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ADVENTURES AND RECOLLECTIONS
Voyage to Amherstburgh-Iron-bound coast–Disasters
of the 'Machedash'—I take the command-Commodore Grant and Prince Edward—Arrive at Amherstburgh-Colonel England and Captain Andrews— Sail for Fort Erie with Cowan— Proceed in a bateau to Chippawa Creek — Narrow escape from going over the Falls of Niagara— Navy Hall—The swamp -Sail in a small schooner for York, and wrecked --Father Burk—Bishop of Quebec and Captain Brant-Captain Ferguson shoots a bear—I visit the Falls of Niagara—Major, United States Service, commanding Fort Niagara.
EARLY in the month of November, the ‘Machedash' government sloop, a very old, and very dull sailing-vessel, arrived at Fort St. Joseph with an order for me to embark in