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  • Payroll List of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Lt.Col. Robert Nelles- October 11 to Nov. 11, 1814
        A payroll, dated October 11 to November 11, 1814, of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia under Lt. Col. Robert Nelles (1761-1842). Names included on the payroll list: Cline, Henry Sr. Comfort, John Harris Fisher, Jacob Hislop, Samuel House, John Sr. Johnson, Henry Kennedy, Samuel Kennedy, William Lambert, Thomas ...
      A payroll, dated October 11 to November 11, 1814, of the 4th ...
  • Memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and Losses due Capt. H. Nelles, 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- 1814-1815
        A memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and losses due to Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia.
      A memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and losses due to Captain H. ...
  • Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain H Nelles- July 4-24, 1814
        Muster roll, dated July 4 to the 24th, 1814, of Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) 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.
      Muster roll, dated July 4 to the 24th, 1814, of Captain H. ...
  • Assistant Surgeon Appointment: Letter from Dr Robert Kerr to Dr Cyrus Sumner- July 22, 1814
        A letter from Dr. Robert Kerr to Dr. Cyrus Sumner(1772-1834) appointing him Assistant Surgeon at the hospital in Niagara during the War of 1812. His pay is quoted as one dollar and a half per day. It also states that medicines will be provided but Dr. Sumner had to provide ...
      A letter from Dr. Robert Kerr to Dr. Cyrus Sumner(1772-1834) appointing him ...
  • Muster Roll of the Officers of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia for Court Martial Duty- November 7th to the 14th, 1814
        A muster roll, dated from November 7th to the 14th inclusive, 1814, of the Officers of the 4th Regiment Lincoln Militia for Court Martial Duty.
      A muster roll, dated from November 7th to the 14th inclusive, 1814, ...
  • Powder Horn- Dr. Cyrus Sumner
        A powder horn with brass fittings at both ends. There is one brass ring remaining to which some material such as hide or leather would have been fastened for carrying purposes. At the narrow end there is also a small moveable "catch". It is believed that the powder horn was ...
      A powder horn with brass fittings at both ends. There is one ...
  • Dr. Cyrus Sumner's Medical Supply Trunk
        This wooden trunk, stained reddish brown, is believed to have contained the medical and surgical supplies of Dr. Cyrus Sumner (1772-1834). Sumner served as a surgeon in Niagara during the War of 1812 and was requested by Major-General Brock to accompany him to Detroit. He was also known to have ...
      This wooden trunk, stained reddish brown, is believed to have contained the ...
  • Military Commission- Jonathan Pettit, January 3, 1809
        A commission appointing Jonathon Pettit from Ensign to Lieutenant in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. It is dated January 3, 1809 and is signed by Francis Gore, Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Upper Canada. This Regiment is known to have participated in the Battles of Queenston Heights ...
      A commission appointing Jonathon Pettit from Ensign to Lieutenant in the 4th ...
  • Militia General Orders, Kingston- August 18, 1815
        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 ...
      Militia General Orders from Kingston, dated August 1815, signed by N. Coffin, ...
  • Chessboard- c.1800
        A chessboard made of tooled leather with a blackgammon board inside. When folded, the board is made to look like a book. On the side is printed "History of Asia" with additional decorative designs. Penciled letters inside read "JWN" underlined with the price $1.50. Theory states that the board was ...
      A chessboard made of tooled leather with a blackgammon board inside. When ...
  • Sword and Scabbard- Dr. Cyrus Sumner
        The origin of the sword is unknown and there are no distinct markings on it. It is believed however, that the sword would have been carried by the Light Cavalry (Light Dragoons and the Hussars). The sword has a steel blade and a wooden grip wrapped in leather and bounded ...
      The origin of the sword is unknown and there are no distinct ...
  • "Roll of thoes (sic) men that was on the Ground after the battle", addressed to Captain Wm. Nelles- 1812
        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 ...
      A muster roll, addressed to Captain (Johann) Wm. Nelles,(1769-1850, brother of Robert ...
  • Military Commission of Robert Nelles-  October 10, 1815
        A military commission for Robert Nelles, Esquire (1761-1842), as Lieutenant Colonel of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. It is signed by Francis Gore, Esquire, Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Upper Canada in York. The 4th Lincoln was involved in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane.
      A military commission for Robert Nelles, Esquire (1761-1842), as Lieutenant Colonel of ...
  • "A Notable Niagara Centennial"- Newspaper article written by Fred Williams
        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.
      A newspaper article written by Fred Williams titled, "A Notable Niagara Centennial" ...
  • Muster Roll for various companies in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- July 4th to the 28th, 1814
        A muster roll for different companies of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia dated July 4th to the 28th 1814. Names included on the Muster Roll: Adair, David Jr. Arker, Adam Awry, Daniel Barker, George Book, George Bookman, Ferdinand Brown, Benjamin Bugner, Christopher Campbell, James Carpenter, William Coates, Edmund ...
      A muster roll for different companies of the 4th Regiment of the ...
  • Muster Roll of 4th Lincoln Militia, Captain William Nelles' Company- April 28th to May 24th, 1813
        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, ...
      A muster roll, dated April 28th to May 24th, 1813, of Captain ...
  • Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Jonathan Pettit's Company- July 4th to July 26th, 1814
        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 ...
      A muster roll, dated July 4th to 26th, 1814, of Captain Jonathon ...
  • Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Jonathan Moore's company- July 25 to August 24, 1812
        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, ...
      A muster roll, dated July 25 to August 24, 1812, of Jonathon ...
  • 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 ...
  • Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Lt. Col. Robert Nelles- October 11 to November 1, 1814
        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 ...
      A muster roll of soldiers in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln ...
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