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  • Cannonball- C. 1812
        Cannonball that was found at the south end of Elm Street, near the lake, in Port Colborne. It is believed that military stores and munitions were often kept in the Sugar Loaf area and would be quickly buried or secreted to prevent their seizure by advancing American troops. This was ...
      Cannonball that was found at the south end of Elm Street, near ...
  • Fort Erie: Defense of the Block House. By Albert Newsam
        An ink print created in the United States of America. Above the image it reads: Sergt Farquahr Lieut Watmough
      An ink print created in the United States of America. Above the ...
  • Plan of Fort Erie.
        An ink print believed to have been created in England during the 18th Century.
      An ink print believed to have been created in England during the ...
  • Cannonballs- C. 1812
        Two cannonballs, one smaller and lopsided was found in a backyard on Catharine Street in Port Colborne and the other larger one was found elsewhere in the city. It is believed that military stores and munitions were often kept in the Sugar Loaf area and would be quickly buried or ...
      Two cannonballs, one smaller and lopsided was found in a backyard on ...
  • Musket Balls- c. 1812
        These five musket balls were found on Nickel beach at a home on Lakeshore Road East, Port Colborne Ontario. It is believed that during the War of 1812 many military stores and munitions were secreted or buried in haste to prevent their seizure by advancing American troops. This would most ...
      These five musket balls were found on Nickel beach at a home ...
  • Proclamation By Lt. Col.  Jas. P. Preston of the Invading American Army
        A Proclamation dated 30 May, 1813 by Lt. Col. James P. Preston of the invading American Army upon the taking of Fort Erie during the War of 1812. He warns Canadian residents to resist taking up arms against him. He also invites the residents to voluntarily sign their names to ...
      A Proclamation dated 30 May, 1813 by Lt. Col. James P. Preston ...
  • Cannonballs- C.1812
        This set of four cannonballs were found at Gravelly Bay in Port Colborne. It is believed that the cannonballs were found here because of their proximity to Zavitz Mill. During the war, the mill would most likely have been protected with one or more cannons against possible marine attacks or ...
      This set of four cannonballs were found at Gravelly Bay in Port ...
  • James Macklem Ledger- 1809 to 1816
        ...page 540...
      ...page 540...
  • Attack on Fort Erie 15th August, 1814. By Albert Newsam
        An ink print created in the United States of America. Above the image it reads: Lt. Col Drummond, Lieut. Watmough, Lieut. (McDonald)
      An ink print created in the United States of America. Above the ...
  • 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 was for his duty at Fort Erie under the command of Lt. Colonel Bishop.
      A record of pay for Lieut. Henry Nelles (1789-1841) of the 4th ...
  • Naval and military chronicle of the United States : attack on Fort Erie 1816
        Includes rare 1816 battle plan map.
      Includes rare 1816 battle plan map.
  • 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 six months while he was a prisoner of war from December 1812 to May 1813 at Fort Erie. Nelles was a Captain ...
      A memorandum of pay and allowance due to Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) ...
  • Memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and Losses due Capt. H. Nelles, 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia- 1814-1815
        A memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and losses due to Captain H. Nelles (1789-1841) of the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia.
      A memorandum of Militia Pay Allowances and losses due to Captain H. ...
  • Bill of Account from Richardson & Lyons to Lt. Leonard- 1814
        A bill of account from Richardson Lyons to Lt. Leonard for 12 bottles in the amount of 2 pounds, 2 shilling on July 25, 1814. . Leonard was from the 104th New Brunswick Regiment that was raised in 1803 and sent to Upper Canada where they participated in the battles ...
      A bill of account from Richardson Lyons to Lt. Leonard for 12 ...
  • The Columbian Newspaper vol. IV no. 1105- June 12, 1813
        The "Columbian" was established by Mr. Holt in 1808 as an "organ of the Clintonians" (Journalism in the United States, from 1690-1872 By Frederic Hudson) and a replacement to the "Citizen". It was a passionate Democratic paper that supported both Jefferson and Madison. Holt later sold the "Columbian" to Alden ...
      The "Columbian" was established by Mr. Holt in 1808 as an "organ ...
  • Independent Chronicle Vol. XLVI No. 3470- July 14, 1814
        A semi-weekly paper that was published from 1801 to 1817. It was previously called the Independent chronicle and the universal advertiser, and was later the Independent chronicle & Boston patriot (Semiweekly). Publishers were Abijah Adams and Ebenezer Rhoades. Topics of interest in this issue include: Page 1: report of Independence ...
      A semi-weekly paper that was published from 1801 to 1817. It was ...
  • Fort Erie: Defense of the Block House
        Above the image it reads: Sergt Farquahr Lieut Watmough
      Above the image it reads: Sergt Farquahr Lieut Watmough
  • Scrapbook- War of 1812-14 and other Documents, Monuments, Cairns, tablets erected in 1923 in memory of battles in 1912-1914
        This scrapbook contains various newspaper clippings that discuss the War of 1812-1814. It focuses mainly on the centennial events and memorials of the War, particularly those relating to Sir Isaac Brock. There are also a few articles that discuss the Native Canadian (First Nations) participation in these ceremonies and their ...
      This scrapbook contains various newspaper clippings that discuss the War of 1812-1814. ...
  • National Intelligencer Vol. XVI, No. 2195 - October 15, 1814
        The Intelligencer was an American newspaper that was established, in 1800, in Washington by Samuel Harrison Smith, a young Jeffersonian- Republican from Philadelphia. War of 1812 related content includes: Page 1: Major General Winfield Scott's arrival in Washington escorted by Colonel Laval's cavalry; report from Sackett's Harbour on the American ...
      The Intelligencer was an American newspaper that was established, in 1800, in ...
  • A Veteran of 1812 : Jonathan Phillips
        An account of Jonathon Phillips, a settler in the Bay of Quinte region and a War of 1812 veteran. Printed at the Chronicle Office, Belleville
      An account of Jonathon Phillips, a settler in the Bay of Quinte ...
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