1842 THE NEWS, KINGSTON
(from microfilm available at Queen's University - Stauffer Library, and Ontario Archives, unless otherwise noted)
p.3 We perceive by the Niagara Chronicle that Mr. Bethune has launched another steamer at Niagara named The America. The new vessel is five feet longer than the Traveller, and will be propelled by one engine of 60 horse power. She is intended to ply between Toronto and Rochester.
VESSEL ON STOCKS - For Sale - At the subscriber's Building Yard, Port Dalhousie, a Schooner, of the largest class adapted for the Welland Canal; built of seasoned timber, and one that will sail fast and carry a heavy cargo on a small draught of water.
Port Dalhousie, Jan'y 3, 1842 Robert Abbey.
The Subscriber having purchased the Stock in Trade of Mr John Ives, he begs to inform the Masters of Vessels, Owners of Steamboats and Sailing craft, etc., that he will continue the business on the same premises, where at all times every article in the line will be kept on hand. To the following Cordage he would particularly call their attention, having received it from one of the first Rope Factories in London.
Hawser laid from 3 to 6 inches.
Cordage, 1 1/4 to 5 inches.
Spun Yarn, 1 to 4 Yarn.
60 coils superior English Manilla from 2 to 5 inches; Oakum, Tar, Pitch and Rosin; with a great variety of Blocks, Dead Eyes, Lamps, Binnacle Lamps, Agate Centres and Common, etc.
Kingston, Jan. 20th, 1842.