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Admiralty Commissioner's Orders, October 13, 1812.
Admiralty Commissioner’s Orders sent to Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Newfoundland, informing him of America’s declaration of war against Great Britain and instructing him to seize ...
Schooner Ranger document
A page of entries detailing the financial history of the Schooner Ranger, a Great Lakes cargo ship, from 1810-1815. The ship sustained damage in 1811 on its journey from Detroit to Black Rock, in which 3 people drowned. ...
Royal Navy Ship Collection, 1784-1816
Includes 41 copies of plans of Royal Navy ships, ranging in date from 1784 to 1816. Some of the ships included are the Bonne Citoyenne, Niagara, Epervier, Comet, Contest, Ferret, Childers, Anacreon, Florida, Hind, Hermes, ...
Daniel D. Tompkins letter to General Dearborn, June 28, 1812.
A letter written by Daniel D. Tompkins in response to a letter he received from Major General Dearborn. The letter is dated June 28, 1812 and describes the great need for arms and supplies for the American militia.
Sketches of the Battle Fields of Ontario from the War of 1812, July 15, 1876.
One page of sketches illustrating the battle fields of Ontario from the War of 1812. The page has been removed from the July 15, 1876 issue of the Canadian Illustrated News and mounted on a cardboard mat. Included are ...
Militia General Orders, December 2, 1814.
Militia General Orders dated December 2, 1814, disbanding the militia at the conclusion of the War of 1812. The orders were authorized by C.Foster, Adjutant General of Militia, Upper Canada.
Jacob Cochenour’s War Loss Claim, August 16, 1841.
A War Loss Claim signed by Jacob Cochenour of the Township of Flamborough West. The claim is dated August 16, 1841.
John Adams Smith letter, Jan. 14, 1813
A letter written by John Adams Smith, grandson of President John Adams, with commentary on the War of 1812. The letter is addressed to his uncle, Justus B. Smith, Hamilton, Madison County and is dated January 14, 1813.
Letters to Secretary General Drummond from Thomas Scott, July 1814
Consists of 4 photocopied letters from Thomas Scott, Chief Justice of Upper Canada, to Secretary General Drummond, concerning traitors and treason. The letters are dated July 5, 1814, July 8, 1814 (2), and July 14, 1814. ...
Letter written by John Bentley, Sept. 26, 1813.
A letter written by John Bentley, an American soldier during the War of 1812, to his wife Betsey. The letter makes reference to an impending attack on Canada and is dated September 26, 1813.