The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Aug. 9, 1828

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p.3 The Sir James Kempt Steam-boat - This boat, which was recently built at the village of Bath, under the superintendence of Captain Gildersleeve, was launched on Monday last. - and on Wednesday morning was brought in tow to this place by the Toronto. She is to ply between Prescott and the head of the Bay of Quinte. Her engine is 45 horsepower. She is handsomely fitted up for the accommodation of passengers, and is to be under the command of Captain Gilderslieve, formerly of the Charlotte, a gentleman well known for the urbanity of his manners, and his unremitting attention to the comforts of his passengers.

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Rick Neilson
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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Aug. 9, 1828