The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Gazette and Religious Advocate (Kingston, ON), Aug. 8, 1828

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p.102 The Sir James Kempt - This new Steamer, built at Bath, under the superintendance of Capt. Gildersleeve, was safely launched on Monday last, and towed into Kingston harbour on Wednesday morning by the Toronto. The Sir James Kempt is a beautiful boat, rather larger than the old Charlotte, and her Engine is forty-five horsepower. She is intended to ply between Prescott and the head of the Bay of Quinte. [U.C. Herald]

p.103 On the Ottawa next spring, another Steam Boat of greater power than any now running on that river, will be built by a Company of Stockholders. Messrs. John Molson & Sons we understand, have already subscribed as their share, the engine of 56 Horse power, belonging to the Quebec Steam Boat. The passage upwards will, it is expected, be made in seven hours. [Gazette]

Foster & Archer - Forwarding and Commission Merchants, for the purchasing and shipping of Salt, at Oswego and Syracuse, N.Y. - For sale, English, French, and American Goods, Groceries, Salt, etc.

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Rick Neilson
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Kingston Gazette and Religious Advocate (Kingston, ON), Aug. 8, 1828