The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), Feb. 28, 1843

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p.3 Launch - Yesterday, a number of our citizens proceeded to the Dock Yard to witness a novel sight at this season of the year - the launching of a steamer. The ice had previously been cut away sufficiently to give the launch a fair berth, and precisely at 1 o'clock, the iron- framed warrior took his bottle of wine, his name and his departure, which latter was performed in gallant style by one of the Misses Bagot, amidst the hearty cheers of the assembled multitude. The Mohawk is built of iron, of a small size and handsome model, and is, we understand, to be propelled by an engine of 60 h.p.

Court of Appeals - Macpherson VS Counter - judgement for Macpherson. [Toronto Patriot]


Steam Boat Transport on Lake Ontario for the Year 1843.

Sealed Tenders will be received at the Commissariat Office, Kingston, until noon on Thursday the 9th of March next, from any person or persons desirous of entering into Contracts for the following services, namely:

For the Transport of Troops, Baggage and Government Stores, from and to the various Stations on Lake Ontario, from Kingston upwards, during the season of navigation of 1843.

For the Transport of ditto ditto ditto from and to various stations on the Bay of Quinte, during ditto.

Unexceptionable security, subject to the approval of the Commissariat, will be required, and the names of two respectable persons, willing to enter into a bond with the principal, for the faithful performance of the contract, must be given on the tender.

Payment will be made by check on a Chartered Bank.

Forms of tender may be obtained on application at the Commissariat Office, where any further information will be obtained.

Commissariat, Kingston, 27th Feb., 1843.

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Kingston Herald (Kingston, ON), Feb. 28, 1843