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A View of Fort George, Upper Canada, from Old Fort Niagara. 
Image  c. 1811  This is an aquatint and etching print.
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....
York Gazette Newspaper- October 17, 1812 
Text  17 Oct 1812  This original copy of the newspaper includes an article with a short description of the victory attained at Queenston. (an account of the Battle of Queenston Heights). Size (Framed): 41.2 X 55.2 CM
Militia General Orders, Kingston- August 18, 1815 
Text  18 August 1815  ... the meritorious actions of troops under his command in Upper Canada during the War of 1812....
Certificate of Achievement- John Pettit, March 26, 1825 
Text  26 March 1825, p. 2  A certificate of achievement for John Pettit, Esq. of Grimsby for undertaking the task of carrying dispatches throughout the Niagara Region on behalf of Major Glegg and the military in April 1813. Pettit came to Upper Canada following the revolutionary war and, during the war, carried dispatches...
Mr. President Russel's Estate- 1915 copy 
Image  1915,   A 1915 copy of Mr. President Russel's (president and acting administrator of Upper Canada from 1796-1799) estate plan in 1797. It illustrates the house and garden plans of his estate including site descriptions and dimensions.
The Statutes of his Majesty's Province of Upper Canada in North America- Sir Isaac Brock, 1812 
Text  1812,   The Statutes of his Majesty's Province of Upper Canada in North America outlining the recruitment, administration and discipline of the militia.
"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...
A Geographical view of the Province of Upper Canada 
Text  Nov 1813,   Full Title: A geographical view of the province of Upper Canada : and promiscuous remarks on the government, in two parts, with an appendix, containing a complete description of the Niagara Falls, and remarks relative to the situation of the inhabitants respecting the war, and a concise history of...
Notice of Change in Reparation Agent- Quebec 1 May 1822 
Text  1 May 1822,   A notice of change in reparation agent between Robert Morrogh and Thomas Douglas from Quebec to Daniel Shannon in Niagara.
Note Authorizing Payment to Sergt. [Ozies] signed by T. Leonard- 1814 
Text  August 1814,   This is a note authorizing the payment of 4 pounds to the bearer, Sergt. [Ozies] signed by T. Leonard in Kingston, Upper Canada. 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 Dams,...
Upper Canadian British Militia Officer's Coatee and Red Sash 
Object    This is an Upper Canadian British militia officer's coatee of the sedentary militia. It conforms to the regulations of 21 June, 1814, which specifies that all officers on duty shall appear in a scarlet jacket with dark blue facings, yellow buttons, gold lace around the collar and cuffs only, and...
Parish register of Kingston Upper Canada, 1785-1811 
Text  1921,   Contents include: Introduction: The First Rector, The First St. George's Church, The Benefactors, Notes on the Benefactors, Church Wardens, Vestry Men, Pewholders 1794-1811, Clerks and "Saxtons"; Baptisms, Marriages, Funerals, Index, Additions and Corrections. There are also illustrations of the...
Sir Isaac Brock Commemorative Half-Penny Token 
ObjectComments:  1816,   Half-penny token struck for general circulation in Upper Canada, about 1816. The token is one of a few issues which commemorate Sir Issac Brock. The name Brock is misspelled "Brook" on this token. The other side bears the picture of a sailing vessel and the motto "Success to the Commerce of Upper...
Legal Record of J.W. Crooks, Surveyor, to John Crisler, Pathmaster 
Text  16 May 1816,   Copy of a letter written by J.W. Crooks in May 1816 dicussing the creation of a road, as requested by freeholders residing in Four Mile Creek, from below the hill of the late Joseph Clements, in a direct line to a beach tree at Four Mile Creek, below the barn of Mr. James Clement. Crooks was...
Newspapers- 1818-1857 
Text    Includes the following newspapers: -Upper Canada Phoenix,Dundas U.C.-June 1818, -Hamilton Gazette-1845-Dec.31; 1846-Feb.26, -Hamilton Spectator & Journal of Commerce 1852 Feb.11, -The Canadian,Hamilton C.W.-1853-Jan.26,June 1,Nov.5, -The Journal Hamilton C.W.-1853-June 7 -Brantford County...
Independent Chronicle Vol. XLVI No. 2476- August 4, 1814 
Text  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...
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