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"A Notable Niagara Centennial"- Newspaper article written by Fred Williams 
Text  4 April 1933  ...A newspaper article written by Fred Williams titled, "A Notable Niagara Centennial" where he discusses the death of John Crooks and his experiences in the War of 1812. The newspaper the article was written in is unknown....
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...
The Battle of Queenston Heights. By James Dennis 
Image    ...An oil on canvas painting. Before dawn on October 13, 1812, the New York State Militia launched an invasion across the treacherous currents of the Niagara River at Queenston. The leader of the British forces, Sir Isaac Brock, was killed in the early stages of the battle. American advances were...
Lt. David Morgan's Cabin Photograph 
Image    ...This is a photo of Morgan Cabin that was owned by Lieutenant David Morgan. Chief (Major) John Norton was known to have visited this cabin in April 28, 1809; before becoming an important First Nations officer in the War of 1812. Norton wrote of his visit in his Journal as an 1816 recollection. He...
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...
Scrapbook- War of 1812-14 and other Documents, Monuments, Cairns, tablets erected in 1923 in memory of battles in 1912-1914 
Text    ...This scrapbook contains various newspaper clippings that discuss the War of 1812-1814. It focuses mainly on the centennial events and memorials of the War, particularly those relating to Sir Isaac Brock. There are also a few articles that discuss the Native Canadian (First Nations) participation...
The Battle of Plattsburgh : What Historians say about it. 
Text  1914,  
Reminiscences of the campaign of 1814, on the Niagara Frontier 
Text  1873,   Communicated by his children for publication in the Historical magazine. Caption title. Title on spine: Campaign of 1814. Includes bibliographical references.
Diagram Explaining Where Sir Isaac Brock fell in Queenston 
Text  c. 1860,   This document is a diagram with explanations of the place where Sir Isaac Brock fell according to some who claim to have witness the event.
The Colonial Advocate Newspaper- October 14, 1824 
Text  14 Oct 1824, p. 4  An original copy of the October 14, 1824 copy of the Advocate. Articles of interest include the "Anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights", "The Re-internment", and "Brittain Cherishes the Memory of her Departed Heroes". Size: (Framed) 60.2 X 42.5 CM
An Exposition of the causes and character of the late war between the United States and Great-Britain 
Text  4 Jul 1815,  
"A Day With a Veteran of 1812-15" By His Grandson R.I. Warner 
Text  , p. 11, p. 11  ...This story was submitted by R.I. Warner from St. Thomas, Ontario, to the Globe Prize Story. It is from the grandson's point of view and includes a description of his grandfather's experiences during the War of 1812. It mentions how he was warned about an attack on St. Davids while stationed...
Tales of the Niagara Frontier 
Text  1851,   Pt. 1. Queenston.--Pt. 2. Fort Niagara. Printed by Steele's Press
Pleasant Hours: A Paper for Young Folk, Vol. III No. 20- October 6, 1863 
Text  1863,   This issue of Pleasant Hours: a paper for young folk contains an article titled "The Story of Queenston Heights".
Recollections of the War of 1812 from the Manuscript of the Late Hon. James Crooks 
Text  , p. 15, p. 15  ...The recollections of the Honourable James Crooks, a well known merchant in Niagara, and a Captain in the 1st Lincoln Militia during the War of 1812. It begins by discussing the Orders in Council passed by Britain, which prohibited communication between Britain and its dependencies with countries...
Report by Elizabeth Campbell on her Late Husband's Military Career, Fort Major Donald Campbell - 1813
 
Text  1813,   ...This document, dated 1813, is a report by Elizabeth Campbell on her late husband's military career. Donald Campbell was the Fort-Major of Fort George during the War of 1812. It also states, at the beginning of the report, that he was taken prisoner with Lord Cornwallis in Yorktown in 1781....
Letter to Sir Alan McNabb from Robert Stanton concerning the place where Sir Isaac Brock fell, 1860 
Text  28 July 1860,   The letter is addressed to Sir Alan McNabb, a member of the Committee for the Erection of Brock's Monument, from Robert Stanton concerning the place where Sir Isaac Brock fell. Stanton states within the letter, dated July 28, 1860, that he witnessed the fall and could potentially assist in marking...
The Albion, or British, Colonial and Foreign Weekly Gazette Vol. 5, No. 18- May 2, 1846.
Article on Major General Isaac Brock and the 41st Regiment on the second (reverse) page. 
Text  11 May 1846,   A weekly paper published from 1822 to 1856.
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...
"War of 1812-1813 from US Papers"- Newspaper Scrapbook 
Text    ...This scrapbook contains various newspaper articles relating to both the Canadian and American side of the Niagara River during the War of 1812. It is not clear what newspapers are included. However, it seems that most articles originate approximately from the years of 1860 to 1920s. There are many...
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