Military Commission- Donald McDonnell, Esq. 1812


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.
Creators:
Sir Isaac Brock, Author
Donald McDonnell
, Recipient
Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Documents
Description:
Donald McDonnell was appointed to Captain in the Second Regiment of the Glengarry Militia by Sir Isaac Brock. There is also a red wax seal in the upper left corner.

Size: (Framed) 45 x 34.6 cm
Date of Original:
April 1812
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
995.D.067.004
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.00012
    Latitude: 43.00012 Longitude: -79.24958
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Image courtesy of the Niagara Falls History Museum
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Full Text

The commission reads:

Isaac Brock, Esquire, President, administering the Government of the Province of Upper Canada, and Major General Commanding his Majesty's Forces therein, &c &c &c. To (handwritten) Donald McDonell, Esquire ~~~ (end hand writing) Greeting. Reposing especial Confidence in your Loyalty, Courage and good Conduct, I do hereby appoint you to be (handwritten) Captain in the Second Regiment of Glengary Militia~~~~~(end) during pleasure, and of which (hand) Alex. McDonell, Esq. (end) is (hand) Lieut. Colonel --(end) you are therefore carefully and diligently to discharge the duty of (hand) Captain ~~~ (end) by exercising, and well disciplining both the inferior Officers and Men of the said Militia.-- And you are to observe and follow such Orders and Directions as you shall from time to time receive from me or any other your superior Officer, according to Law. Given under my Hand and Seal at Arms at (hand) York (end) this (hand) fifteenth (end) Day of (hand) April---(end) in the Year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and (hand) twelve (end) and in the (hand) Fifty second (end) year of His Majesty's reign. (signed) Isaac Brock, Presdt. By His Honor's (sic) Command, (signature illegible)

Military Commission- Donald McDonnell, Esq. 1812
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Military Commission- Donald McDonnell, Esq. 1812


Donald McDonnell was appointed to Captain in the Second Regiment of the Glengarry Militia by Sir Isaac Brock. There is also a red wax seal in the upper left corner.

Size: (Framed) 45 x 34.6 cm