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Decade:  1810 
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct. 21, 1819 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct. 21, 1819,   SINGULAR PRESERVATION The Schooner Wolcott of Sacket's Harbor, Samuel Knapp master, bound to Niagara with 30 passengers, was driven into Mexico bay on Wednesday last, by a severe gale blowing from the lake. In this perilous situation she was tossed on the waves 38 hours, expecting every ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct. 24, 1819 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct. 24, 1819,   A few days ago, an Irishmen deserted from the British garrison at Fort George, and swam across the Niagara river. Having divested himself of those articles which would impede his swimming, he exclaimed on reaching the shore, "By Jesus I'm an American born - I've just come stark naked." ...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Wed., May 25, 1814 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Wed., May 25, 1814,   GENERAL ORDERS. Adjutant General's Office, HEAD QUARTERS MONTREAL, May 12, 1814 His Excellency the Governor in Chief and commander of the Forces has the highest satisfaction in announcing to the troops, that he has received a despatch from Lieutenant General Drummond, reporting the result...
Herkimer American (Herkimer, NY), Sept. 22, 1814 
TextNewspapers  Herkimer American (Herkimer, NY), Sept. 22, 1814,   From Sacket's Harbor, Sept. 18 Our four ships arrived in this port yesterday afternoon, and the two brigs Jones and Jefferson, arrived last evening - having left the head of the lake in consequence of an uncommon gale of wind which they experienced from the N.E. on Monday and Tuesday last, in...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1812 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1812,   We understand from respectable authority that 6 transports and a sloop of war, with the first battalion of the Royals, stated to be 1,000 strong, were in the river near Quebeck, on Saturday afternoon, the 1st inst. We are also informed, that one of the transports of the above fleet, had been...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Wed., July 7,  1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Wed., July 7, 1813,   A daring and well planned Enterprize under the command of Commodore Sir James Yeo, for surprising the American Squadron under their Batteries at Sacket's Harbor, was undertaken on Wednesday last, but given up in consequence of discovering that a desertion had taken place from the party to the ...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Wed., June 8, 1814 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Wed., June 8, 1814,   "Do." means "ditto"
Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "Ontario," Niles Weekly Register, July 10, 1819  Ontario. A letter from a traveller, dated Sackett's Harbor, June 6th, states that the United States vessels on lake Ontario, which were in service during the late war, are fast going to decay. The New Orleans, on the stocks, is enclosed in a building 230 feet in length, by 90 broad, and 90 feet...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Tuesday, June 8, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Tuesday, June 8, 1813,   Arrived on Thursday Evening, the 3d inst., from Sacket's Harbor, with a flag of truce, the American schooner Lady of the Lake, bringing the Ladies of Major Dennis and Mr. May Maller Brock, of the 49th Regiment, who were politely accommodated with a passage from Fort George in the Madison, by...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Tuesday, June 22, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Tuesday, June 22, 1813,   The fleet under the command of Sir James Yeo, came to anchor off the nine mile point, on Thursday last, and sent in five small American vessels, prizes, together with property taken from the enemy valued at $6,000. The vessels we understand were taken near the Genesee river, on their way to Fort...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Friday, Sept. 16, 1814 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Friday, Sept. 16, 1814,   LAUNCH On Saturday last was launched from His Majesty's Dock Yard at Point Frederick, the fine Ship St. Lawrence, of 104 Guns, on which occasion a Royal Salute was fired from the Batteries. ...
Niles Weekly Register, March 29, 1817 
TextNewspapers  Niles Weekly Register, March 29, 1817,   The steam boat Ontario, capable of carrying 2,000 barrels, is prepared for the lake, and will leave Sackett's Harbor every Monday, and make a route from Ogensburg to Niagara, stopping at several places to land or receive passengers. The fare for cabin passengers from Sackett's Harbor to ...
Ship News 
TextNewspapers  "Ship News," Rochester Telegraph (Rochester, NY), Nov. 3, 1818, p. 3, column 3  *This is refers to the Genesee River.
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1811 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1811,   p.3 Navy of the United States. The following "General View of the state and disposition, at this time, of the vessels belonging to the navy of the United States, and of the gunboats," was submitted to Congress on the 13th Dec. by the secretary of the navy. (only 1 listed on Great Lakes) ...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 12, 1811 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 12, 1811,   p.3 Commissioners in New York state have explored the country between Hudson River and Lake Erie to find a route for a canal; will report favorably to the legislature. For Sale - a farm of 256 acres, located on lot #6, first concession of Pittsburgh - for sale by Laughlin M'Intyre, ...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), April 30, 1811 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), April 30, 1811,   p.3 Montreal - April 22nd - About ten flat bottomed boats and two scows have come to this market the fortnight past, principally from the borders of Lake Ontario and the Genesee river, one of which came from Kingston in two days. ...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1811 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1811,   p.2 New York Canal - remarks by Editor of the Quebec Gazette on the Report of the Commissioners appointed by the legislature of N.Y., to investigate a route for a canal from Lake Erie to the Hudson River. ...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 18, 1811 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 18, 1811,   p.1 story of loss of Speedy - left York on Oct. 7th, 1807 (sic) for Newcastle, caught in storm, lost; "The binnacle, topmasts and hencoops were picked up on the opposite side of the Lake." also a poem about this tragedy - 22 verses of 4 lines each. also mentions that vessel Washington was lost...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 9, 1811 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 9, 1811,   p.3 From a recent communication, we may be induced to give credit to the actual existence of large Snakes in Lake Ontario. A boat's crew saw one (supposed by them to be 20 feet long) a few days since at a short distance on this side the River Credit. [York Gazette] ...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 27, 1811 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 27, 1811,   p.3 Picked Up Adrift - In the middle of the channel, near Cedar Island, some time since, an old Batteau; the owner can obtain it, by proving property and paying charges. Apply to the Printer. Aug. 27th. Wanted to Purchase - A small Vessel, of 25 or 30 tons, for which cash will be paid. ...
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