• The Bee Newspaper, Vol. I, No. 13

      2011-12-16
      24 October 1812. Contains a lengthy article on the Battle of Queenston Heights and Isaac Brock’s death. Also contains a notice from Gen. Sheaffe, stating that “…I do forbid all merchants, inn-keepers, and suttlers, and all other persons, licensed or unlicensed to sell spirituous liquors of any sort or description whatsoever, within one mile distance of the respective military posts…” A notice by Lieut. Col. Myers, by order of Gen. Sheaffe is also included. It states that “whereas on the surrender of the American troops at Queenston on the 13th instant, a great number of muskets taken from the enemy were left on the fields adjacent to the scene of action, and were thereafter picked up by some of His Majesty’s Subjects, which muskets have not been returned into the Public Stores. Notice is therefore given that the Commander in Chief of His Majesty’s Forces trusts that all persons having in possession any such arms will avail themselves of this Notice and deliver up the same forthwith to the ordnance Store Keeper at Fort George…”
    • The Bombardier, and Pocket Gunner, 7th Edition- 1813

      Adye, Ralph Willett . Capt. (2011-12-16)