The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), April 26, 1842

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p.3 The Welland Canal was opened on the 14th, and between 20 and 30 schooners passed through the following day on their way to the upper lakes.

The navigation of the Rideau Canal has commenced, the steamer Otter having left this port for Bytown last Thursday.

An extra of the Official Gazette contains a proclamation suspending the late Tariff of Tolls on the Ottawa and Rideau Canals until Her Majesty's pleasure be known.

The steamer St. David, belonging to Messrs. Jones of Brockville, arrived at Lachine on the ( ), with the new steamer Pilot in tow, to receive her engines at Montreal, to which she (passed ?) the Lachine rapids.

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Rick Neilson
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Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), April 26, 1842