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Military Commission of Robert Nelles- June 25, 1802

A certificate of Commission for Robert Nelles (1761-1842), Esquire, as Deputy Lieutenant. It is signed by Robert Hamilton, Lieutenant, County...

  Military Commission of Robert Nelles- June 25, 1802
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...

  Militia General Orders, Kingston- August 18, 1815
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...

  Military Commission- Jonathan Pettit, January 3, 1809
"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...

  "A Notable Niagara Centennial"- Newspaper article written by Fred Williams
War Claims Robert Nelles- June 14, 1813

An estimate of damage done on the Robert Nelles (1761-1842) property at Forty Mile Creek by the United States Army during their encampment on the...

  War Claims Robert Nelles- June 14, 1813
Certificate of Achievement- John Pettit, March 26, 1825

A certificate of achievement for John Pettit, Esq. of Grimsby for undertaking the task of carrying dispatches throughout the Niagara Region on...

  Certificate of Achievement- John Pettit, March 26, 1825
Military Receipt of Pay- Captain Henry Nelles to other Regiments under Command of Grimsby Residents

A receipt of pay, dated June 2, 1814, from Captain Henry Nelles (1789-1841) to other companies within the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This...

  Military Receipt of Pay- Captain Henry Nelles to other Regiments under Command of Grimsby Residents
Payroll List of 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia for Captain Henry Nelles- July 4 to 28, 1814

A payroll list, dated July 4th to the 28th, 1814, for Captain Henry Nelles' Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment...

  Payroll List of 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia for Captain Henry Nelles- July 4 to 28, 1814
Henry Nelles Home- Cell for American Prisoners

A black and white photograph of the lock up located in the basement of the Nelles house (125 Main Street West) that existed during the War of 1812....

  Henry Nelles Home- Cell for American Prisoners
Barn at Hermitage

The Hermitage was the farm of William Nelles (1769-1850) and was built near the lake on Lot 6, Concession 1, in c.1800. Nelles was the brother of...

  Barn at Hermitage
Medical Discharge Certificate- Isaac Smith, November 4, 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...

  Medical Discharge Certificate- Isaac Smith, November 4, 1812
Memorandum of Pay and Allowance due to Captain H. Nelles

A memorandum of pay and allowance due to Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) from May 23-31 1814 and July 1st to last 1815. It also states pay due for...

  Memorandum of Pay and Allowance due to Captain H. Nelles
Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Henry Nelles Company- July 4th to the 28th, 1814

A muster roll, dated July 4th to the 28th, 1814, for Captain Henry Nelles' Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment...

  Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Henry Nelles Company- July 4th to the 28th, 1814
Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Henry Nelles Company- July 4th to the 24th, 1814

A muster roll, dated July 4th to 24th 1814, for Captain Henry Nelles' Company of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia. This regiment...

  Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Captain Henry Nelles Company- July 4th to the 24th, 1814
Record of Military Pay issued by Captain Henry Nelles- December 30, 1815

A record of army pay issued by Captain Henry Nelles (1789-1841) for December 30, 1815. It is handwritten with ink and has an "X" through the...

  Record of Military Pay issued by Captain Henry Nelles- December 30, 1815
Pay Record for Lieut. Henry Nelles, 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- December 25th,1812 to January 20th, 1813

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...

  Pay Record for Lieut. Henry Nelles, 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- December 25th,1812 to January 20th, 1813
Pay Roll- William Nelles Company

A handwritten list of men who acknowledged receiving payment in full from Captain William Nelles (1769-1850) for their services in the militia....

  Pay Roll- William Nelles Company
Memorandum of Militia Pay due for July, 1815- Captain Henry Nelles

A memorandum of Militia Pay due for July 1815. Men's names and amounts due are handwritten on paper. It can be assumed that these men belong to the...

  Memorandum of Militia Pay due for July, 1815- Captain Henry Nelles
Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia under the command of Capt. H. Nelles- May 23 to 29, 1814

A muster roll of soldiers in the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia under the command of Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) who were employed in the...

  Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia under the command of Capt. H. Nelles- May 23 to 29, 1814
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...

  Muster Roll of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia, Lt. Col. Robert Nelles- October 11 to November 1, 1814
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