The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 30, 1834

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p.2 a meeting of inhabitants of Peterboro to push for opening of internal navigation from Lake Huron to Lake Ontario. [Hallowell Free Press]

Goderich Harbour - opposition to application for charter. [Hamilton Free Press]

p.3 Another Shipwreck on Lake Ontario - A correspondent, at Pultneyville, of the Wayne Sentinel, gives the following particulars relative to the wreck of the schooner General Brock: "The British schooner General Brock, Capt. Campbell, from Prescott, U.C., bound to Toronto, seventy tons burthen, laden with merchandise, was run ashore about two miles west of Pultneyville, during a severe gale on Sunday the 14th inst., at about 3 o'clock P.M. but was not discovered until 4, when the people of the village were notified and went to their relief, and in the evening all on board, seventeen in number, including one female, were got on shore - but not without much hazard and some frozen limbs. They were all taken to the house of William Waters, where they received every attention necessary. The greater part of the deck load was hove overboard before she struck. They were on the lake about 15 hours after the storm had become extremely severe, the wind blowing from the northward, accompanied with snow. The cold was intense. Considerable of the remaining cargo was got on shore, which is not much damaged, but much yet on board will be entirely lost, it being on board. The loss, at best, will be very great, though it is said the goods are insured. Much credit is due to those who aided in relieving the sufferers from their distressed condition. [Oswego Palladium]

ad for Steam Boat Hotel, Thomas Bamford, in Brock Street, near the market.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 30, 1834