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Year:  1813 
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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), 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), Jan. 2, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1813,   ... nil 1813 KINGSTON GAZETTE (available on microfilm at Kingston Frontenac Public Library and at Queen's University - Stauffer Library) ......
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 6, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 6, 1813,   p.3 Married - On Sunday Evening last, by the Rev. George O. Stuart, Lieut. James Richardson, of the Navy, to Miss Rebeckah Dennis. ...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 16, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 16, 1813,   p.3 From the lakes we learn that the ship Madison, lately built at Sackets Harbor, was launched on the 26th ult. without accident, amid the acclamations of hundreds. She is a beautiful corvette-built ship of the following dimensions, 112 feet keel, 32 1/2 feet beam, 11 1/2 feet hold; 580 tons,...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), March 23, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), March 23, 1813,   p.3 Extract of a letter from Sacket's Harbor, dated Jan 29th. The fears which you entertain for the safety of this harbor from the attack of the British have no grounds; as the force here is such that they dare not make an attack. It consists of eleven armed schooners mounting 2, 4, and 5 guns;...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), March 30, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), March 30, 1813,   p.3 To Lieut. General Sir George Prevost, Commander of the Forces, etc., (part of an address from the inhabitants of York)...We are particularly gratified, and offer our most sincere thanks and acknowledgements, for the vigorous exertions which have been made, and are still carrying on towards...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), April 20, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), April 20, 1813,   ... p.2 Bills Passed at the Last Session of the Legislature of U.C., and received the Royal Assent on Saturday the 13th of March, 1813 - #10 - An Act to repeal and amend certain parts of the Militia Law, and also for the Transporting Naval and Military Stores. ......
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), May  4, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), May  4, 1813,   p.3 LAUNCH - On Wednesday last was launched from his Majesty's Dock Yard, at Point Frederick, the ship Sir George Prevost, of 30 guns - A Royal Salute was fired from the different vessels then in the harbor. ...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1813,   p.3 We are happy to announce the arrival at this place within a few days past, of several distinguished Naval Officers, together with from four to five hundred Seamen - as fine looking fellows as ever were beheld. By a General order of the 8th April, for the better regulation and conducting the...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 25, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 25, 1813,   p.2 The United States squadron on Lake Ontario consists of the ship Madison 28 guns; Brig Oneida 18; Schrs. Hamilton 9; Gov. Tompkins 6; Conquest 3; Growler 5; Pert 3; Fair American 4, Julia 2, Ontario 1; Scourge 8; Elizabeth 2; Lady of the Lake 3; with the Mary bomb-ketch. A keel was laid for a...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 1, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 1, 1813,   p.3 account of attack on Sacket's Harbour on 29th May at daybreak -"...Unfortunately light and adverse winds prevented the co-operation of the larger vessels of the fleet; the Gun boats under the direction of Captain Mulcaster, rendered every assistance in their power, to support the landing and...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 8, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 8, 1813,   ... such word. - Witness my hand at York, May 18th, 1813. George Playter, Senior." Sealed Proposals for building a Naval Hospital on Point Frederick, to contain One Hundred Men, will be received at the Commissioner's Office till Sunday the 13th inst. June 8th Wanted for the Use of His Majesty...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 15, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 15, 1813,   p.1 American Official Account of the Capture of York - 2 letters from Isaac Chauncey, Commodore, to Secretary of Navy, from Ship Madison anchored at York - American schooners shelling fort from 600 yards, "a large ship upon the stocks, nearly finished, - the only vessel found here is the Duke of...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 22, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 22, 1813,   p.2 Albany, June 1st - Extract of a letter, dated Sacket's Harbor, May 29th - "The British fleet, of 5 or 6 sail were discovered off our harbor early yesterday morning. By 9 o'clock it was reduced to a certainty that it was their intention to land..." [Albany Argus] p.3 The fleet under the ...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 29, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 29, 1813,   p.4 The fleet returned yesterday, and landed all the Officers and 150 of the privates. ...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 7, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 7, 1813,   p.4 A daring and well planned Enterprise 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...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 20, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 20, 1813,   p.2 Cannadaigua, June 22nd News from Lake Ontario. The naval force of the enemy, on Lake Ontario, are cruising from Niagara, down the American side of the Lake, for the purpose it would seem of sweeping the coast, in which they have been but too successful. On Saturday the 12th instant near the...
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 27, 1813 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 27, 1813,   p.3 An Express was received at Kingston on the 20th inst. announcing that a Brigade of Batteaux, loaded with Provisions, under the convoy of a Gunboat of the second class, had been surprised and captured at day break, by a party of the enemy, who had crossed the river with two armed sloops. ...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings