This unique document is the appointment of Donald McDougald as Ensign in the 2nd Regiment of the Glengarry Militia by Sir Isaac Brock. This document was signed April 1812; 7 months prior to Brock's death in the Battle of Queenston Heights. Donald Mcdougald is listed as a "Sergeant" in the 2nd Regt. of Glengarry Militia, Flank Company, 2nd Company at the mustering stage ( about March of 1811 - when the youngest and best men of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Militias were being selected to form the elite fencible regiment that became known as the Glengary Light Infantry) prior to the outbreak of War. On the 18th of April, 1812 he received promotion to Ensign in the same unit.