The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Dec. 18, 1838

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p.2 Engagement with and Dispersion of the Pirates and Brigands - they stole the steamboat Champlain, landed on the Canadian shore, set fire to the steamboat Thames, (Windsor is called "The Ferry" - about 2 miles above Sandwich). The Thames belongs to Duncan MacGregor, Esq. of Chatham. (2 columns) [Sandwich Herald Extra Dec. 5th]

Two days ago the river froze across to Wolfe Island, but the channel is now open again. A schooner that was frozen in above worked her way into the upper part of the harbour this morning.

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Rick Neilson
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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Dec. 18, 1838