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Name Newspaper
Object ID 987.5.264
Title The York Gazette. Vol. XXII
Date 1812-OCT.24
Dimensions 32.5 x 50cm
Description The York Gazette, York, Upper Canada was printed by John Cameron on October 24, 1812. The paper has various articles that describe events of the ongoing war including a letter found on an American Officer at the battle of Queenston. Letters of recognition to and from Major General R.H. Sheaffe on the victory of Queenston and his appointment as President Administering the Government of Upper Canada, and Major General of his Majesty's Forces is also included. Most importantly there is a description of Major General Isaac Brock and Lieut. Colonel MacDonell's funeral procession on October 16th, 1812. The article also contains a map outlining the location of certain individuals within the procession such as Pall Bearers and Chief Mourners. There is also a small tribute and two proclamations concerning Brock.
Subjects Isaac Brock
Funeral procession
President Administering the Government of Upper Canada
Lieut. Colonel MacDonell
Fort George
Battle of Queenston Heights