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Year:  1825 
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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Jan 7, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Jan 7, 1825,   ... 1825 KINGSTON CHRONICLE (available on microfilm at Kingston Frontenac Public Library and Queen's University - Stauffer Library, unless otherwise noted) (Note - Ontario Archives microfilm N-17, Reel 4 has May 6th, and July 1st to 30th Dec.) p.2 Government House, Dec. 29th, 1824 - Robert Nelles, ......
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Jan 14, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Jan 14, 1825,   p.3 On Monday last the Steam Boat Frontenac was sold by Auction at the Government Wharf, for the sum of £1550. This vessel, though eminently useful and convenient, as respected the accommodation of the public, did not, we understand, remunerate the proprietors. Indeed we believe she was ...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Feb. 4, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Feb. 4, 1825,   p.3 On Saturday-night last the ice took between Kingston and Long Island. ...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Feb. 18, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Feb. 18, 1825,   p.3 Prospectus of the St. Lawrence Company. In detailing the various advantages that will result to the Canadas at large by the immediate improvement of the River St. Lawrence, it is hardly necessary to dwell on the great benefit that will be derived therefrom by the inhabitants of British...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), March 4, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), March 4, 1825,   p.3 Resolutions adopted by the House of Assembly, relative to the Welland Canal - that the canal should be enlarged to make it a sloop and schooner navigation, that an increase of capital and stock be allowed, that the Government of this Province take up Stock in the company to the value of...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), March 11, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), March 11, 1825,   p.3 advantages of Welland and Oswego Canals over the Western half of Erie Canal; also mentions James George and formation of a committee at York to help the St. Lawrence Association at Quebec. (2 columns) [Weekly Register] On the 6th inst., the ice in the channel began to break up, and ...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), April 1, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), April 1, 1825,   p.3 Grimm's Ghost, Jr. - letter about trip from Kingston across Wolfe Island to Gravelly Point. ..."After you have packed your portmanteau, let me advise you to proceed to the west end of town and get yourself wafted across to Wolf Island. The ferryman makes what will appear to you as an...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), April 8, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), April 8, 1825,   ..., at the Scow Wharf, A DURHAM BOAT, and various Batteau Appurtenances, not required for the service of this Garrison. THOS. HILL, D.A.C.O. Commissariat Office, Kingston, April 2, 1825. ...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), April 22, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), April 22, 1825,   .... Alexander Tremere, Grave Street. Kingston, April 21, 1825. Rice Lake Steam Boat Company - 2 meetings held at Cobourg, will build a steamboat, £1000 to be raised at £5 per share, no subscriber to own more than 20 shares, engine to be 8 horse power. Walter Boswell, Mr. Throop, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Perry, Mr...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 6, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 6, 1825,   ... return to Kingston on Thursday the 19th inst. For Freight or passage apply to Captain McKenzie on board. Kingston, 6th May, 1825. The Steam-Boat CHARLOTTE, H. Gilderslieve, Master, Will, until further notice, leave Kingston for the Bay of Quinty every Monday and Thursday morning at 9 o...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1825,   p.1 Navigation of the St. Lawrence - debate in the U.S. Assembly. [Commercial Advertiser] p.2 St. Lawrence Association - a copy of a petition laid before the Legislatures of Upper and Lower Canada, with an accompanying letter from the Association. ...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1825,   p.3 meeting of the Stockholders of Welland Canal Co. - planned to increase dimensions of the canals, etc., resolutions, subscription books opened. Casualty - a small skiff containing 5 persons upsets off Point Henry and 3 drown. [Herald] Grimm's Ghost, Jr. - a letter about a trip to ...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), June 3, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), June 3, 1825,   ... Kingston for York, Niagara and Queenston, every Wednesday evening, and leave Niagara on her return to Kingston every Saturday evening. Cabin Passengers £2 10 0 Deck ditto 0 15 0 May 24, 1825. ...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), June 10, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), June 10, 1825,   ... on her return to Kingston and Prescott every Thursday about 1 o'clock P.M. The accommodations on board both of the above boats are of the best description, and no exertions shall be spared to ensure the convenience and comfort of Passengers. Kingston, 4th June, 1825. WELLAND CANAL NOTICE...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), June 24, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), June 24, 1825,   p.2 On Saturday last the Lieutenant Governor and suite arrived in town in the steam-boat Dalhousie from the Lower Province, and on Monday His Excellency proceeded to York in the Queenston. (balance of year available on Ontario Archives microfilm N-17 Reel 4) ...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 1, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 1, 1825,   p.1 Notice - Wanted to employ, from Fifty to One Hundred Labourers in the tunnel for the Welland Canal, in this District - Sappers and Miners who have been accustomed to Tunnelling in Europe will have a preference, if men of steady habits. Alfred Hovey Thorold, Niagara District, 16th Nov.,...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 8, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 8, 1825,   p.3 Within the last eight days upwards of 700 Irish emigrants arrived in town from Prescott, on board the Dalhousie - and by tomorrow's boat about 300 more are expected - making in all 1000 souls... The Steam-Boat Saint Lawrence, Plying From Lachine to the Cascades. She sails - she flies...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 15, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 15, 1825,   p.3 On Saturday last, a person named Kellar fell from a Durham Boat and was drowned. He has left a wife and several children in a very destitute condition. [Herald] ...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 22, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 22, 1825,   p.3 By the York Observer it appears, that a subscription has been entered into for the building of another Steam Boat, to ply between that town and Niagara, and to touch at Burlington bay. The engine is to be 45 horse power - and the boat is to cost £4,500 - £2200 were subscribed on the...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 29, 1825 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 29, 1825,   ... River - $3 " " Genesee River to S. Harbor - $5 " " S. Harbor to Ogdensburgh - $5 Returning at the same rates - Forward Cabin passage at 3/4ths the above rates. Deck passage1/2. The Ontario having undergone thorough & complete repairs, is now fitted up...
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