The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 8, 1839


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p.3 A party of 3 warrant officers and 34 seamen of the Royal Navy, volunteers from the Victory, arrived on Wednesday last, via the Rideau Canal. to join the Naval force on the Lakes. They are destined , we understand, for Lake Erie.

Sir George's visit to Brockville soley the result of seizure of American schooner G.S. Weeks and cannon. [Brockville Statesman]

SCHOONER FOR SALE

BY AUCTION.

On Friday next the 14th inst. will be sold, as she now lies at the Marine Railway Company's wharf, the Schooner Margaret Miller, 120 Tons Measurement.

This excellent Vessel was built in the winter of 1835, and has only sailed for three seasons.

She has lately been fitted out by Capt. Henry Twohy, of the Steamboat Rideau, and is in complete order ready for sailing. She is well adapted for carrying Merchandize, Grain, or Lumber, and Port Holes have been put in her for the latter purpose.

Sale to take place on board of the Schooner, at 12 o'clock, noon, when the terms of payment will be made known. Hugh Calder, Kingston, 9th June, 1839.


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Date of Original:
June 8, 1839
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KN.1567
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 8, 1839