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"A Notable Niagara Centennial"- Newspaper article written by Fred Williams 
Text  4 April 1933  ...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....
Fraktur Mennonite Birth Certificate- Abraham Neff, 1802 
Text  1802,   ..."Fraktur" Mennonite artwork which celebrates the birth of Abraham Neff. It reads: "In the year of our Lord, December 7, 1802 ". Abraham was 10 years old when Michael Graybiel made the bellows for his father Peter Neff in 1812 to begin the Neff metal-working tradition. Abraham came form a Mennonite...
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...
Medical Discharge Certificate- Isaac Smith, November 4, 1812 
Text  4 November 1812  ...A medical discharge from military duty for Isaac Smith. Confirmed by Dr. Robert Kerr and John [J]. Taylor, attest by Lieut. Jonathon Pettit and signed by [G. Fairbel]. Smith was discharged from military duty during the War of 1812 because he had lost his right eye....
Pay Record for Lieut. Henry Nelles, 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- December 25th,1812 to January 20th, 1813 
Text    ...A record of pay for Lieut. Henry Nelles (1789-1841) of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia from December 25, 1812 to January 20, 1813. The pay was for his duty at Fort Erie under the command of Lt. Colonel Bishop....
The Battle of Queenston Heights, Edited by John Symons 
Text  1859, p. 39  ...Black, hardcovered book with 39 pages, which include illustrations and maps. The Battle of Queenston Heights: Being a narrative of the opening of the War of 1812, with notices of the life of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, K.B., and description of the monument erected to his memory....
Marriage Certificate Between Peter Neff and Maria Durrin 
Text  31 March 1800,   ...: Nordhamthon County Pennsylvania. Married March 31, 1800. Peter had bellows made for him by Michael Graybiel and his name can be found in the Graybiel Ledger on pages 183, February 28th, 1812 and page 184, March 24, 1812. The February 1812 entry was the first of two very important historic entries...
Columbian Centinel, 27 June 1812, no. 2945 
Text  27 Jun 1812,   ...Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812. Issue for June 27, 1812 includes "A proclamation" issued by President James Madison confirming the declaration of war against Great Britain and other War of 1812 reports....
"Roll of thoes (sic) men that was on the Ground after the battle", addressed to Captain Wm. Nelles- 1812 
Text    ... Captain in this Regiment during the War of 1812. The 4th Lincoln was involved in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane during the War of 1812. Names included on the Muster roll are: Beam, Lewis Beamer, John Dennis Homes, John Mills, John Sr. Milmine, James Sr. Nolty, John Nelles, William...
Handwritten agreement between John Beamer of Grimsby and Lewis Gerau of Grimsby- July 9, 1812, 
Text  9 July 1812  ...A handwritten agreement, dated July 9, 1812, between John Beamer of Grimsby and Lewis Gerau of Grimsby (Labourer and Frenchman). Gerau had agreed to complete his duty as militia man in the Flank Company stationed at Niagara. In consideration of this, John Beamer would pay Gerau fifty dollars, part...
Military Commission For James Thompson- June 29, 1812 
Text  29 June 1812  ...'s forces therein on June 29, 1812. It is signed by Brock in the right corner and includes the red wax seal in the upper left corner....
Sermons, preached in the Tron Church, Glasgow- 1819 
Text  1819, p. 525  Sermon book with black/tan marbleized hard covers with black across the corners and spine.
Brock, the hero of Upper Canada 
Text  1912,  
The Independent Chronicle, 24 March 1814, no. 3438 
Text  24 Mar 1814,   ...Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812....
The News, 10 January 1813, No. 395 
Text  10 Jan 1813,   ...Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812....
The News, 10 October 1813, No. 431 
Text  10 Oct 1813,   ...Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812....
The News, 12 December 1813, No. 440 
Text  12 Dec 1813,   ...Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812....
The News, 18 July 1813, No. 422 
Text  18 Jul 1813,   ...Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812....
The News, 28 March 1813, No. 406 
Text  28 Mar 1813,   ...Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812....
The News, 28 November 1813, No. 438 
Text  28 Nov 1813,   ...Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812....
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