The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ann (Schooner), 1 Jan 1838


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Detroit. Jan 11. 1838, Messes Editors:
      The schooner Ann, commanded by Dr. E. A. Theller, of this city, in the patriot service, against the Royalists of Upper Canada, was yesterday captured near Maiden, while cruising near that port, for observation as to the situation of the Royalists. She had on board 17 men in all. The officers were Theller, Davis of London, and Dodge of Monroe, Davis is supposed to be mortally wounded. Dodge had his left eye shot out. These were the only persons injured. A heavy wind drove the vessel nearer the shore than was desired. She was fired upon and captured. She had two cannon on board, and about 300 muskets belonging to the Patriots at Bois Blanc Island near Maiden, where the Patriots are encamped, numbering about 700.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 22, 1838

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      We copy the following from the Detroit Daily Advertiser of the 13th inst. The force assembled at Bois Blanc Island under " Gen." Sutherland was dispersed by Gov. Mason, who went in the steamboat ERIE, with about 100 citizen volunteers, for that purpose
      The persons taken in the schr ANN, captured by the British, said by the Detroit Post to have been "all massacred" appear to have been marched through the country to London, for safe keeping
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, January 23, 1838


Some 20 of the State prisoners at Toronto, have been moved to Kingston, among them are Sutherland and Theller. Spencer, Sutherland's aide, and five or six of the crew of the schooner ANN, captured at Malden, have been discharged.
      Cleveland Daily Hera;d & Gazette
      Wednesday, June 13, 1838
     


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Patriot vessel captured
Date of Original:
1838
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McN.E.6448
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English
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William R. McNeil
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Ann (Schooner), 1 Jan 1838