The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), March 26, 1839

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p.2 Provincial Parliament - House of Assembly - Wednesday, March 13th - Petition read and referred - of Roderick McSween, late Pilot and chief mate on the Steam Boat Sir Robert Peel, praying remuneration for injuries received at the destruction of the said Boat.

The Committee on Mr. J. Sweetman's Petition reported a resolution granting 100 pounds a year to Her Majesty to allow Mr. J. Sweetman 100 pounds annually for services as the keeper of False Duck Island Lighthouse.

Friday, March 15th - Petition of James Sinclair and 109 others, connected with the Forwarding Trade on Lakes Huron, Erie and Ontario, and the River St. Lawrence, praying the House to prevent the Forwarding Trade being monopolized by American Vessels - and also praying for the passing of an Act to restrict the importation of salt from the United States.

Petition of Thomas Markland and 104 others praying for the erection of a new Pier in Kingston Harbour.

p.3 Farm to rent or sell in Sophiasburgh, formerly belonging to Mr. Richard Devonport, now to David Van Blaricom, including Ferry across the Bay, premises are on the public road.

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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), March 26, 1839