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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.
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, ...
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.
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.
London Gazette, 1812
Two “extraordinary” issues of the London Gazette containing letters written by Isaac Brock, R.H. [Roger Hale] Sheaffe, George Prevost and Edward Baynes, dated from August-October 1812. The first issue is numbered 16653, ...
Charles Larned letter, April 3, 1813.
A 3 page letter to Charles Larned from his sister [Harriet] and mother [Ruth], dated Pittsfield, [Massachusetts], April 3, 1813. The letter is addressed to Mr. Charles Larned, Winchester, Kentucky. The letter contains ...
Letter from J.E.A. Masters to Josiah Masters, November 11, 1812
A War of 1812 letter written to Josiah Masters, Shaghticoke, New York, from his nephew J.E.A. Masters, dated November 11, 1812. The letter refers to an impending invasion of Canada.
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.