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  • Navy Hall at Newark- First Parliament Sept 17th 1792- Mary Shaw
    Image       This image is part of a series of drawings done by Mary Shaw, the sixth daughter and 11th child of Hon. Aeneas Shaw. Aeneas Shaw was the first settler of York and participated in the War of 1812. It is a pen and ink grey wash sketch and measures (framed) ...
    Image     This image is part of a series of drawings done by Mary Shaw, the sixth daughter and 11th child of Hon. Aeneas Shaw. Aeneas Shaw was the first settler of ...
  • Service (Servos) House At Niagara Built in 1783- Mary Shaw
    Image       This image is part of a series of drawings done by Mary Shaw, the sixth daughter and 11th child of Hon. Aeneas Shaw. Aeneas Shaw was the first settler of York and participated in the War of 1812. It is a pen and ink grey wash sketch and measures (framed) ...
    Image     This image is part of a series of drawings done by Mary Shaw, the sixth daughter and 11th child of Hon. Aeneas Shaw. Aeneas Shaw was the first settler of ...
  • 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 in these ceremonies and their ...
    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 ...
  • Receipt of Payment for War Loss Claims- John D. Servos
    Text       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 ...
    Text     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 ...
  • Legal Record of J.W. Crooks, Surveyor, to John Crisler, Pathmaster
    Text       Copy of a letter written by J.W. Crooks in May 1816 dicussing the creation of a road, as requested by freeholders residing in Four Mile Creek, from below the hill of the late Joseph Clements, in a direct line to a beach tree at Four Mile Creek, below the barn ...
    Text     Copy of a letter written by J.W. Crooks in May 1816 dicussing the creation of a road, as requested by freeholders residing in Four Mile Creek, from below the hill ...
  • War of 1812 Photographs: Tecumseh, Four Veterans and a Blade
    Image       This consists of 6 photos that include: an artistic representation of Tecumseh, a blade, and four gentlemen that are War of 1812 veterans. A 1911 catalogue of Memorial Hall (the Niagara Historical Society’s first museum building) lists the item as a photograph of a committee to discover the grave of ...
    Image     This consists of 6 photos that include: an artistic representation of Tecumseh, a blade, and four gentlemen that are War of 1812 veterans. A 1911 catalogue of Memorial Hall (the ...
  • Original book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacrement and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church
    Text       Original book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacrament and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Oxford. Inside, the front cover reads: "William Densbury. To this [Hepk] John ...
    Text     Original book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacrament and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland ...
  • The General Gazetteer; or, compendious Geographical Dictionary, in Miniature
    Text       A pocket book originally written by R. Brookes, M.D. The book contains a description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States, Provinces, Cities, Towns, Forts, Seas, Harbours, Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, and Capes, in the known world in 1807. It also includes a description of the government, customs, manners, and religion of inhabitants ...
    Text     A pocket book originally written by R. Brookes, M.D. The book contains a description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States, Provinces, Cities, Towns, Forts, Seas, Harbours, Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, and Capes, ...
  • The Manual and Platoon Excercises
    Text       This book contains an outline of the preferred exercises as directed by his Majesty's Command-Adjutant General's Office. Topics discussed include Position of the Soldier under Arms, Manual Excercise, an Explanation of the Several Motions as taught at the drill, Explanation of Priming and Loading Quick, and an Explanation of the ...
    Text     This book contains an outline of the preferred exercises as directed by his Majesty's Command-Adjutant General's Office. Topics discussed include Position of the Soldier under Arms, Manual Excercise, an Explanation ...
  • Plan of Fort's George, Mississauga, and Niagara, The Military Reserves and the Town of Newark- 1908 Copy of an 1817 Original
    Image       A plan by H.H. Willson[s] of Fort's George, Mississauga and Niagara, the Military Reserves and the Town of Newark. It is dated 2 May 1817 and has "Royal Regiment Office, Quebec". A memo above the title states the plan "shows a new proposed military reserve in red lines." This is ...
    Image     A plan by H.H. Willson[s] of Fort's George, Mississauga and Niagara, the Military Reserves and the Town of Newark. It is dated 2 May 1817 and has "Royal Regiment Office, ...
  • John D. Servos' School Exercise Book- c. 1799
    Text       A school exercise book from approximately 1799 that mostly focuses on mathematics. The inside cover says: "[...] this book in the year of our Lord 1799" and "Henrietta Wesley" written on it. The name is oversize and is in a different colour than the rest of the book. The back ...
    Text     A school exercise book from approximately 1799 that mostly focuses on mathematics. The inside cover says: "[...] this book in the year of our Lord 1799" and "Henrietta Wesley" written ...
  • John D. Servos School Exercise Book: 1801-1802
    Text       A school exercise book from approximately 1801-1802 that mostly focuses on mathematics. The inside cover has small cut outs of animals and two men on a horse. The book is signed by John D. Servos who was a Captain of the 1st Regiment of the Lincoln Militia in Niagara during ...
    Text     A school exercise book from approximately 1801-1802 that mostly focuses on mathematics. The inside cover has small cut outs of animals and two men on a horse. The book is ...
  • Photographic Print of Sir Isaac Brock
    Image       This is a photograph of a painting of Sir Isaac Brock who died at the Battle of Queenston Heights during the War of 1812.
    Image     This is a photograph of a painting of Sir Isaac Brock who died at the Battle of Queenston Heights during the War of 1812.
  • Land Indenture between Jacob A. Ball and Peter Ball- August 13, 1818
    Text       An indenture for the Town of Niagara, dated August 13, 1818, between Jacob A. Ball and Peter Ball, Esquire for one acre of land for 25 pounds 10 shillings.. At the bottom are the signatures of Adam Ball (witness), William M. Ball (witness) and those of Jacob Ball and Peter ...
    Text     An indenture for the Town of Niagara, dated August 13, 1818, between Jacob A. Ball and Peter Ball, Esquire for one acre of land for 25 pounds 10 shillings.. At ...
  • Niagara Public Library Records 1800-1820
    Text       This is the record book of the Niagara Library from 1800 to 1820. It contains the names of proprietors, records of annual meetings, the catalogue, books taken out and also the autographs of the library's members. However, there are no records between May 27th 1813 and March 1814. This book ...
    Text     This is the record book of the Niagara Library from 1800 to 1820. It contains the names of proprietors, records of annual meetings, the catalogue, books taken out and also ...
  • Cross Belt Plate- 49th Regiment of Foot
    Object       This brass cross belt plate is oval shaped and stamped with a "49". This number symbolizes the 49th Regiment of Foot, the Royal Hertfordshires. The 49th Regiment is perhaps the most well known of those who fought in the War of 1812. The 49th first came to Canada in 1803 ...
    Object     This brass cross belt plate is oval shaped and stamped with a "49". This number symbolizes the 49th Regiment of Foot, the Royal Hertfordshires. The 49th Regiment is perhaps the ...
  • Christian Confession Mennonists
    Text       Reprint of "The Christian Confession of the Faith of the Harmless Christians, in the Netherlands Known by the Name of the Mennonists" Niagara [Ont.] : Amsterdam, printed. Re-printed and sold by Joseph Willcocks, 1811. Willcocks is known as an office holder, printer, publisher, journalist, politician, and army officer. Coming to ...
    Text     Reprint of "The Christian Confession of the Faith of the Harmless Christians, in the Netherlands Known by the Name of the Mennonists" Niagara [Ont.] : Amsterdam, printed. Re-printed and sold ...
  • Scrapbook- c. 1860-1920s
    Text       This scrapbook contains various newspaper articles relating to Niagara and other distant points of interest. It is unsure exactly what newspapers are included. However, it seems that most articles originate approximately from the years of 1860 to 1920s. There are many articles with a variety of topics. In relation to ...
    Text     This scrapbook contains various newspaper articles relating to Niagara and other distant points of interest. It is unsure exactly what newspapers are included. However, it seems that most articles originate ...
  • Metal Fragments of a Belgique Shako
    Object       These are the pieces of metal that are believed to be the remnants of three different Belgique shakos. The photo shows two shako outlines and 9 of the pieces are adhered to the paper in their proper places. One piece is adhered above the two sketches as well. One shako ...
    Object     These are the pieces of metal that are believed to be the remnants of three different Belgique shakos. The photo shows two shako outlines and 9 of the pieces are ...
  • Shako Plate- Royal Regiment of Artillery
    Object       This is an officer’s gold plated shako plate. The design shows the Royal cipher surmounted by a crown and encircled by a belt that has “ROYAL REG. OF ARTILLERY” inscribed on it. This plate was found on the Camp Niagara grounds and is dated circa 1815. Further research in 2010 ...
    Object     This is an officer’s gold plated shako plate. The design shows the Royal cipher surmounted by a crown and encircled by a belt that has “ROYAL REG. OF ARTILLERY” inscribed ...
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