The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 4, 1837


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p.2 Trent Canal - contracts awarded. [Cobourg Star]

p.3 A Journey to Bytown - Chapter 1 - editor of Whig leaves for Bytown on steamer Cataraqui, gives description of sights along the canal; ..."On the Kingston side of Kingston Mills Locks, no use is now made of the small canal, cut three winters ago, round a mighty rock in the natural channel, for the steamboats pass over it without danger, there being from five to six feet water on the rock." ; Smith's Falls leaks discussed; the canal should be under civilian rather than military authority. (2 full columns)


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Date of Original:
Nov. 4, 1837
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KN.5001
Language of Item:
English
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Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 4, 1837