The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), March 1, 1837

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p.2 Provincial Parliament - Lighthouses - The House of Assembly has granted £3,500 for 5 lighthouses, as follows: one at Presque Isle, £,1000; one at the mouth of the Thames on Lake Erie £,1000; one at Port Colborne £500; one at Oakville £500 and one at Port Burwell £500.

p.3 The steam boat Kingston was sold yesterday agreeably to advertisement, that is to say 153 shares were purchased by Captain Trowbridge, of Oswego, at the rate of £13 per share, and the remaining 53 shares were retained by the original stockholders. It is mentioned that the Kingston will be taken to Lake Erie, in the spring, through the Welland Canal, and will be employed in the trade of the upper country.

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Rick Neilson
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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), March 1, 1837