The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), 8 May 1827

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p.3 letter to His Excellency Sir Peregrine Maitland by Teamsters protesting any further aid to the Welland Canal, signed by the teamsters of Niagara Falls. [Niagara Gleaner]

Burlington Harbour - The high water this season enables vessels to enter Burlington bay without difficulty. It is reported however, that Mr. M'Taggert has condemned the works at that place, which have already cost the Province about £1800.

Welland Canal - Mr. McTaggert, a British Engineer, has recommended a new method of excavating the deep cut - details.

The Packet Eliza Ann, Gilbert D. Purday, Master, will run between Kingston and Rochester during the present season, touching at Bath every other trip. The Eliza Ann will leave Kingston every Monday (weather permitting) at six o'clock; and leave Rochester at 6 o'clock P.M. on Wednesdays. Every attention will be paid to the comfort of passengers.

Kingston, May 2, 1827.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), 8 May 1827