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Memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and Losses due Capt. H. Nelles, 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- 1814-1815 
Text    A memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and losses due to Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia.
War Claims Robert Nelles- June 14, 1813 
Text    An estimate of damage done on the Robert Nelles (1761-1842) property at Forty Mile Creek by the United States Army during their encampment on the premises. The list of damages included items such as livestock, a wagon, a harness, 25 acres of land, and barrels of flour. Total damages on the...
War Loss Claim of James Cooper, c. 1820- War of 1812 
Text  c.1820,   ...This document, dated approximately 1812-1816, is a statement of the war losses of James Cooper. Items on the list range from textiles to buildings to furniture to farming equipment. The government paid compensation to civilians for private property that was lost or damaged by either the American...
Note Concerning a Letter Written to Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell- June 22, 1824 
Text  22 June 1824,   This document is a handwritten note, dated June 22, 1824, concerning a letter written to Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell, wife of Fort Major Donald Campbell, in regards to her war claim.
Letter from Alex Stewart, a Niagara lawyer, to Alexander Wood, a magistrate in Upper Canada, Describing Property lost by Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell During the War of 1812- 1823 
Text  25 July 1823,   ...This document is a handwritten letter from Alex Stewart, a Niagara lawyer, to Alexander Wood, a magistrate in Upper Canada, describing the property lost by Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell, wife of Fort Major Donald Campbell, in the War of 1812. The letter, dated July 25, 1823, discusses the details...
Memo Authorizing a Ration OF Fuel and Candles to Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell- February 19, 1814 
Text  19 February 1814,   This is a memo discussing how Mrs. Campbell's, wife of Fort-Major Donald Campbell, request for fuel and candles was authorized and ready to be distributed. It is dated February 19th, 1814 which means Mrs. Campbell made the request during the winter months following the burning of Niagara in...
War Loss Statement of Robert Thompson- September 26, 1815 
Text  26 September 1815,   This document shows the estimated war losses of Robert Thompson by the American troops during the years 1813-1814. This document was created on September 26, 1815.
Medical Affidavit from Grant Powell, Surgeon, concerning Daniel McDougal- 1816 
Text  05 Aug 1816,   ...This document is an affidavit from Grant Powell, a surgeon in York, certifying that Daniel McDougal was not capable of earning a living. McDougal was in the Upper Canada Incorporated Militia during the War of 1812. It is said that he was at Fort George on March 27, 1813 when it was taken...
War Loss Claim of Capt. H.S. Hart of the 1st Battalion, 82nd Regiment- November 2, 1814 
Text  2 November 1814,   This document is the war loss claim of Capt. H.S. Hart of the 1st Battalion, 82nd Regiment. He stated on November 2, 1814 that he lost 3 pairs of boots, 3 pairs of shoes, a brush, luggage and other stores in a boat wreck on his way from Kingston to York. The government paid compensation to...
Letter from Alexander Wood, a Magistrate in Upper Canada, to William Campbell describing Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell Losses during the War of 1812- January 13, 1816 
Text  13 January 1816,   A handwritten letter, dated January 13, 1816, from Alexander Wood, a magistrate in Upper Canada, to William Campbell which describes Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell's (wife of Fort Major Campbell of Fort George) situation following the burning of Niagara. It discusses the difficulties she faced being a...
Receipt of Payment for War Loss Claims- John D. Servos 
Text  25 May 1833,   ...A receipt for John D. Servos acknowledging the payment of 58 pounds, 17 shillings and 7 pence, or one third of his losses incurred during the war of 1812, from John Henry Dunn, Esq, his Majesty's Receiver General for the Province of Upper Canada. As the Receiver General, Dunn was responsible...
Notice Regarding Land Grants for Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, and Privates of the Militia- January 21, 1820 
Text  21 January 1820,   The notice, dated January 21, 1820, was sent by the Adjutant General's office to inform all officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates of the militia that they could apply for land grants from the government. The notice explained when and how to submit these applications to the Adjutant...
Notice Regarding Land Grants for Militia- January 19, 1820 
Text    A notice announcing land grant opportunities for those who served in the First Flank Companies, the Provincial Artillery, the Incorporated Regiment, the Corps of Artillery Drivers, the Provincial Dragoons, the Marine and the general staff of the militia. It stated that upon receiving approval from...
Scrapbook- c. 1860-1920s 
Text    ... of topics. In relation to the War of 1812, the scrapbook has many articles that include a soldier's memories of their experiences, the war's centennial events, and memorials and monuments erected for those who were heroic or died during the war. Other topics include: the Mackenzie Rebellion, Fenian raids...
A Correct Statement of Losses Sustained by Isaac Swayze- June 10, 1813 
TextComments:  10 June 1813,   ... in Canada's first parliament in 1792 and the militia Captain of the Provincial Royal Artillery Drivers during the War of 1812....
Letter authorizing the payment to Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell- June 28, 1815 
Text  28 June 1815,   This is a handwritten letter, dated June 28, 1815, authorizing the payment of 63 pounds, 12 shilling and 81/2 pence to Mrs. Campbell, wife of Fort-Major Campbell, for war losses. In addition this document includes a fragment of the envelope addressed to Mrs. Major Campbell, Windsor, Nova Scotia.
Elizabeth Campbell's War Loss claim- December 1813 
Text  December 1813,   ...This document is a handwritten account of Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell's war losses claim. Her husband, Fort-Major Donald Campbell died in 1812, and her home was destroyed by United States forces with the burning of Newark (Niagara-on-the-Lake) in December 1813. The claim shows what possessions were...
Principles and proceedings of the inhabitants of the District of Niagara for addressing His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, respecting claims of sufferers in war, lands to militiamen and the general benefit of Upper Canada 
Text  1818,   Printed at the Niagara Spectator Office
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