The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 4, 1839

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p.2 Report and Resolutions - on the subject of the Tolls collected on the Rideau Canal - as presented to the House of Assembly.

p.3 The United States Steamer - a letter from Capt. Van Cleve, who was in command at the time, about its role in the raid at Prescott, and denying his involvement; the letter also says that 2 of the owners, Crocker and Wright, knew of Patriots' purpose for using boat.

Disgraceful Outrage - American schooner Stephen Girard had colors taken by militia, and captain was threatened at locks. [St. Catharines Journal, 27th]

Found on the 24th, in Lake Ontario, 2 barrels of pork, by Sam W. Carson and Rob't Miller, Marysburgh.



One Hundred and Twenty Tons Measurement, now lying at the Marine Railway Company's Wharf in this place. This excellent vessel was built in the Winter of 1835, and has only sailed two summers. She was lately fitted out by Capt. Henry Towey, of the Steamer Rideau, and is now in complete order, ready for sailing.

Any information concerning the Vessel can be had of Mr. L. Shea, Master Builder at the Marine Railway, or of the Subscriber, to whom application is to be made for terms of payment. Hugh Calder, Kingston, May 3rd, 1839.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 4, 1839