The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Patriot & Farmer's Monitor (Kingston, ON), Nov. 26, 1829

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p.3 Welland Canal - A gentleman connected with this undertaking, writes us under date, St. Catharines, Nov. 14th as follows:

"I beg to inform you that the Welland Canal will be opened for the passage of vessels from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie on Tuesday the 24th inst."

It is intended to assemble at St. Catharines at 6 o'clock A.M. and to proceed up the mountain to the River Welland, where a steamboat will be in waiting to tow any vessel in attendance to Chippewa, on the following day to sail to Black Rock and Buffalo and return to St. Catharines on Thursday." [Col. Advocate]

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Patriot & Farmer's Monitor (Kingston, ON), Nov. 26, 1829