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Year:  1837 
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St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), November 9, 1837 
TextNewspapers  St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), November 9, 1837,   A severe gale was experienced on Lake Ontario on Thursday and Friday of last week. The loss of property in the neighbourhood of Kingston was estimated at £5,000. The steamboat Bytown was driven ashore, by which the deck saloon was carried away, and the Captain lost his trunk...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Sept. 26, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Sept. 26, 1837,   p.3 The Foundry at Cornwall belonging to Mr. Cadwell, and occupied by Mr. Wilkinson a contractor for the lock-gates of the St. Lawrence Canal, were destroyed by fire on the morniing of the 16th inst. No insurance. Mr. Cadwell's loss about £250, and Mr. Wilkinson's nearly the same. ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Oct. 3, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Oct. 3, 1837,   ...-eight hours allowed for hauling and letting down. By order of the Directors, D.L. COX, Secretary. Office of the Niagara Harbour and Dock Company, Sept. 6th, 1837. 1837 Lake Ontario. The New Steamboat TELEGRAPH, Capt. Armstrong Will hereafter make three trips a week, between Kingston and Oswego...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1837,   p.2 Last Thursday night the wind blew a gale from the south, and about two o'clock on Friday morning a furious squall came suddenly down and caused considerable damage in our harbour. The Steam Boat Bytown was lying at Mr. Counter's Wharf, loaded ready for starting in the morning, and a ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Oct. 31, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Oct. 31, 1837,   p.3 Meeting held at Peterboro to establish steam boat on the lakes north of that town. [Cobourg Star] ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 14, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 14, 1837,   p.3 The Steam Boat United States was taken on the Marine Railway today. When the American boats leave their own rail-ways and come to ours, we may fairly infer that the latter excel the former. ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 21, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 21, 1837,   p.3 The navigation of the Rideau Canal will close this week. The Bytown and Margaret are laid up, and the other Boats now down are expected back in a day or two, and they will then be laid up for the winter. The weather is so open and mild that the Boats might run another trip, but as the...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 28, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 28, 1837,   p.3 The harbour is still open. Most of the Lake boats are laid up for the winter, the Great Britain, Barrie, and the Cobourg are now. The Bay boats are running still, but can only reach about half way to Belleville. ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Dec. 19, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Dec. 19, 1837,   p.3 On Saturday night the Schooner Washington arrived at this Port from Sackets Harbour, laden with pork, flour and salt... harbour is open to the bridge. ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Dec. 26, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Dec. 26, 1837,   ... the above Land or any part thereof, are requested to present the same to me on or before the day of sale. JOHN McLEAN, Late Sheriff, Mld. Dist. Kingston, 21st November, 1837. (Note - Richard Smithers is a boat builder - ed.) ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1837,   ... 1837 KINGSTON CHRONICLE & GAZETTE (available on microfilm at Kingston Frontenac Public Library and Queen's University - Stauffer Library) p.2 Letters Concerning Projects of Improvement for Upper Canada - by John Galt, Esq. - letter V - mentions early days of Welland Canal Company. [Cobourg ......
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1837,   p.2 Distressing Occurrence - 6 people leave French Creek in small boat, and 4 drown. [Prescott Herald, Dec. 28th] p.3 The Cobourg Star states that a Steam Boat, 120 feet long, with an Engine of 35 Horse power, is on the stocks at Peterboro, and will be ready in April. She is to be called...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 14, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 14, 1837,   p.2 House of Assembly - second report of Select Committee on petition of the President and Directors of the Welland Canal Company - a full column on expenditures and other finances. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 18, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 18, 1837,   ... p.3 Notice - A Meeting of the Proprietors of the Steam Boat Commodore Barrie will take place on Thursday the 19th inst. at 12 o'clock, noon, at Mr. Phillip Whelply's Boarding House, Store Street. Henry Gildersleeve, Agent. Kingston, 16th Jan., 1837. ......
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 21, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 21, 1837,   ..., now lying at Mr. Cartwright's Wharf. Kingston, 20th Jan., 1837. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1837,   p.1 Provincial Parliament - a copy of The Welland Canal Bill - (3 columns). p.2 The Welland Canal - has passed the House of Assembly; the politics involved; a list of those who voted for and against. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1837,   p.2 Canal across the Carrying Place - address in favor given in Commons House of Assembly. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 1, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 1, 1837,   ... harbour, etc. 24 - to incorporate Colborne Harbor Company. 27 - to complete the Welland Canal. 28 - to grant a loan to the Louth Harbor Company, Niagara District. 29 - to grant a loan to the Gananoque and Wiltsie Navigation Company. 32 - to improve the navigation of the Trent. 34 - to compel vessels...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 4, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 4, 1837,   p.3 Died - At Long Island, on Friday evening, Richard Smithers, boat builder in his Majesty's Dock Yard. His friends are respectfully requested to attend his funeral tomorrow, at half-past 4 o'clock, P.M., from his residence at Long Island, to the place of interment. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 8, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 8, 1837,   p.2 The Presqu'Isle Canal - discussed in House of Assembly; possibility of selling off some lands locally to defray costs of building. Cheering Prospects for Kingston - We learn that the principal Forwarding Houses in Montreal are about to form a union, and that Kingston will be the headquarters...
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