The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston News (Kingston, ON), March 20, 1845

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p.2 Provincial Parliament - House of Assembly - Thursday, March 13th - The Bill for the regulation and protection of ferries in Upper Canada, was read the second time, committed and reported amended. To be received tomorrow.

p.3 Benjamin Lett in Auburn prison for attempt to burn steamer Great Britain, pardoned by Gov. Wright.

Our harbor is now, and has been for several days past, perfectly free of ice, but the weather is rather that of February than of the advanced stage of March....The steamer America visited this port shortly after the issue of our last paper, breaking easily through the ice, which covered the water at the entrance to the harbor.

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Rick Neilson
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Kingston News (Kingston, ON), March 20, 1845