The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), May 19, 1840

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p.3 "It is expected that the Grand Jury will make an inquiry into the origin of the late fire... We stated three weeks ago that the common report of the fire having taken from the sparks of the steamer Telegraph's chimney was very doubtful...." - thinks it more likely to be by an incendiary from the Telegraph.

The quantity of flour stored on our wharves is enormous, and still accumulating from want of boats to send it down. The repairs on the Grenville Canal will soon be completed and then the barges will be hastened up as fast as possible, for it is important that this flour should be shipped early for the English market.

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Rick Neilson
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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), May 19, 1840