The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), April 11, 1823

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p.3 The main Channel of the St. Lawrence is now free, from Kingston downwards, - but some ice yet remains in the harbour. - The Bay of Quinte is still blocked up. "The busy note of preparation" which we hear on board the Schooners proclaims an immediate commencement of the navigation.

The Erie Canal - statistics; boats at present used are of the kind called Durham Boats, but others, built specially for the canal are preferable and coming into use. [American paper]

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Rick Neilson
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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), April 11, 1823