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  • Militia Payroll- 1812
    Text       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, ...
    Text     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: ...
  • Twelve Pound Cannonball- Engagement at Fort Mile Creek
    Object       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 ...
    Object     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 ...
  • Commemorative Monument  for the Engagement at Forty Mile Creek, June 8th, 1813
    Image       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 ...
    Image     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 ...
  • Deed of Land Transcript- To Christian Kniseley from King George III, 1818
    Text       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 ...
    Text     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 ...
  • Eve Neff (nee Sherk) photograph
    Image       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 ...
    Image     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 ...
  • Powder flask
    Object       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’: ...
    Object     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 ...
  • Powder flask & stopper
    Object       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. ...
    Object     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 ...
  • Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Jonathan Moore's company- July 25 to August 24, 1812
    Text       A muster roll, dated July 25 to August 24, 1812, of Jonathon Moore's Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane during the War of 1812. Names included on the Muster Roll: Acor, Adam Adair, John Awry, ...
    Text     A muster roll, dated July 25 to August 24, 1812, of Jonathon Moore's Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston ...
  • John Bentley letter, Sept. 26, 1813.
    Text       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.
    Text     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 ...
  • John Adams Smith letter, January 14, 1813.
    Text       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.
    Text     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, ...
  • Large Copper Powder Flask
    Object       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 ...
    Object     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 ...
  • Cannonball- C. 1812
    Object       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 ...
    Object     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 ...
  • Portrait of Jacob Brown- 1862
    Image       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 ...
    Image     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 & ...
  • Promissory Note Between William Forsyth and James Cummings- 1817
    Text       This is a promissory note by William Forsyth to James Cummings Esq. in Chippawa dated Falls April 7, 1817.
    Text     This is a promissory note by William Forsyth to James Cummings Esq. in Chippawa dated Falls April 7, 1817.
  • Muster Roll of 4th Lincoln Militia, Captain William Nelles' Company- April 28th to May 24th, 1813
    Text       A muster roll, dated April 28th to May 24th, 1813, of Captain William Nellis' (sic) (1769-1850) Company of the the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane. Names included on the muster roll: Book, Joseph Bridgman, William Sr. Brown, ...
    Text     A muster roll, dated April 28th to May 24th, 1813, of Captain William Nellis' (sic) (1769-1850) Company of the the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in ...
  • Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Jonathan Pettit's Company- July 4th to July 26th, 1814
    Text       A muster roll, dated July 4th to 26th, 1814, of Captain Jonathon Pettit's Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane. Names on the Muster Roll include: Bridgman, Thomas Bridgman, William Sr. Camp, John M. Campbell, Luis ...
    Text     A muster roll, dated July 4th to 26th, 1814, of Captain Jonathon Pettit's Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment participated in the Battles of Queenston ...
  • Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Lt. Col. Robert Nelles- October 11 to November 1, 1814
    Text       A muster roll of soldiers in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln militia under the command of Lt. Col. Robert Nelles (1761-1842) from October 11 to November 1, 1814. This Regiment was involved in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane during the War of 1812. Names include in ...
    Text     A muster roll of soldiers in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln militia under the command of Lt. Col. Robert Nelles (1761-1842) from October 11 to November 1, 1814. This ...
  • Militia General Orders, Kingston- August 18, 1815
    Text       Militia General Orders from Kingston, dated August 1815, signed by N. Coffin, Adjutant General of Militia. The document contains an extract of a letter from Earl Bathurst, one of his Majesty's secretaries, to Sir Gordon Drummond, dated Downing Street, June 13th, 1815. The letter acknowledged the meritorious actions of troops ...
    Text     Militia General Orders from Kingston, dated August 1815, signed by N. Coffin, Adjutant General of Militia. The document contains an extract of a letter from Earl Bathurst, one of his ...
  • "Roll of thoes (sic) men that was on the Ground after the battle", addressed to Captain Wm. Nelles- 1812
    Text       A muster roll, addressed to Captain (Johann) Wm. Nelles,(1769-1850, brother of Robert Nelles) titled: "Roll of thoes(sic) men that was on the ground after the battle". Although unstated, it can be assumed that the muster roll is from the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia as William Nelles was a ...
    Text     A muster roll, addressed to Captain (Johann) Wm. Nelles,(1769-1850, brother of Robert Nelles) titled: "Roll of thoes(sic) men that was on the ground after the battle". Although unstated, it can ...
  • Nelles Manor Fireplace Charm
    Object       A charm that was built into the fireplace of the Nelles Manor, home of Col. Robert Nelles. It was common for charms such as this to be built into fireplaces in the year 1800 or earlier with the belief that they would keep evil spirits away. The Nelles Manor was ...
    Object     A charm that was built into the fireplace of the Nelles Manor, home of Col. Robert Nelles. It was common for charms such as this to be built into fireplaces ...
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