The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1831


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(from original at Queen's University - Special Collections)

p.319 - statement by Col. By - £441, 183 7 8 1/4 spent; total cost estimated to be £693,449 11 10 1/4. (on Rideau Canal)

Great Britain - This splendid steamboat made her appearance at Kingston on Sunday last.

Melancholy Accident - The schooner Humber, of York, arrived this morning, and the owner states that yesterday the Captain, Moffat, and one of the crew, a Mitchell, were drowned off Hog Island, while in the act of bringing a boat load of ballast from the shore to the vessel. Their bodies have not yet been found. [Herald]

a letter to editor says that the steam boat Charles Carroll, lately built at Sackets Harbor, under the superintendence of Capt. Case, is to start soon.

** "The last number of the Canadian Watchman was issued last Thursday" [K. Chronicle]

Montreal Gazette Thursday, Oct. 25, 1832 (succeeded by Kingston Spectator)


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Original:
May 13, 1831
Local identifier:
KN.4318
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1831