The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 11, 1838

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p.2 Steamboat on Lake Erie - In pursuance of instructions from the War Department, the steamboat Erie, burthen of nearly 150 tons, has been chartered for the service of the United States, upon this lake. The Boat is to be placed under the direction of an officer to be detailed for that service by Major Young, in command of the United States forces stationed at this point. She will, however, be sailed by her captain and crew as before...

p.3 Capt. Clarke, of the schooner Erie and Ontario now in port, reports about conditions at Amherstburg.

Yesterday a part of the 43rd Regiment, some Sappers and Miners, and Officers belonging to severa Regiments in this Province, came up from Bytown in the steamboat Cataraqui.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 11, 1838