1812 History

Results

We found
1235
matching items
  • John Adams Smith letter, January 14, 1813.
        A letter written by John Adams Smith, grandson of President John Adams, with commentary on the War of 1812. The letter is addressed to his uncle, Justus B. Smith, Hamilton, Madison County, and is dated January 14, 1813.
      A letter written by John Adams Smith, grandson of President John Adams, ...
  • John Bentley letter, Sept. 26, 1813.
        A letter written by John Bentley, an American soldier during the War of 1812, to his wife Betsey. The letter makes reference to an impending attack on Canada, with speculation the attack may occur at Kingston, Montreal or Prescott.
      A letter written by John Bentley, an American soldier during the War ...
  • Eve Neff (nee Sherk) photograph
        A black and white photo of Eve Sherk Neff, dressed as a Mennonite, standing with her right hand on a well pump and a screen door behind her. The photo is on a buff matte and is surrounded by a black matte. On the back is written "Aunt Margaret from ...
      A black and white photo of Eve Sherk Neff, dressed as a ...
  • Deed of Land Transcript- To Christian Kniseley from King George III, 1818
        A six page photocopy of a transcript of a Deed granting 25 acres of land in the Township of Humberstone, County of Lincoln, District of Niagara, to Christian Kniseley from King George III, on September 29, 1818. The lot is described as "part of the near of Northern half of ...
      A six page photocopy of a transcript of a Deed granting 25 ...
  • Powder flask & stopper
        A hand-made powder horn, dated approximately 1800, that is believed to have existed since 1790. Both the flask and the stopper are made wood. For more information, read “‘Scruples of Conscience’: The War of 1812 in the Sugarloaf Settlement” by Donald G. Anger, the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum. ...
      A hand-made powder horn, dated approximately 1800, that is believed to have ...
  • Powder flask
        A small copper flask that was presumably used for gun powder. There is a brass rim at the opening and a metal lever to open it. The design on the face is the same on both sides: Trees, a hunter and a dog. For more information, read “‘Scruples of Conscience’: ...
      A small copper flask that was presumably used for gun powder. There ...
  • Twelve Pound Cannonball- Engagement at Fort Mile Creek
        A 12 pound cannon ball that is believed by some to have been one of the shots lobbed ashore by the schooners of the British Fleet during the Engagement of Forty Mile Creek, June 8, 1813. It may also have been the property of American troops and was left behind ...
      A 12 pound cannon ball that is believed by some to have ...
  • Commemorative Monument  for the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek, June 8th, 1813
        A photographic print of the Commemorative Monument for the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek, War of 1812. It reads (English): "Here at the Forty Mile Creek, on the 8th of June 1813, American Forces, retreating after the battle of Stoney Creek, were bombarded by the British Flotilla under Sir James ...
      A photographic print of the Commemorative Monument for the Engagement at Forty ...
  • Militia Payroll- 1812
        A militia paylist believed to be dated 1812. The militia name is unknown but the list is signed by a William Lyons. The names included on the pay list are: Book, Joseph Camp, John M. Clark, James Dean, Andrew Gee, David Johnson, Jeremiah Kennedy, Charles Kennedy, Morris Lane, Gilbert Lane, ...
      A militia paylist believed to be dated 1812. The militia name is ...
  • Large Copper Powder Flask
        This large copper powder flask has a brass rim and spout at the top. Below the spout is marked "Dixon & Sons", the Manufacturer. The spout is marked: "DRAMS 4 1/2 4 1/2 4 3 3/4 3 1/2. Below the spout is a lever to open. There are also four ...
      This large copper powder flask has a brass rim and spout at ...
  • Cannonball- C. 1812
        Cannonball that was found at the south end of Elm Street, near the lake, in Port Colborne. It is believed that military stores and munitions were often kept in the Sugar Loaf area and would be quickly buried or secreted to prevent their seizure by advancing American troops. This was ...
      Cannonball that was found at the south end of Elm Street, near ...
  • Portrait of Jacob Brown- 1862
        This is a print of a portrait of Jacob Brown. At the bottom it states “From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers Johnson Fry & Co., Publishers. New York. Entered according to an Act of Congress AD 1862 by Johnson Fry & Co. in the ...
      This is a print of a portrait of Jacob Brown. At the ...
  • Promissory Note Between William Forsyth and James Cummings- 1817
        This is a promissory note by William Forsyth to James Cummings Esq. in Chippawa dated Falls April 7, 1817.
      This is a promissory note by William Forsyth to James Cummings Esq. ...
  • Silhouette of Mrs. Alexander McKee (Nee Powis)
        A silhouette photo of Mrs. Alexander McKee (Nee Powis) 1792-1842.
      A silhouette photo of Mrs. Alexander McKee (Nee Powis) 1792-1842.
  • Silhouette of Mr. Thomas Powis
        A silhouette photo of Mr. Thomas Powis. Powis owned a large hotel and was the father of Mrs. Alexander McKee.
      A silhouette photo of Mr. Thomas Powis. Powis owned a large hotel ...
  • Silhouette of Mrs. Thomas Powis
        A silhouette photo of Mrs. Thomas Powis.
      A silhouette photo of Mrs. Thomas Powis.
  • Pencil Sketch of Miss Shaw C.1805-1810
        This is a black and white photograph of a pencil sketch of a woman, circa 1805-1810. There are two theories on who the woman may be. One believes that is Miss Shaw. However, there is another photo of the same sketch that is signed McDonnell in the lower right corner. ...
      This is a black and white photograph of a pencil sketch of ...
  • Affidavit of Payment between John Mills and John Axford- 1810
        This document is a certification that John Mills paid John Axford 7 pounds, 10 shilling, and 6 pence in 1810.
      This document is a certification that John Mills paid John Axford 7 ...
  • Affidavit of Payment between John Mills, by order from Mr. Robert Tompson, to John Axford
        This document is a sworn statement that John Mills, by order from Mr. Robert Tompson, paid 20 pounds, 2 shilling, and 4 1/2 pence to John Axford.
      This document is a sworn statement that John Mills, by order from ...
  • Bill of Account from Mr. Robert Thompson to John Symington- 1815
        This document is a bill of account from Mr. Robert Thompson to John Symington in the amount of 20 pounds, 1 shilling and 5 pence.
      This document is a bill of account from Mr. Robert Thompson to ...
Search within...
Sort
Contributors
Media Types
Groups
Subjects
Item Types
Years
1750s1750175117521753175417551756175717581759
17601760176117621763176417651766176717681769
17701770177117721773177417751776177717781779
17801780178117821783178417851786178717881789
1790s1790179117921793179417951796179717981799
1800s1800180118021803180418051806180718081809
1810s1810181118121813181418151816181718181819
1820s1820182118221823182418251826182718281829
1830s1830183118321833183418351836183718381839
1840s1840184118421843184418451846184718481849
1850s1850185118521853185418551856185718581859
1860s1860186118621863186418651866186718681869
1870s1870187118721873187418751876187718781879
1880s1880188118821883188418851886188718881889
1890s1890189118921893189418951896189718981899
1900s1900190119021903190419051906190719081909
1910s1910191119121913191419151916191719181919
1920s1920192119221923192419251926192719281929
1930s1930193119321933193419351936193719381939
19401940194119421943194419451946194719481949
1950s1950195119521953195419551956195719581959
1960s1960196119621963196419651966196719681969
1970s1970197119721973197419751976197719781979
1980s1980198119821983198419851986198719881989
1990s1990199119921993199419951996199719981999
2000s2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
2010s2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Features
Map
Map of locations associated with these pictures. Click on a balloon to do a geographic search.
Web Tools
See Alternate Formats
Atom | RSS | Dublin Core | Mods | Solr
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit