Browsing Jarvis family fonds, 1789-1847, n.d. RG 563 by Subject "Brock, Isaac, Sir, 1769-1812"
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Appointment of William Jarvis to Ensign in the Third Regiment of York MilitiaAppointment of William Jarvis, by Isaac Brock, Esquire, President, administering the Government of the Province of Upper Canada, and Major General Commanding His Majesty’s Forces therein, to Ensign in the Third Regiment of York Militia during pleasure and of which William Chewett, Esq. is Lieut. Colonel, dated at York 20 May 1812. Signed by James Brock and Isaac Brock.
Correspondence, addresses, &c, connected with the subscriptions of various Indian tribes in Upper Canada in aid of the funds for the re-construction of Brock’s Monument, on Queenston Heights.Correspondence, addresses, &c, connected with the subscriptions of various Indian tribes in Upper Canada in aid of the funds for the re-construction of Brock’s Monument, on Queenston Heights. Toronto: Printed by Robert Stanton, 1841. The pages are printed on vellum and bound in red, flexible leather. Two letters from Samuel Jarvis are included. One is addressed to R.A. Tucker, Provincial Secretary (with his reply), and the other to Colonel Bullock, Sec’y to the Com. for restoring Brock’s Monument. The letters express the complaints of various Indian tribes about the destruction of Brock’s Monument, and their contribution of £207 towards its restoration.
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.”