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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...
Letter to Mr. Cummings, a general merchant in Chippawa during the War of 1812, Explaining a Theft of Various Supplies- 1813 
Text  1 June 1813,   ...This is a letter written to Mr. Cummings (probably Thomas), who was a general merchant in Chippawa during the War of 1812. It explains the theft of various supplies and the names of those involved. The letter is dated in Stamford on June 1st, 1813....
"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...
Letter from Joseph Clement Reporting the Status of Guards Between Queenston and Corbin's Inn, 1812 
Text  17 October 1812,   This is a letter from Joseph Clement, Ensign of the 1st Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, concerning the guards located between the Queenston Camp and Corbin's Inn. He stated that he visited them between 2 and 5 pm and found them to be present and alert. On the back of the letter is the muster roll...
Letter Regarding Ensign Daniel Shannon's Military Pay from the Commissariat Office- 30 May 1817 
Text  30 May 1817,   A letter stating that Military Half Pay would from then on be paid from the Commissariat Office. As a result, they require a new letter of attorney. It also states the half pay amount of Daniel Shannon.
Letter to Colonel MacDougall from Allan McNab concerning Sir Isaac Brock's Death- 1860 
Text  1860,   This is a handwritten letter, dated 1860, to Colonel MacDougall from Allan McNab concerning the site of Brock's death and his monument. MacDougall was a member of the committee responsible for building the monument.
Letter From Geof Taylor to Sir Allan McNabb concerning Brock's Spring in Queenston, July 1860 
Text  July 1860,   A letter, dated July 1860, by Geof Taylor to Sir Allan McNabb concerning Brock's Spring in Queenston. He reports that a Mr. Robinson was taking the water from the spring and bringing it back to his house. Taylor was inquiring whether or not McNabb approved of this act. McNabb was a member of the...
Letter to Sir Allan McNabb from William Thomas, Architect of Brock's Monument- 1860 
Text  9 August 1860,   This is a handwritten letter to Sir Allan McNab from William Thomas, the architect who designed Brock's monument. The letter, dated August 9, 1860, discusses the site of Brock's death and the monument itself.
Letter from William Thomas, architect of Brock's Monument, to Sir Allan McNabb- August 1860 
Text  August 1860,   A handwritten letter, dated August 1860, from William Thomas, the architect who designed Brock's Monument, to Sir Allan McNab which discusses the site of Brock's death at Queenston.
Letter to Major D. McDougal from Robert Stanton discussing where Sir Isaac Brock Fell, 1860 
Text  10 August 1860,   The letter, dated August 10, 1860, was written to Major D. McDougal from Robert Stanton concerning a meeting to discuss the place where Sir Isaac Brock fell at Queenston. Stanton also mentioned that he had discussed the design and location of the monument with William Thomas, the architect of the...
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...
Letter from Alex Stewart, a Niagara lawyer, to Alexander Wood, a magistrate in Upper Canada, Describing Property lost by Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell During the War of 1812- 1823 
Text  25 July 1823,   ...This document is a handwritten letter from Alex Stewart, a Niagara lawyer, to Alexander Wood, a magistrate in Upper Canada, describing the property lost by Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell, wife of Fort Major Donald Campbell, in the War of 1812. The letter, dated July 25, 1823, discusses the details...
Notice of Change in Reparation Agent- Quebec 1 May 1822 
Text  1 May 1822,   A notice of change in reparation agent between Robert Morrogh and Thomas Douglas from Quebec to Daniel Shannon in Niagara.
Letter Regarding an Affidavit discussing the Half Pay of Daniel Shannon, Ensign- June 13, 1820 
Text  13 June 1820,   A letter regarding an affidavit discussing the half pay of Daniel Shannon from the 25th June to the 21st of December 1819.
Letter to James Blott Regarding the Brock Monument- October 1859 
Text  8 Oct 1859,   A letter regarding a meeting in Dunnville to discuss the Brock Monument.
Memo Authorizing a Ration OF Fuel and Candles to Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell- February 19, 1814 
Text  19 February 1814,   This is a memo discussing how Mrs. Campbell's, wife of Fort-Major Donald Campbell, request for fuel and candles was authorized and ready to be distributed. It is dated February 19th, 1814 which means Mrs. Campbell made the request during the winter months following the burning of Niagara in...
Letter from Alex MacDonnell to Lieutenant Donald McDougal- August 1814 
Text  30 August 1814,   A letter dated August 1814, from Alex MacDonnell to Lieutenant Donald McDougal concerning his request for a transfer. He also asked about the status of McDougal's wounds and whether he would be ready for active service again soon.
Letter to Elizabeth Leonard in St. John, New Brunswick from Frances Leonard- 1814 
TextComments:  12 July 1814  This letter was written to Elizabeth Leonard in St. John, New Brunswick from Frances Leonard on July 12, 1814.
Letter in German- 1815
 
Text  1815,   German letter written in 1815. Two dates appear: 27, April 1764 and 8, May 1815. Biblical passages are noted in the text.
Letter to Colonel McDougal from Sir Allan McNabb regarding the spot where Sir Isaac Brock fell, August 1860 
Text  1860,   ... Incorporated Militia during the War of 1812. It is said that he was at Fort George on March 27, 1813 when it was taken by American troops. He was also severely wounded at Lundy's Lane on July 25, 1814 when he was struck 7 times but was able to recover from his wounds. Unfortunately, McDougal had health...
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