Browsing Jarvis family fonds, 1789-1847, n.d. RG 563 by Subject "Battle of Queenston Heights"
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Letter to Mary Boyles Powell from brother Captain John Powell of the 1st Lincoln MilitiaA letter written and signed by Captain John Powell of the 1st Lincoln Militia to his sister Mary Boyles Powell, circa October 13, 1812. The letter is 4 pages in length and contains a detailed account of the death of a family member and John Macdonell, an aide-de-camp to Sir Isaac Brock, at the Battle of Queenston Heights. Included with the letter is a lock of John Macdonell’s hair with the inscription “killed at Queenston Heights by the Americans, October 13, 1812, Lieut. Col. John Macdonnell.”