The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1837

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(from P.A.C. microfilm B-2512; N-9627 is the same)

p.3 Died - At Castleford, in the township of Horton, on Friday the 23rd, Dr. C.J. Bell, Esq. R.N., in the fortieth year of his age. The deceased was actively employed, and eminently distinguished himself in the late war with the U. States, in the gun boat service, where he lost a leg, and received the most unequivocal testimonials of his conduct from the different officers under whom he served.

At Fort Erie, U.C., in the 46th year of his age, Dr. George Colls, Royal Navy. Mr. Colls came to Canada with a detachment of the Royal Navy, in the year 1816, and served at Kingston Dock Yard as Surgeon, until the reduction of the Yard in 1834, since which he has resided in the country. He was a gentleman of very high attainments as a scholar; he also ranked high in his profession; and from his social qualities he will long be remembered, and much regretted by his numerous friends.

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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1837