Monday, February 8, 2016
An excerpt from A Study Of Disaffection In Upper Canada 1812-15, by Colonel Cruikshank, online, from the Brock Univesity library collection, below (slow loading PDF file):
"...while he was in a tavern at Niagara in 1807, he [Christian Schultz] heard a man say in the presence of ten or twelve others who gave no sign of disapproval that 'if Congress [of the United States] will only send us a flag and a proclamation declaring that whoever is found in arms against the United States shall forfeit his lands, we will fight ourselves free without any expense to them."'
Friday, February 5, 2016
Thursday, February 4, 2016
The War of 1812 at Library and Archives of Canada included the War of 1812: Board of Claims for Losses, 1813-1848...:
There's an index of claims in a separate source here at the Global Genealogy site. [William Howard's name was listed as being on pages 48 and 161]
Image 585 was this 48 or 161?
2 DW Class
[Class 2 is Damage done by the Enemy]
A horse taken by Indians...clothing...
William Howard (probably ours) postmarked an 1832 letter at Yarmouth.
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
War of 1812: Board of Claims for Losses, 1813-1848 (Microform: t-1126):
Margaret Cameron, widow of Donald (or Daniel)