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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Image courtesy of the Grimsby Museum
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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.