The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 8, 1838

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p.1 Serious and Extraordinary Accident - got arm caught in flywheel on board Rice Lake steamer Newcastle. [Cobourg Star]

Quick Despatch - a raft of red and white pine took 9 days from Ottawa to Quebec when the average is 21 days. [Bytown Gazette]

p.2 His Excellency Lieut. Gen. Sir John Colborne arrived last night in the steam boat Queen Victoria, in 16 hours from Niagara.... The Queen Victoria is a handsome new boat, sail-rigged, and was launched on the Coronation Day. There were 9 steam-boats in harbour this morning.


By Private Bargain.

The well-known Schooner Tam O'Shanter, about 35 tons burden, with sails and rigging complete, having undergone a thorough repair this spring. She is well adapted for carrying Wheat or other grain in bulk - being well lined, etc. For further particulars, apply at the Chronicle Office, or to H.N. Stock, at J. J. Miller & Co.'s, Picton.

This Vessel is at present employed carrying freight from the different places on the Bay to Kingston, etc.

Picton, 7th August, 1838.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 8, 1838