War Claims Robert Nelles- June 14, 1813
Description
Sponsors
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Creator
Robert Nelles, Author
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Documents
Description
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 premises. The list of damages included items such as livestock, a wagon, a harness, 25 acres of land, and barrels of flour. Total damages on the property amounted to 1352 dollars.

Nelles was a Lieutenant-colonel of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia by the end of the War. He was also known to have been a Justice of the Peace and performed many marriages during the war. The 4th Lincoln was involved in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane.
Date Of Event
14 June 1813
Subject(s)
Local identifier
2008.110.1
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1944141058991 Longitude: -79.5635032653809
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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 premises. The list of damages included items such as livestock, a wagon, a harness, 25 acres of land, and barrels of flour. Total damages on the property amounted to 1352 dollars.

Nelles was a Lieutenant-colonel of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia by the end of the War. He was also known to have been a Justice of the Peace and performed many marriages during the war. The 4th Lincoln was involved in the Battles of Queenston Heights and Lundy's Lane.