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Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1830 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1830,   1830 CANADIAN WATCHMAN Successor to Kingston Gazette and Religious Advocate (from microfilm available at Queen's University - originals at United Church Archives, Toronto) (Vol. 1 No. 1) p.8 NEW LINE OF STEAM BOATS. From Carrying Place to Prescott, three times a week, and from Prescott to...
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1830 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1830,   p.15 Welland Canal - We learn from the St. Catharine's Journal that the American schooner Erie, in ballast, from Cleveland, Ohio, passed that village on the 29th July. The vessel draws 6 feet water, and is the first from Lake Erie which has navigated the canal. The Erie arrived at Oswego on the...
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Sept. 24, 1830 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Sept. 24, 1830,   p.55 - arrival of Commodore Barrie in town with family from England. ....We learn that the Lords of the Admiralty have given orders for the reduction of all the Naval ordinary Establishments in Canada. [Patriot] A Coroner's inquest was held on the body of Scott Burt, in this town on Monday last...
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1830 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1830,   p.63 - The Farmer's Journal states that a company have it in contemplation to build a steam-boat at Chippewa, to ply upon the upper lakes. There is at present no steam-boat belonging to the Canadian side on those lakes while the Americans have nine. It is observable that on Lake Ontario the ...
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Oct. 8, 1830 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Oct. 8, 1830,   p.71 Rideau Canal - Some canoes, with persons of distinction on board, passed and re-passed one of the locks of the Rideau Canal near Bytown on Saturday last. Welland Canal - The schr. Charles and Ann proceeded from York to Buffalo and returned between the 15th and 26th ult. The passage of the...
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1830 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1830,   p.95 We should have mentioned last week, that the British America, intended for a steam engine of 160 horse power, was launched at Prescott on the 16th inst. ...
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Nov. 5, 1830 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Nov. 5, 1830,   p.103 A mistake occurred in printing the name of the new Steamboat last week. It should have been Great Britain. ...
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Dec. 3, 1830 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Dec. 3, 1830,   p.135 - On Friday last, a batteau in the employment of H. & S. Jones, whilst towing up the Long Sault Rapids, near the head, from some cause or other had her bow thrown too far out, when the current got so strong a hold, that the horses on the tow line, were drawn into the water, and she ...
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Dec. 10, 1830 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Dec. 10, 1830,   p.143 - meeting held on 30th ult. - Joint Stock Co. to be formed at Perth to improve the River Tay to connect with the Rideau Canal. [Brockville Recorder] ...
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Dec. 24, 1830 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Dec. 24, 1830,   p.157 - We learn from an Ohio paper, that at a meeting of the friends of seamen at Cleveland, in that state, on the 10th ult. a society was formed with the name of "The Western Seamen's Friend Society." The object of the society is to co-operate with the American Seamen's Friend ...
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1831 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1831,   1831 CANADIAN WATCHMAN (from microfilm available at Queen's University unless otherwise noted) nil ...
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Jan. 14, 1831 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Jan. 14, 1831,   p.183 Improvement of the St. Lawrence - estimates for canals withwooden locks for durham boats is 45,167 pds.; with stone locks for steamboats and schooners estimated at 173,648 pds.; amount of goods shipped down river last year. ...
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1831 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1831,   p.199 A dividend of 30% on the stock of the Sir James Kempt Steamboat has been declared. ...
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), April 15, 1831 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), April 15, 1831,   (from original at Queen's University - Special Collections) p.286 The steamboats on the St. Lawrence river, above Montreal, have commenced their regular trips; the St. Lawrence between Lachine and the Cascades, the Neptune between Coteau du Lac and Cornwall. The Toronto and Dalhousie have ...
Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1831 
TextNewspapers  Canadian Watchman (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1831,   (from original at Queen's University - Special Collections) p.319 - statement by Col. By - £441, 183 7 8 1/4 spent; total cost estimated to be £693,449 11 10 1/4. (on Rideau Canal) Great Britain - This splendid steamboat made her appearance at Kingston on Sunday last. Melancholy Accident -...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings