... and seamen multiplied upon the lakes.
And as Capt. Beard was my first captain, I may be allowed to give some account of the incidents connected with that pioneer voyage. We sailed from the port of Black Rock one of the last days of May, bound for Cleveland, Ohio, or rather we were towed up the rapids (by
years. I therefore endeavored to convert all of my means
into cash, and I accomplished it to my entire satisfaction.
I found, after eleven years of toil and exposure, not only
"on the seas," but " beneath the seas," I had " laid by
sum of seven thousand...
... Wayne and the Indians, close to the new fort on
the Miami, and he writes to
Brant that he is about to
proceed in person to the scene of action "by
the first vessel." On the 30th of
September he is there ; and on the 10th of October following, he is attending a
Council of Chiefs in company...
... citizens during the hot months. Prompt encouragement should be given (by
the purchase of tickets) to an enterprise so laudable and useful.
This line was not well patronized, and soon ceased. Three years later the papers gave this notice of a new effort of the same character:
JEFFERSON AVENUE LINE...
1884 Sections of the book that cover the Chicago harbour
1896 The chapters of this classic local history that deal with Toronto harbour as well as the shipping lines that ran to it. Lines included the Royal Mail Line of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company, the Niagara Navigation Company and the Hamilton Steamboat Compay.
... initiated the tyros of the fur trade into the mysteries of their
craft, by plunging them into the water-fall that dashes over the rocks near by
a northern parody on 'crossing-the-line.'
Arch Rock, Presque Isle"The
Silver Cascade falls from an overhanging cliff one hundred and seventy...
... York State. Early Passenger Men and Ways 119
Chap. XII.-First Railways to Lewiston. Expansion Required. The Renown of the Let-Her-B. A Critic of Plimsoll 134
Chap. XIII.-Winter and Whisky in Scotland. Rail Arrives at Lewiston Dock. How Cibola got Her Name. On the U. E. Loyalist Route. Ongiara...
1983 This is essentially the thesis that was submitted to the Department of History at Queen's University for the degree of Masters of Arts in 1983. Chapter 5 is slightly revised based on the minor revisions in its published form as "The Canadian Navigation Company, 1861-1875" FreshWater, v. 1, n. 1...
... the movement of goods and people bound for ports on the Great Lakes. At the insistence of Colonel By
, the engineer in charge of its construction, the canal dimensions had been expanded to accommodate the small paddlewheel steamboats of the day. Unfortunately, another military department involved in improving...