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Year:  1838 
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sat. , May 19,  1838 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sat. , May 19, 1838,   Steam Boat Racing. - An accident occurred on board the Sir Robert Peel on her passage from this port to that of Oswego on Wednesday last, in consequence of the temerity, or we may say the wickedness of running that vessel against the Great Britain. When the two vessels were near each other and...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 26, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 26, 1838,   For the Chronicle and Gazette, THE GREAT BRITAIN AND SIR R. PEEL. Mr. Editor, On Wednesday the 16th instant, the Sir Robert Peel arrived from Prescott fully prepared for a trial of speed with the Britain; the Peel started at 8, instead of half-past 9, her usual hour, without giving any...
Democratic Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 20, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Democratic Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 20, 1838,   ... steamboat Telegraph. The Rochester democrat says that upwards of 20 shots were fired into the boat, four of which entered the ladies' cabin. It appears, however, by the following general order, that the circumstance was accidental: Adjutant General's office, Toronto, 4th June, 1838 MILITIA...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 3, 1838 
TextNewspapers  St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 3, 1838,   ... , Com'g Nav. Brigade Chippawa, April 25, 1838 ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1838,   ... 1838 UPPER CANADA HERALD (from P.A.C. microfilm B-2512; N-9627 is the same) p.2 Last Saturday the Traveller arrived from Toronto, Capt. Sutherland. p.3 Our harbour is still open as in summer. ......
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1838,   p.1 House of Assembly - Friday 29th - Petition of E.C. Taylor and others of the Huron Fishing Company is brought up for discussion. p.2 official correspondence concerning the burning of steamer Caroline near Niagara Falls. p.3 On Sunday the Traveller arrived from Prescott with 3 companies...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1838,   ... attendance is requested. Signed, F. McAnnany, Smith Bartlett, Jr. John Miller, James Fraser, James McDonald, Thos. McNider, Chas. Hales, p. Madigan, Alexr. Ross, Jos. Corbier. Kingston, 4th Jan., 1838. ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1838,   p.2 Disposition of Andrew Drew, Commander R.N. about his part in capture of Caroline. p.3 Military Movements - The Dolphin is unable to come any further up the river than 5 miles below Gananoque because of the ice. Though the boat's sides were protected by thick planks, yet the ice cut through...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Jan. 30, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Jan. 30, 1838,   ... p.1 a report from J. Elmsley, Lieut. R.N., Commanding H.M. Schooner Queen, off Navy Island on Jan. 10th, 1838, about his activities, to Captain Drew. more on military movements - American General Scott has chartered steam boat New England, also mentions steamboat Fulton, schooner ......
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Feb. 6, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Feb. 6, 1838,   p.2 The Late Invasion of the Western District - capture of American schooner Ann of Detroit. (2 columns) [Sandwich Herald] ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Feb. 13, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Feb. 13, 1838,   ... p.3 NOTICE. A Meeting of the Stockholders of the Steamer Sir James Kempt will be held at the office of the Subscriber, on Thursday, the 15th inst., at noon. HENRY GILDERSLEEVE, Agent. Kingston, Feb. 12th, 1838. Died - At New York on the 30th ult. Capt. Thomas Barclay, of the Royal Navy, ......
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Feb. 20, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Feb. 20, 1838,   p.1 House of Assembly - presents sword to Captain Drew. Bill for the Protection of the Fisheries discussed in House of Assembly. ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), March 6, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), March 6, 1838,   p.2 The Britannia Steamer is at length safely laid up in Niagara for the season, having navigated the lake until the 11th inst., a circumstance, we believe unprecedented in the annals of this country. Mackenzie & Co. never dreamed such "untoward circumstances." To Capts. Colcleugh and ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), March 20, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), March 20, 1838,   ... of Government Stores, (heavy Ordnance and Gunpowder excepted) Troops, Baggage, Horses, Parcels, etc., on Lake Ontario, during the season of navigation of the year 1838, viz.: From Prescott to Kingston. do. Kingston to Toronto, Port Dalhousie, Niagara, do. Kingston to Cobourg, do. Toronto to Cobourg...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), March 27, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), March 27, 1838,   p.3 His Excellency Sir Francis B. Head arrived at the British American Hotel in this Town on Saturday night, having come in the Steam Boat Transit from Toronto to the Gap. There the ice stopped the Boat, and Sir Francis was landed on Amherst Isle, crossed the Bay to Bath, and came down from...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), April 3, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), April 3, 1838,   .... The Directors having adjourned till 5 o'clock, met at the house of Mr. Counter, when H. Gildersleeve was elected President, J. Counter Treasurer, and A. McNabb Secretary. A. McNABB, Secretary. Kingston, April 2nd, 1838. Statement of Cost of Marine Railway, including Land purchased of H. Earle Esq. Dr...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), April 10, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), April 10, 1838,   p.2 Notes of a Field Officer in Expedition to Point Pelee Island - mentions depredations of the invaders. "They moreover carried off the reflectors and lamps of her Majesty's light-house on the Island." The steamer Dolphin which has lain in the ice about three miles below Gananoque, during the...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), April 17, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), April 17, 1838,   ... at the British American Hotel, at Kingston, on Thursday the 19th inst. on special business. JAMES FRASER, Treasurer. Kingston, 14th April, 1838. ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), April 24, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), April 24, 1838,   ... HOOKER, DONALD MURRAY, Prescott, April 1st, 1838. FRANCIS HENDERSON. All the Forwarding Stock and Merchandize belonging to the above Firms at this place, together with the Schooners Sir F.B. Head and Montreal, and a few shares of the Steamers William IV and Cobourg, and of Port...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), May 1, 1838 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), May 1, 1838,   ... down than Kingston. The Rideau Canal Steamer Margaret started yesterday afternoon for Bytown. To the Editor of the Upper Canada Herald. River St. Lawrence, 26th April, 1838. Mr. Editor, - Having been formerly a resident of Kingston, and still feeling a deep interest in its welfare, I was much...
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