The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 8, 1837

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p.3 This day the Traveller left Kingston for Toronto with arms, ammunition, congreve rockets and field pieces, in charge of Major Cameron, R.A. and a body of about twenty armed citizens. The steamboats Great Britain and St. George were moved from the harbor into the Navy Basin, so as to be protected by the guns of the fort. This afternoon, the steamer Kingston left town for Belleville, having several hundred stand of arms on board, for the use of the loyalists in the County of Hastings, several gentlemen of Belleville having arrived express for the purpose of procuring them.


A MEETING of 'Sailors' is requested tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock, at Bamford's Hotel, for the purpose of raising a corps of Seamen as Artillery, to aid in protecting Her Majesty's Government in this Province.

Kingston, Friday, 8th Dec., 1837.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 8, 1837