The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 10, 1851

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p.2 Steamer Sunk - The telegraph from Cleveland says, that the steamer Empire State, which arrived there on the morning of the 3rd inst., struck the pier and sunk in the river.

Another Collision - Loss of Steamer St. Lawrence - A telegraph message was received here on Saturday, stating that the steamer St. Lawrence, in a collision with the Britannia, on Lake St. Francis, received such injury that she went down, and lies in 20 feet of water. The passengers and crew were saved. The St. Lawrence had a full freight on board.


To His Worship the Mayor of Kingston:

Sir. - The undersigned Citizens of Kingston respectfully request that you will be pleased to call a PUBLIC MEETING of the Inhabitants thereof, on Monday next, at 1 o'clock P.M. to take into consideration the necessity of adopting immediate measures to construct the WOLFE ISLAND CANAL, so that it may be ready for use at the same time with the Rome and Cape Vincent Railroad, now rapidly drawing to a competition.

John A. Macdonald, Hugh Fraser,

James Morton, Thomas Deykes,

Wm. Ford, Jr., Wm. Ferguson,

John Jenkins, Sam'l Muckleston,

Charles Heath, Alex. Campbell,

A. John Macdonell, John Watkins,

John Counter, M.W. Strange,

Thos. Askew, O.S. Gildersleeve,

Wm. Ireland, John R. Forsyth,

John Hamilton, E.W. Palmer,

John Shaw.

In compliance with the above Requisition, I hereby call a Public Meeting of the Inhabitants, at the City Hall, on Monday next, the 10th inst., at 1 o'clock p.m.


Kingston, Nov. 7, 1851.

Nov. 11, 1851


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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 10, 1851