Fonds F 429

Duncan Clark fonds


About these records

Title
Duncan Clark fonds
Dates of Creation
1801-1859
Physical Description

5 centimetres of textual records

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

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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Clark, Duncan, 1785-1862

Restrictions on Access
The original records are closed for conservation reasons. Researchers must use the microfilm copies.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission of the copyright holder.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Part of this fonds was acquired in 1966 from Fred W. Broder of Morrisburg, Ontario. Other material contained in this fonds were obtained in 1967 from Jerome Peltier of Spokane, Washington, U.S.A. Additional material was loaned to the Archives of Ontario in 1967 for copying purposes by Mrs. Jay Thompson of Ogdensburg, New York, U.S.A.
Availability of Other Formats

This series is available on microfilm. Some records are available only as photocopies.
Notes

Title based on content of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Numbers: 4292, 4927, 4889. MU 572

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