Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 31, 1816
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p.3 Sir Robert Hall appointed to command on the Lakes. [Montreal Courant]
The Buffalo papers mention that a Steam Boat of 200 tons has been launched upon the waters of Lake Ontario, belonging to a Mr. Charles Smith and associates of Albany. It is stated that the New York legislature refused to grant an act of incorporation to the builders upon the principle that it would have a tendency to facilitate the communication of business down the St. Lawrence.
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes