The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Buffalo Whig (Buffalo, NY), 27 May 1835, page 2


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Rumour.--An idle and mischievous rumour has been rife for a few days past, that a Steam-Boat, upon Lake Erie, had bust her boiler. We cannot trace the fiction to any source, but come whence it may, it is entirely gratuitous, and without the least foundation in truth. There has never been an explosion or bursting of a steam boiler upon Lake Erie or the upper Lakes! A few years since, there was a steam-pipe broken off by the labouring of the boat, in a heavy sea, which caused the death of several persons; and this was caused by the want of a "slip joint"--speaking technically--in the pipe; an omission of the maker.


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Column 2-3
Date of Original:
27 May 1835
Local identifier:
GLN.1685
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Richard Palmer
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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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Buffalo Whig (Buffalo, NY), 27 May 1835, page 2