The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 4, 1838

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p.2 The Steam Boat Commodore Barrie - while at Oswego, a party of Americans searched the vessel looking for man involved in Caroline affair. [Oswego Comm. Herald]

p.S. - One o'clock, P.M. - The Great Britain is just in from Niagara, but brings no further news. A gentleman from Amherstburgh is passenger in her, and he says that all is quiet there. The Britain had 60 passengers, some of whom dined at Buffalo yesterday, and at Kingston today, and will take tea tomorrow in Montreal, from Buffalo to Montreal in a day and a half. This speaks volumes in favor of the Great Britain and the new line. [U.C. Herald]

The Sandwich Herald of Tuesday last says: "The steamboat General Macomb was stolen from a wharf at Detroit within a day or two, by the pirates who have for a long time infested that place, and are supposed to have proceeded up the lake, with the intention, it is thought, of landing somewhere in the vicinity of Goderich. Should they again fall into the hands of our Militia, we hope they will give them a dose of justice that will last them to all eternity. [Toronto Herald]

The steamer Cobourg left this city yesterday (Sunday) morning, having the 34th on board for Hamilton, and returned last evening bringing despatches.... [Toronto Herald]

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 4, 1838