is based on a sketch by I.F. Bouchette...
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