...A black and white photograph of the original barn at Lake Lodge, built in 1801, as it was being demolished. Written in ink on the photograph is : "The original barn at Lake Lodge built in 1801. It was used for American prisoners during War of 1812
...A wooden shingle from the barn at Lake Lodge. It has four holes in the body and curves in the centre. There is writing on the end of one side that states: "Aug. 9, 1932, shingle from barn of Lake Lodge, built 1810. Barn was used as prison for American troops in war of 1812
-1814. Dismantled in 1901...
, p. 1
...A memorandum of pay and allowance due to Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) from May 23-31 1814 and July 1st to last 1815. It also states pay due for six months while he was a prisoner of war from December 1812
to May 1813 at Fort Erie. Nelles was a Captain in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia who...
... of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane.
United States prisoners of war were also known to have been imprisoned in the Hermitage barn during the War of 1812
...A black and white photograph of the lock up located in the basement of the Nelles house (125 Main Street West) that existed during the War of 1812
. The photograph shows the wooden cell located in the basement next to the staircase. The house was owned by Colonel Robert Nelles (1761...
23 Oct 1812,
...Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 New England Palladium- October 23, 1812
2 Dec 1812,
...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.
This issue has many articles discussing topics about...
24 Oct 1812,
...An original Niagara area newspaper containing an account of the Battle of Queenston Heights and the death and burial of Sir Isaac Brock. The newspaper is dated October 24, 1812
, eleven days after the death of General Brock.
Topics of interest include:
Page 1: Sheaffe announcement regulating...
9 January 1814, A letter dated January 9, 1814, from Amos Lee in Queenston to Captain Benjamin Carryl in Williamsville, New York. Lee was an American prisoner in Queenston at the house of Gilbert Fields, a local farmer and former Butler's Ranger. During the war, this house was also used as a barracks for British...
15 Oct 1813,
...This newspaper was published in Boston, Massachusetts every Friday by James Cutler and includes a variety of topics relating to the War of 1812
. The first page begins with a proclamation by the Governor of Massachusetts regarding a day of public thanksgiving and prayer for a good harvest in which...
16 Apr 1814, Printed by Roger C. Weightman
4 Aug 1814, A semi-weekly paper that was published from 1801 to 1817. It was previously called the Independent chronicle and the universal advertiser, and was later the Independent chronicle & Boston patriot (Semiweekly). Publishers were Abijah Adams and Ebenezer Rhoades.
Topics of interest in this issue...
17 Dec 1813, A four page, semi-weekly paper that was published from 1803 to 1814.
• Report that documents of high importance had been found in Proctor's papers from the correspondence between an American officer and Gen. Brock
• Col. Smith in command at Sackett's Harbour, British have three vessels...
18 May 1813, A four page, semi-weekly paper that was published from 1803 to 1814.
• Adjutant Generals opinion piece about what the Commander in Chief would do upon taking York
• Opinion piece about the losses the war has brought to America, criticizing the lack of gains
• Proposal for Baltimore to...
8 Aug 1814, A semi-weekly paper that was published from 1801 to 1817. It was previously called the Independent chronicle and the universal advertiser, and was later the Independent chronicle & Boston patriot (Semiweekly). Publishers were Abijah Adams and Ebenezer Rhoades.
Topics of interest in this issue...
1814, 13th Congress, 3d session. House. Doc. no. 13.
October 28, 1814. Read, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Printed by A. & G. Way