The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 14, 1837

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p.2 Destructive Fire - destroys foundry of J.L. Wilkinson, the contractor for lockgates on St. Lawrence canal. [Cornwall Observer]

The Steamer Shannon which had been laid up for some time past, recommenced her regular trips last week. This is as it should be. - The quantity of goods brought up at this season, when the Merchants are laying in their winter stock, will afford employment to the Shannon and the Montreal Forwarding Company - and it is not fair we should be left to the risk of any casualty on the canal, which might stop the Ottawa Forwarding Company's boats above, and cut off all communication or leave us entirely dependent on the Mutual Forwarding Company, who from this being their first season cannot be so well prepared as they hereafter will be. [Bytown Gazette]

Thomas Carfrae, Collector of Customs seizes boat for nonpayment of lighthouse dues, fights with owner and falls in water but is saved. [Patriot]



In consequence of the pressure of business during the present Assizes, the Editor has been unable to procure Lists of the Consignees of several loaded barges arrived via the Rideau Canal since Sept. 28th.

Arrivals from Bytown.

Oct. 12th - The steamer Rideau, Hunter, with barge Dolphin in tow (consignees listed.)

Departures for Bytown.

Sept. 12th - The steamer Rideau, Hunter.

Sept. 13th - The steamer Bytown, Bowen.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 14, 1837