Fonds F 429
5 centimetres of textual records
Fonds consists of records regarding the fur trade and various military activities. Included are records regarding the War of 1812, including descriptions of action at the battles of Lundy's Lane, Matilda and the siege of Fort Erie. Included is a poem entitled "The Battle Of Lundy's Lane" dated July 25, 1814 by Clark. Fonds also includes muster rolls and pay lists of the Incorporated Militia, 1813-1814, and a return of the Grenville Embodied Militia stationed at Prescott for December, 1838 to April, 1839.
Also included are a genealogy of the Clark and Grant families, correspondence regarding the fur trade, a fur trade account book for the Hudson Bay Company's Long Lake post, a broadsheet of an address from the electors of the Johnstown District to the Lieutenant- Governor, and a memorandum written by Clark referring to his fur trade service from 1818-1820.
Duncan Clark (1785-1862) was a Lieutenant in the Volunteer Incorporated Militia Battalion of the Eastern and Johnston Districts, serving in the War of 1812 and the Rebellion of 1837, and was later associated with the Northwest Company and the Hudson Bay Company in the fur trade.
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Accession Numbers: 4292, 4927, 4889. MU 572
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