The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 16, 1837

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p.2 Internal Improvements - navigation from Lake Erie to tide-water under control of 4 different authorities.

1. The Welland Canal connecting Lake Erie with Lake Ontario, is in the hands of a chartered company.

2. The St. Lawrence Canal of Upper Canada, designed to facilitate the navigation between Johnstown and Lake St. Francis, is in the hands of Provincial Commissioners.

3. The small locks at Coteau-du-Lac, & the Cascades in Lower Canada, are in the hands of the military authorities.

4. The Lachine Canal, overcoming the difficulties of the navigation at the rapids of St. Lewis, is in the hands of Commissioners of the Province of Lower Canada.

[Montreal Courier]

Improvement of the River Trent - discussed in Provincial Parliament.

p.3 the village at the mouth of the River Trent has been proclaimed a Port of Entry, under the name of Trent Port.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 16, 1837