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Year:  1839 
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Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, September 11, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, September 11, 1839,   A schooner was capsized opposite this town on Monday last, a strong gale from the South West prevailing at the time. She had neither cargo or ballast on board, and had she not been improperly managed the accident would not have occurred. No lives were lost; proper assistance was rendered from...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), December 14, 1839 
TextNewspapers  St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), December 14, 1839,   Six arrivals from the West, with flour, wheat and whisky, since Saturday evening. The lake has not been more tranquil and inviting to navigate, since dog days. - Buf. Pat. Dec. 9 ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., Sept. 18, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., Sept. 18, 1839,   New Steamboat. - The steamer Great Britain, on her last trip up the lake, had in tow the new boat Ontario, which was launched at Prescott on the 7th inst. She is taken to Niagara, where she is to receive her engines and be completed. The Ontario is a beautiful model, built long and sharp, is...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 23, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 23, 1839,   ... lists opened in various places, to enable parties desirous of encouraging the reduction of Freights, and other necessary reforms in the method of conducting the business, to take stock. Thomas Stinson, Chairman. Wm. Matthie, Secretary. Montreal, Oct. 14th, 1839. p.3 City to Enrol Fire Company - men...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 26, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 26, 1839,   p.2 The Niagara Dock Company - This enterprising company has entered into contract with Government, to build a war steamer for Lake Erie, of 400 tons burthen. The vessel will be built at Chippewa, where the company has purchased ground for a ship yard, which is now in course of preparation. At...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 30, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 30, 1839,   p.3 H.M. Steamer Traveller, Lt. Harper, arrived from Prescott last evening with Commodore Sandom, on his return from the Lower Province. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 6, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 6, 1839,   p.3 Real Estate in Kingston - ....Within the last few days, Mr. Markland 's water lot at the foot of Store Street was purchased by Messrs. Hooker & Henderson, for £1,500. Mr. Herchmer's water lot at the foot of Queen Street has also been purchased by James Brown, Jr., Esq., for £800 ..... ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 9, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 9, 1839,   ... Members and others to attend the opening of the Legislature, at Toronto, on the 3rd December next. Wm. Meneilley, Agent. Steam Boat Office, Kingston Nov. 9th, 1839. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1839,   p.2 Wreck - The schooner Henry, Capt. ( ) of Oswego, owned by Bronson & Crocker, was dismasted and sunk in a gale, near Fairport, on Lake Erie, on Friday night, 8th inst. She had on board 3339 bushels of wheat, belonging to the owners of the vessel. Crew and papers all saved. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 23, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 23, 1839,   p.2 A meeting of merchants, forwarders and traders of Kingston is held to set up an address for Governor-General when he visits. Lieut. Leary R.N. - We have learned with regret the departure of this officer for England. The zeal and activity with which, while in command of the Tender Bull Frog...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 27, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 27, 1839,   p.2 Melancholy Accident - On Monday morning last, as the ferry boat from Long Island was coming across to this port, having eleven persons on board, the wind blowing a gale from the South-west, the boat upset and two of the passengers, Nathaniel Shannon, of Long Island, and his wife, were ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 30, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 30, 1839,   p.3 Perilous Adventure - during a gale 4 men are saved from timber raft off Bath by 5 others using a boat.. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 4, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 4, 1839,   p.2 The Weather - ... The Albion amd Dolphin steamers continue their regular trips between this port and Dickinson's Landing, at the head of the Long Sault. The Lake boats have retired to their winter quarters, with the exception of the Commodore Barrie, which is expected in the course of today...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 7, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 7, 1839,   ... of reducing the price of that important article of consumption in this market. For Sale - Two shares in the Stock of the Ottawa & Rideau Forwarding Company. Apply at the Office of Charles Stuart, Esq., Barrister. Kingston, 4th Dec., 1839. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 11, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 11, 1839,   p.3 The navigation is now drawing very near a close. The Albion is laid up, and the Brockville, we learn, is on her last trip to the Long Sault. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 21, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 21, 1839,   p.3 At Montreal - Marriage of Alexander Ferguson of the firm of McPherson & Crane, on the 7th. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1839,   ... 1839 KINGSTON CHRONICLE & GAZETTE (Available on microfilm at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library and Queen's University - Stauffer Library) p.4 ad for Steam Boat Hotel, owned by T. Bamford, on Brock Street. Dec. 5th, 1837. ......
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1839,   p.2 letter from H.M.S. Niagara, about stopping the practice of free road access across Point Frederick near the stone cottages during winter, signed William Sandom. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1839,   ... in number, to side and mould 8 inches. Also 2000 feet of Red Cedar, 12 inches, to be left at either of the above places. For further particulars, apply to John McDonald, Esq. Gananoque, and Mr. Luke Shea, at the Kingston Marine Railway. 8th January, 1839 ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1839,   p.3 poem about Sam Sprit, the sailor. ...
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