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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Sept. 26, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Sept. 26, 1837,   p.3 The Foundry at Cornwall belonging to Mr. Cadwell, and occupied by Mr. Wilkinson a contractor for the lock-gates of the St. Lawrence Canal, were destroyed by fire on the morniing of the 16th inst. No insurance. Mr. Cadwell's loss about £250, and Mr. Wilkinson's nearly the same. ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Oct. 3, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Oct. 3, 1837,   p.3 MARINE RAILWAY, Niagara U.C. The following are the rates charged for hauling Vessels on the Railway - Viz; Steam Boats - One shilling, cur'cy, per ton. - Forty-eight hours allowed the Boat from the time she touches the Cradle until she leaves it. The charge for remaining on the Railway...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1837,   p.2 Last Thursday night the wind blew a gale from the south, and about two o'clock on Friday morning a furious squall came suddenly down and caused considerable damage in our harbour. The Steam Boat Bytown was lying at Mr. Counter's Wharf, loaded ready for starting in the morning, and a ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Oct. 31, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Oct. 31, 1837,   p.3 Meeting held at Peterboro to establish steam boat on the lakes north of that town. [Cobourg Star] ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 14, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 14, 1837,   p.3 The Steam Boat United States was taken on the Marine Railway today. When the American boats leave their own rail-ways and come to ours, we may fairly infer that the latter excel the former. ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 21, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 21, 1837,   p.3 The navigation of the Rideau Canal will close this week. The Bytown and Margaret are laid up, and the other Boats now down are expected back in a day or two, and they will then be laid up for the winter. The weather is so open and mild that the Boats might run another trip, but as the...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 28, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 28, 1837,   p.3 The harbour is still open. Most of the Lake boats are laid up for the winter, the Great Britain, Barrie, and the Cobourg are now. The Bay boats are running still, but can only reach about half way to Belleville. ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Dec. 19, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Dec. 19, 1837,   p.3 On Saturday night the Schooner Washington arrived at this Port from Sackets Harbour, laden with pork, flour and salt... harbour is open to the bridge. ...
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Dec. 26, 1837 
TextNewspapers  Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Dec. 26, 1837,   p.3 The Steam Boat Traveller left this port yesterday forenoon for Prescott, to bring up 2 companies of the 24th Regiment... harbour is still open. SHERIFF'S SALE. In the King's Bench WILL BE SOLD at the Court House in the Town of Kingston, on Saturday the 24th day of February next, the...
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,   p.3 Queens Volunteer Marine Artillery, under command of Captain Harper, R.N., inspected by Lieut. Colonel Bonnycastle, commanding the Militia at Kingston. [Chronicle & Gazette] more on capture and burning of Caroline. The steamboat Dolphin brought up from Prescott last week, 5 companies of ...
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,   p.1 Schedule of Title of Bills, Passed During the 3rd Session, 12th Prov. Parliament, 1st Victoria, 1837-8: -An Act to incorporate sundry persons under the name of the Kingston Marine Railway Company. -An Act to incorporate certain persons under the style and title of the Bond Head Harbour Co. ...
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...
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