The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 13, 1840

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p.1 Thomas Greene, John Counter and Charles W. Jenkins involved in dispute; demand notes were burnt on the Sir Robert Peel. (4 columns)

The Lock and Dam at St. Anne's rapids is now about commencing. This work is, we learn, to be carried on under the direction of an Officer of the Royal Engineers - the expense to be defrayed by the Province. As this arrangement has been made for the purpose of giving employment to emigrants on their arrival in the province, Stone Cutters, builders and labourers will do well to bend their course up the Ottawa River when from these works they will meet with every encouragement. [Bytown Gazette]

p.2 Internal Improvements - on subject of St. Lawrence and Welland Canals; compares American, and Canadian freight rates (4 columns).

Outrage upon the Great Britain - further particulars. [Oswego Palladium]

Another Fire - This morning about four o'clock, as the small steamer commonly called The Little Puffer, plying between Kingston and Napanee, was lying at Fraser's Wharf, she was discovered to be on fire; fortunately, the Oneida, American Steamer, appearing about this time in the harbour, dragged the little vessel into the channel out of harm's way, and where she burnt to the water's edge.

We understand that if the Oneida had not arrived so opportunely, some schooners would probably have been destroyed, and the new stores of Messrs. Macpherson & Crane would have been considerably endangered.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 13, 1840