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Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 10, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 10, 1847,   1847 KINGSTON CHRONICLE & NEWS (from originals at Queen's University - Special Collections unless otherwise noted) p.1 (says Nov. 9th on first page) (Chronicle Vol . 28 No. 89; News Vol . 8 No. 2) p.3 THE NEW IRON STEAMER MAGNET, Will, until further notice, leave Kingston for Hamilton, ...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 13, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 13, 1847,   (Chronicle Vol. 28 No. 89; News Vol. 8 No. 2) p.1 FORWARDING and TOWAGE, For 1847. The Subscribers will be prepared on the opening of the Navigation to contract for the forwarding of flour and produce of every description, and to tow transient barges on the route between Kingston and ...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 17, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 17, 1847,   p.3 New Steamers on Lake Ontario - The two Steamboat Companies who own the Lady of the Lake and the Rochester, and the Cataract and Niagara on Lake Ontario, will each, we understand, build a new boat during the coming winter of the first class, to be in readiness in the spring to form a night...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1847,   p.3 The Steamer Magnet - We regret to learn that the steamer Magnet met with a casualty a short distance from the Beauharnois Canal, having struck a rock with such force that it pierced the bottom of the vessel. The Magnet was returning from a trip to Montreal. Her passengers came up by the Mail...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 24, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 24, 1847,   p.3 Storm - On Saturday, the 6th instant, a severe storm was experienced on Lakes Erie and Michigan, and a number of vessels sustained considerable damage. The brig Illinois and schooner Sam Hale are stated to be total wrecks. The British steamer London had a narrow escape. The London was near...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 27, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 27, 1847,   p.3 CUSTOM HOUSE SALE. Will be sold by Auction, on Tuesday next, the 30th November, at 2 o'clock, P.M., at the Port of Bath, the British Schooner Industry, late of North Port, about 40 tons burthen, as she now lies hauled out for repairs, being forfeited under the Revenue Laws. Thomas ...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 1, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 1, 1847,   p.2 Steamboat Accident and Loss of Life - The steamer Wave, belonging to the Messrs. Ives, left this port on Saturday, for Brewer's Mills, for the purpose of towing a raft. She was commanded by Hiram Ives, and had on board Mr. Robert Fisher, one of the owners of the raft, and a number of men. The...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 4, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 4, 1847,   p.2 TERRIBLE STEAMBOAT DISASTER. ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY OR SEVENTY LIVES LOST. Pittsburgh, Nov. 26th, 9 p.m. News has just reached here, by way of the lakes, of a sad catastrophe which happened on Lake Michigan, by which nearly two hundred human beings have been hurried into an untimely...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 8, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 8, 1847,   p.2 New Propeller - A propeller named the Western Miller, and alleged to be capable of stowing 4000 barrels, was launched at Toronto on the 4th inst. The Magnet - The steamer Magnet arrived here from below on Saturday evening, and was yesterday hauled out on the railway for the repair rendered...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 11, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 11, 1847,   p.3 IN BANKRUPTCY. Province of Canada, Midland District. William Power, of the Township of Kingston, Shipwright, and Thomas Collins, of Wolfe Island, Shipwright. Commission issued by Stafford F. Kirkpatrick, Esq., Judge of the District Court of the Midland District, dated the 6th of...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 15, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 15, 1847,   p.3 STEAMBOAT FOR SALE. The low pressure Steamer Island Queen, now lying in the harbor of Kingston, will be sold by Public Auction, on the 28th day of December, inst., unless previously disposed of by private sale. Sale at one o'clock, on board the vessel. Terms liberal. Private applications...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 18, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 18, 1847,   p.2 Our columns today contain a project for the establishment of a Steam-tug and Forwarding Company, whose operations shall be carried on between this city and Montreal. The plan proposed is deserving of deep attention, especially as it has for its object the preservation of the carrying ...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 22, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 22, 1847,   p.2 Welland Canal - We are happy to learn from St. Catharines, that the business on the Welland throughout the season has been brisk - that many new and handsome vessels have been added to the Lake trade, varying in size from two up to 400 tons - and that the tolls for the season have amounted to...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 24, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 24, 1847,   p.2 seal killed on St. John's Island, 9 miles below Kingston. ...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 29, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 29, 1847,   ... commutation money was paid in the following manner: Hon. John Hamilton 34 19 0 4 American Steamers, £10 each 40 0 0 Steamer Prince of Wales 7 10 0 Steamer Princess Victoria 7 10 0 Steamer Unicorn, part of season 5 0 0...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 1, 1848 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 1, 1848,   1848 KINGSTON CHRONICLE & NEWS (from originals at Queen's University Special Collections unless otherwise noted) p.3 In the Court of Bankruptcy for the Midland District. In the matter of Thomas Collins and William Power - Bankrupts. The Second General Meeting of the Creditors of the ...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1848 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1848,   p.2 THE ONTARIO is the name of a new steamer recently built at French Creek for the American Mail line on the lake. The Oswego Times furnishes the annexed description of her: "This vessel has been towed up from French Creek and now lies at the dock, foot of Seneca street, where she is ...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1848 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1848,   p.2 harbor covered in ice. p.3 GOVERNMENT NOTICE. STEAM BOAT TRANSPORT. On Lake Ontario, For the Year 1848. Sealed Tenders will be received at the Commissariat Office, Kingston, until noon, on Thursday, 3rd February, 1848, from any person or persons willing to enter into a Contract, ...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 19, 1848 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 19, 1848,   p.3 BANKRUPTCY SALE. Will be sold by Auction, on Wednesday next, the 26th instant, at the stone warehouse adjoining the railway, a quantity of articles belonging to the Bankrupt Estate of Sanderson & Murray, viz.: 20 Barge oars; 3 gaffs; 2 yards; 3 bundles frying pans; 10 pots; 8 do. ...
Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1848 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1848,   p.3 GOVERNMENT NOTICE. STEAMBOAT TRANSPORT. Sealed Tenders will be received at this Office until Noon on Monday, the 14th February next, for Transport By Steamboat during the season of navigation of 1848, of Troops, Government Passengers, Horses, and Stores, on the following routes: Toronto...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings