The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 11, 1840

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p.2 On Tuesday last a new steamboat, built for the Honourable John Hamilton, was launched in gallant style from the works of the Niagara Harbour and Dock Company, amid the loud hurrahs of a large assemblage of spectators. She was christened the Niagara, is intended to run between Toronto and Oswego, touching at Cobourg and Port Hope, and will be commanded by Captain Sutherland, late of the Traveller. The Niagara will be propelled by one engine of 80 h.p.; she is 140 feet in length, 24 feet beams, 50 feet over all, and is to be ready for business by the first of next June. [Niagara Paper]

p.3 Notice - A General Meeting of the Shareholders of the Kingston Marine Railway Company, will be holden at their office, on Monday next the 13th inst. at 9 o'clock A.M., to examine the state of accounts for the past year and declare a balance.

Kingston, 11th Jan., 1840

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 11, 1840