The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston News (Kingston, ON), March 28, 1844

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p.2 Merchant Seamen's Society - present a memorial to the Governor-General asking him to be patron of Society; mentions lack of installations to look after distressed seamen.

p.3 Lake Commerce - shipping trade of Kingston vies with that of Quebec.

Ottawa Canals - not to open before 1st May because of repairs.

For Toronto - Captain Gaskin informs us that immediately on the removal of the ice from the harbor, his Schooner, the Sophia, a new and beautiful craft of 140 tons burthen, will sail for Toronto. The cabin of theSophia has been handsomely and comfortably fitted up for passengers.

harbor still blocked up with ice; ice broken as far as Portsmouth; field of ice extends to Four Mile Point.

To Ship Owners - brown and bleached canvas of East Crocker for sale by Wm. Wilson.

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Rick Neilson
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Kingston News (Kingston, ON), March 28, 1844