The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), April 6, 1842

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p.2 Naval Rendezvous at Buffalo - The Navy Department has directed Commander Stephen Camplin to open a rendezvous at Buffalo, for the enlistment of seamen, ordinary seamen, landsmen and boys, for the Naval service. He has also been authorized to charter a vessel, to be used as a receiving vessel, and it is understood that the steamboat Monroe has been selected for the purpose. In addition to Commander Camplin, Lieut. Cravan has been appointed to the command of the receiving vessel; Lieut. J.W. Swift, and Master T. Brownell have been ordered to the same rendezvous. Others will be speedily ordered to make up the complement. [N.Y. Com. Adv.]

We learn that Messrs. Sanderson & Murray have leased for a term of years the spacious fireproof warehouse recently erected by the Kingston Marine Railway Company.


Office of Kingston Marine Railway Company, 4th April, 1842.

At a meeting of the Stockholders of the Kingston Marine Railway Company held at their Office this day, pursuant to public notice, the accounts for the past year having been submitted and approved,

John Counter,

Thos. Kirkpatrick,

Henry Gildersleeve,

Chas. W. Jenkins, and

Charles Hales, Esquires,

were elected Directors for the ensuing year.

At a meeting of the Board of Directors held immediately afterwards,

Henry Gildersleeve, Esq., was re-elected President, and

Chas. W. Jenkins, Secretary.

Notice - An instalment of ten percent on the Capital Stock of the Company remaining unpaid is hereby called in, and is payable at the Office of the Company on or before Saturday the 7th day of May next.

(Signed,) Chas. W. Jenkins, Secretary.

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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), April 6, 1842