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  • Navy Hall at Newark- First Parliament Sept 17th 1792- Mary Shaw
        This image is part of a series of drawings done by Mary Shaw, the sixth daughter and 11th child of Hon. Aeneas Shaw. Aeneas Shaw was the first settler of York and participated in the War of 1812. It is a pen and ink grey wash sketch and measures (framed) ...
      This image is part of a series of drawings done by Mary ...
  • Service (Servos) House At Niagara Built in 1783- Mary Shaw
        This image is part of a series of drawings done by Mary Shaw, the sixth daughter and 11th child of Hon. Aeneas Shaw. Aeneas Shaw was the first settler of York and participated in the War of 1812. It is a pen and ink grey wash sketch and measures (framed) ...
      This image is part of a series of drawings done by Mary ...
  • Shawl
        Fine white linen shawl, embroidered in white silk, with white silk fringe around all four sides. Made From Flax Grown on Family Farm of John Butler. It has been suggested that it was worn at a Butler family wedding in 1800.
      Fine white linen shawl, embroidered in white silk, with white silk fringe ...
  • Legal Record of J.W. Crooks, Surveyor, to John Crisler, Pathmaster
        Copy of a letter written by J.W. Crooks in May 1816 dicussing the creation of a road, as requested by freeholders residing in Four Mile Creek, from below the hill of the late Joseph Clements, in a direct line to a beach tree at Four Mile Creek, below the barn ...
      Copy of a letter written by J.W. Crooks in May 1816 dicussing ...
  • Receipt of Payment for War Loss Claims- John D. Servos
        A receipt for John D. Servos acknowledging the payment of 58 pounds, 17 shillings and 7 pence, or one third of his losses incurred during the war of 1812, from John Henry Dunn, Esq, his Majesty's Receiver General for the Province of Upper Canada. As the Receiver General, Dunn was ...
      A receipt for John D. Servos acknowledging the payment of 58 pounds, ...
  • 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. ...
  • Original book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacrement and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church
        Original book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacrament and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Oxford. Inside, the front cover reads: "William Densbury. To this [Hepk] John ...
      Original book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacrament and Other ...
  • The General Gazetteer; or, compendious Geographical Dictionary, in Miniature
        A pocket book originally written by R. Brookes, M.D. The book contains a description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States, Provinces, Cities, Towns, Forts, Seas, Harbours, Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, and Capes, in the known world in 1807. It also includes a description of the government, customs, manners, and religion of inhabitants ...
      A pocket book originally written by R. Brookes, M.D. The book contains ...
  • War of 1812 Photographs: Tecumseh, Four Veterans and a Blade
        This consists of 6 photos that include: an artistic representation of Tecumseh, a blade, and four gentlemen that are War of 1812 veterans. A 1911 catalogue of Memorial Hall (the Niagara Historical Society’s first museum building) lists the item as a photograph of a committee to discover the grave of ...
      This consists of 6 photos that include: an artistic representation of Tecumseh, ...
  • The Manual and Platoon Excercises
        This book contains an outline of the preferred exercises as directed by his Majesty's Command-Adjutant General's Office. Topics discussed include Position of the Soldier under Arms, Manual Excercise, an Explanation of the Several Motions as taught at the drill, Explanation of Priming and Loading Quick, and an Explanation of the ...
      This book contains an outline of the preferred exercises as directed by ...
  • Letter
        This letter regards the guardianship of the children of the Late Captain M. (Martin) McClellan who died during the Battle of Fort George in the War of 1812. McClellan was in the Lincoln Militia and perished during the American invasion of town. The letter is dated 31 October 1825 and ...
      This letter regards the guardianship of the children of the Late Captain ...
  • Margaret Stewart Sewing Sampler, 1811
        A sampler sewn by Margaret Stewart in 1811. The sampler measures 38cm x 90cm, and there is a dark green trim around the outside. The lettering on the sampler reads "Learning will stand you friend when riches fail and happy are those that attain it". The sampler is also inscribed ...
      A sampler sewn by Margaret Stewart in 1811. The sampler measures 38cm ...
  • Blue and White China Platter- Catharine Currie
        This china platter features a blue and white estate scene and a decorative border. It is flat and oval shaped. This platter comes from the Catherine Currie Estate.
      This china platter features a blue and white estate scene and a ...
  • Candle Mold
        This candle mold is made of both wood and pewter. There are eighteen pewter casings, set in a wooden-framed box, supported by two metal rods. There is also a loop across the top of the mold to tie wicks onto while the candles are setting. Candles would have been an ...
      This candle mold is made of both wood and pewter. There are ...
  • Candle Lantern
        This candle lantern is painted black and is a cylindrical shape. It has a perforated slit and circle design with a cone shaped top and handle. There is also a door on the side that opens to where the candle is located. It is unsure whether this lantern was used ...
      This candle lantern is painted black and is a cylindrical shape. It ...
  • "Chopping Block" Tombstone, St. Mark's Cemetary, Niagara-on-the-Lake
        This is an image of the "Chopping Block" tombstone that is located in St. Mark's Cemetery in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The tombstone belongs to Charles Morrison who is believed to have been a United Empire Loyalist. This tombstone was allegedly used by the US army, during their occupation of the town in ...
      This is an image of the "Chopping Block" tombstone that is located ...
  • American Cookery by an American Orphan
        The American Cookery by an American Orphan is a cook book that is approximately 48 pages of recipes on how to prepare food ranging from meat to biscuits to jellies. It is possible that this is a later edition of Amelia Simmons. American Cookery. Hartford: Hudson & Goodwin, 1796. American ...
      The American Cookery by an American Orphan is a cook book that ...
  • Lighthouse at Mississauga Point- 1909 copy of an 1804 original plan
        A 1909 copy of an 1804 original plan of the lighthouse that was erected on Mississauga Point, signed by Gustavus Nicolls and copied by J. Simpson. The lighthouse, the first on the Great Lakes, was dismantled in 1814 in order to build Fort Mississauga. Some of the stone from the ...
      A 1909 copy of an 1804 original plan of the lighthouse that ...
  • Medical Affidavit from Grant Powell, Surgeon, concerning Daniel McDougal- 1816
        This document is an affidavit from Grant Powell, a surgeon in York, certifying that Daniel McDougal was not capable of earning a living. McDougal was in the Upper Canada Incorporated Militia during the War of 1812. It is said that he was at Fort George on March 27, 1813 when ...
      This document is an affidavit from Grant Powell, a surgeon in York, ...
  • Standing Orders for the 2nd York Regiment- 1813
        The book contains the standing orders of the Second York Regiment, dated 1799-1813. It is believed to have belonged to an officer at the Portsea Barracks in Britain. At this time, all officers were required to provide themselves with a book to record the standing orders of their regiment. Some ...
      The book contains the standing orders of the Second York Regiment, dated ...
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