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Year:  1840 
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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 30, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 30, 1840,   The trade of this Port has never, perhaps, been in a more prosperous and flourishing condition, than at the present moment. The quantity of produce on our wharves is enormous; and though many new storehouses are being erected, the want of Store Room is severely felt. The Ottawa and Rideau ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 1, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 1, 1840,   ... 1840 KINGSTON CHRONICLE & GAZETTE (Available on microfilm at Kingston Frontenac Public Library and at Queen's University - Stauffer Library) p.2 The Weather - ...The ice has taken on the Bay and River in front of the Town across to Long Island.... It affords us much pleasure to copy from ......
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1840,   p.2 Canal Tolls - in New York State. [Albany Argus] p.3 five soldiers desert and 3 drown. [Argus] ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 11, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 11, 1840,   ....3 Notice - A General Meeting of the Shareholders of the Kingston Marine Railway Company, will be holden at their office, on Monday next the 13th inst. at 9 o'clock A.M., to examine the state of accounts for the past year and declare a balance. Kingston, 11th Jan., 1840 ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1840,   p.2 Captain Drew and Lieut. M'Kormack recommended for rewards for dispersing invaders of Upper Canada. Captain Drew had been in command of Lake Erie for 8 months but complaint by Sandom R.N. had him dismissed. (almost a full column of detail). [Brighton Gazette 28th November] ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 18, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 18, 1840,   p.2 Band of sailors from Her Majesty's Dockyard help fight fire in the town. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1840,   p.3 A sleigh load of that delicious fish, the Maskenonge, was brought to our market this week from Lake Huron. It would be quite practicable to pack up some of them in ice and straw to send to England by one of the steamers, where they would be esteemed a rich treat. [Toronto Patriot] ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1840,   ... Barrie will be held at the office of the Subscriber on Thursday the 30th inst., at 12 o'clock noon. Kingston, 24th Jan., 1840 Henry Gildersleeve. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 1, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 1, 1840,   ... Share on the Capital Stock of the Steam Boat Commodore Barrie is declared and payable this day at the office of the subscriber. Kingston, 30th Jan., 1840 Henry Gildersleeve, Agent. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 5 , 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 5 , 1840,   p.2 Death of Commodore Chauncey at Washington on 26th ultimo. [N.Y. Comm. Advertiser] ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 12, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 12, 1840,   ... p.2 The Canada Trade Act - as discussed in House of Assembly, shipping involvement, etc. p.3 Notice - A Meeting of the Stockholders of the Steam Boat Kingston, will be held at the British American Hotel, on Saturday the 15th instant, at 12 o'clock noon. Kingston, 10th Feb., 1840 Henry ......
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 15, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 15, 1840,   p.2 Navigation of the St. Lawrence - debated in House of Assembly, 3 1/2 columns. Bills passed in Provincial Parliament - an Act to extend limits of Port Darlington Harbour; - an Act to regulate inspection of fish and to prevent non-residents of Province from fishing in waters of same; - an...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 19, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 19, 1840,   p.2 Navigation to the Great Lakes - want St. Lawrence Canals finished. [Neilson's Quebec Gazette] ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 22, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 22, 1840,   ... p.3 Notice - A Dividend of £2 10s per share on the capital stock of the Steam Boat Kingston has this day been declared, payable at the office of the subscriber on and after the 18th inst. Kingston, 15th Feb., 1840 Henry Gildersleeve, Agent. ......
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 26, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 26, 1840,   ... p.3 Forwarding - We beg leave to call public attention to the advertisement of the "Oswego Line of Boats," which will be found in another column. The Oswego River and Harbour have for some time been open, and a heavy business is expected with that port during the approaching season. 1840 Oswego ......
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 29, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 29, 1840,   p.2 Niagara Ship Canal - discussed in Assembly at Albany, N.Y. (full column) ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), March 7, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), March 7, 1840,   p.2 St. Lawrence Navigation - report to House of Assembly. Improvements of Kingston - Its Harbour and Neighbourhood. Messrs. Wm Dickinson & Co. have built a wharf at Hatter's Bay, extending from the shore 700 feet; there is 23 feet depth of water at the outer end of the pier. Hatter's Bay ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), March 11, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), March 11, 1840,   p.2 KINGSTON IMPROVEMENTS. (continued from last Chronicle) Bay of Quinte Steamers - The Albion, Capt. Johnston - Kingston, Capt. Allward and the Sir James Kempt, will, it is said, ply on the Bay this ensuing season. The inhabitants of the Bay complain that the boats leave Kingston at an ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), March 14, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), March 14, 1840,   ... cargoes...." Notice - H.& S. Jones, proprietors of the steamer Albion, hereby notify the friends and patrons of said boat, that, on the opening of the navigation, she will recommence plying on the Bay of Quinte. March 12th, 1840. ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), March 18, 1840 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), March 18, 1840,   p.3 St. Lawrence Canal - engineers report (part 2). ...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings