- To Larry L.
I have a reference for you on this matter. Are you sitting comfortably,
(you won't be after reading this)
RG8 / Reel 3527 / Vol 1223 / page 24 (National Archives Canada, microfilm)
21 May 1814, Headquarters, Montreal,
As part of an order for a supply of clothing and accessories for the use of
the Upper Canada Militia (that included: caps,
coats,trousers,gaiters,waistcoats,half stockings,stocks and clasps,) the
following item appears
"... Serge Drawers. 1040 Pairs
Regards Richard F.