Re: [WarOf1812] Port Dover
- --- "R. Feltoe" <feltoe@...> wrote:
> Dear Fitzhugh,You would have been amused to hear my inhtroductory
> You are entirely correct in questioning the
> reference to Cruikshank as he
> certainly wrote some biased accounts (based upon the
> time period he wrote in
> and his natural pride in Canada) of events during
> the war. But I'm afraid
> the Documentary History is not one of them. It
> consists entirely of
> transcriptions of Official Orders, Regimental rolls,
> Official and private
> letters from almost everyone connected with the war,
> journals, newspaper
> publications and a whole lot more. I have checked a
> large number of these
> transcriptions against the original documents and
> apart from a few typos and
> misinterpretations of poor handwriting in the
> original documents is a fairly
> faithful and comprehensive record of the war from a
> multitude of sources. I
> would be happy to bang out a few of the more
> interesting and otherwise
> unpublished documents on this list if anyone wants
> to see them.
> Regards Richard Feltoe
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