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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...
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...
Brock, the hero of Upper Canada 
Text  1912,  
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...
"Documents Relating to the Invasion of Canada and the Surrender of Detroit, 1812", selected and edited by E.A. Cruickshank, Lieut.-Colonel 
Text  1912,   The book focuses on the invasion of Upper Canada by a small American army commanded by Brigadier General William Hull and the pivotal surrender of his forces at Detroit. It contains a collection of transcribed letters and documents from a variety of sources, predominantly military. The book also...
Buffalo Gazette Newspaper- March 15 1814 
Text  15 Mar 1814, p. 4, p. 4  ...Under this Accession number there is a collection of newspapers from the United States (US) from the years 1812 to 1886, some of which contain articles related to the War of 1812. The following is a brief description of the articles of interest. The "Buffalo Gazette" of March 15, 1814 contains...
Independent Chronicle Vol. XLIV No. 3,273- August 24, 1812 
Text  24 Aug 1812,   ...Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Independent Chronicle- August 24, 1812 ...
General Hull surrenders For Detroit 
Image  c. 1820's,   Illustration (woodcut) showing American General Hull (right) surrendering Fort Detroit to General Brock (left).
War of 1812 Series (13): General Hull's Freakout 
TextPublication  2012,  
...Six Nations Legacy Consortium War of 1812 General Hull's Freakout 1812 "I have done what my conscience directed. I have saved Detroit and the Territory from the horrors of an Indian massacre." U.S. General William Hull who surrendered Fort Detroit to General Isaac Brock, 1812 Hull...
The Employment of Indians in the War of 1812,  the American Historical Association 
TextPublication  1896,  
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