The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), April 14, 1842


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Steamboats - Yesterday three new steamboats, intended for the Canal and River navigation, arrived here from Niagara. We understand two more are to follow. The three which have now arrived are owned respectively by Messrs. McGibbon, Ferguson & Co., Sanderson & Murray, and Ross, Matthie & Co.. The descent of the river by steam having been succussfully tried, the building and employment of these boats for that purpose will afford facilities not only for freight, but for passengers, not hitherto enjoyed.


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Date of Original:
April 14, 1842
Local identifier:
GLN.20103
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Peter Warwick
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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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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), April 14, 1842