The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 26, 1838 
TextNewspapers    ... distanced the Great Britain. Given on board the Sir Robert Peel on the 21st May, 1838, during our 2nd trip in her. Alex. L. Montgomery, Lieut. Benjamin Sharp, Mate. C. Tailor. Charles Tonge, Lieut. J. H. Kerr. Henry B. Harkey. The above is a copy of a letter signed by six passengers who were...
Oswego County Whig (Oswego, NY), May 30, 1838 
TextNewspapers    ... for every day reference. (unsigned) Oswego, May 25, 1838 ...
Democratic Free Press (Detroit, MI), Wednesday, June 13, 1838, page 1 
TextNewspapers  Democratic Free Press (Detroit, MI), Wednesday, June 13, 1838, page 1page 1  ..., District Attorney To His Excellency, William L. Marcy, Dear Sir -- I have this moment received by express, from H. Davis, esq. , custom-house officer at French Creek, a letter, of which the following is a copy, and the information herein may be relied upon as correct: "Clayton, May 20, 1838...
Democratic Free Press (Detroit, MI), June 27, 1838 
TextNewspapers    ... FROM THE FRONTIER (Correspondence of the Albany Argus ) Watertown, June 13, 1838 Dear Sir -- We have nothing of importance in regard to the affairs of the frontier, save the fact just communicated to me, that this morning , while the steamer Oneida was passing Wells' Island, Johnson,* ......
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, January 3, 1838 
TextNewspapers    Since our first number was issued we have been in a state of excitement never before equaled in consequence of the threatening attitude assumed by the rebel blood-hounds and their associates, the loafers of Detroit. Ever since the dispersion of McKenzie and his brave, patriotic followers,...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, January 3, 1838 
TextNewspapers    Since our first number was issued we have been in a state of excitement never before equaled in consequence of the threatening attitude assumed by the rebel blood-hounds and their associates, the loafers of Detroit. Ever since the dispersion of McKenzie and his brave, patriotic followers,...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, October 9, 1838 
TextNewspapers    The Steam Boat CYNTHIA Burnt. -- On Saturday last the Steam Boat CYNTHIA, commanded by Capt. J. H. Hodson, when two miles this side of Amherstburgh, on her way to sandwich, was discovered to be on fire. So rapidly did the flames spread over the upper works, that it was deemed expedient to run...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, October 16, 1838 
TextNewspapers    The hermaphrodite schooner ' BROCK,' lost two of her guns during a little squall on Lake Huron, a short time ago, which, it appears, were not secured against such an emergency, doubtless, owing to the supposition by the salt water gentleman who commands the vessel, that fresh water is not ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, October 30, 1838 
TextNewspapers    Yesterday morning the schr. BROCK brought up from Amherstburgh, and landed at our wharf, the long nine-pounder, which was taken with the schooner ' ANN of Detroit,' two smaller guns, 200 stand of musket and accoutrements, and 20,000 rounds of ball cartridge. The BROCK left this the same...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), January 16, 1838 
TextNewspapers    The small steam boat Barcelona - about the size of the ill-fated Caroline - left our harbour this morning for Schlosser with the intention, we understand, of plying between this city and that region. - Buffalo Paper ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 15, 1838 
TextNewspapers    Late Navigation - January 29th the steam boat New England reached Buffalo from up the lake, and on the 27th the Robert Fulton arrived at Detroit from below. The Buffalo Journal on the 28th says the New England was unable to make the dock at Erie in consequence of the ice. The ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 22, 1838 
TextNewspapers    ...The Caroline was used by William Lyon Mackenzie to supply his rebel garrison on Navy Island in the Niagara River, just above Niagara Falls. It was seized in January, 1838 by the British, set on fire and sent blazing over Niagara Falls, although one report says that it burned and sank above them...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 1, 1838 
TextNewspapers    Niagara Ship Canal - The report of Mr. Grant , from the committee on roads and canals, with which the bill hitherto published by us, for the construction of a ship canal around Niagara Falls , was introduced in the House of Representatives, will be found on the first page of this paper....
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 1, 1838 
TextNewspapers    New York Legislature - On Tuesday, Mr. Ogden introduced a bill in relation to the Niagara Ship Canal - giving the general government the necessary authority to construct the work. ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 26, 1838 
TextNewspapers    We are glad to perceive activity that pervails on the Welland Canal . Several vessels have already arrived - understanding that the canal was in excellent repair. This they found on their arrival, to be correct, as they met with no obstacle in the prosecution of their voyage. Perhaps there is...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 5, 1838 
TextNewspapers    ..., this channel is now in complete readiness for immediate navigation. Geo Prescott , Sec'y Welland Canal Office St. Catharines , April 2, 1838 ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 5, 1838 
TextNewspapers    ... Presoctt , Sec'y Welland Canal Office, St.Catharines , April 3, 1838 ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 3, 1838 
TextNewspapers    .... Proper security will be required, for the due performance of the contract, by a specified time. Andrew Drew , Com'g Nav. Brigade Chippawa, April 25, 1838 ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., May 16, 1838 
TextNewspapers    'The Lake a Desert Waste of Waters.' - last evening the steamboat United States, on her trip up the lakes, had on board upwards of 400 passengers, 16 horses, and a large amount of freight. Trully the pressure was great. ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Aug. 8, 1838 
TextNewspapers    Fast Trip. - The schooner Hudson, Capt. Cornwell, belonging to Mr. T. Wyman of this village, arrived yesterday from Cleveland, having made the passage from that place in three days. She had a cargo of 4,000 bushels of wheat. ...

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Adelaide (Schooner) (1) Albany (Schooner) (1) Andrew Jackson (Steamboat) (1) Ann (Schooner) (1) Ann of Detroit (Schooner) (1) Anthony Wayne (Steamboat) (1) Badger (Lighter) (1) Baltimore (Schooner) (1) Barcelona (Steamboat) (1) Benjamin Barton (Schooner) (1) Black Hawk (Schooner) (1) Brigs (3) Brock (Schooner) (1) Buffalo (Steamboat) (3) Bunker Hill (Steamboat) (2) C. Deming (Schooner) (1) C. Towmsend (Steamboat) (1) Canal boats (3) Caroline (Schooner) (3) Caroline (steamboat) (1) Champlain (Steamboat) (3) Charles Crocker (Schooner) (1) Cheaspeake (Steamboat) (1) Chesapeake (steamboat) (2) Chicago (steamboat) (1) Cincinnati (Steamboat) (2) Citizen (Schooner) (1) Cleopatra (Schooner) (1) Cleveland (Schooner) (1) Cleveland (Steamboat) (2) Clyde (Schooner) (1) Colonel Benton (Schooner) (1) Colonel Crockett (Schooner) (1) Columbus (Steamboat) (1) Commerce (Steamboat) (1) Commodore O. H. Perry (Steamboat) (1) Commodore Perry (Steamboat) (3) Congress (Schooner) (1) Constellation (Steamboat) (2) Constitution (Steamboat) (3) Cynthia (Steamboat) (1) Cynthia McGregor (Steamboat) (1) Daniel Webster (Steamboat) (2) Dewitt Clinton (Steamboat) (2) Dexter (Schooner) (1) Dolphin (Schooner) (1) Eagle (Schooner) (1) Eclipse (Steamboat) (2) Edward Bancroft (Schooner) (1) Erie (Steamboat) (4) Essex (Schooner) (1) Fanny (Schooner) (1) G. C. Rand (Schooner) (1) G. H. McWhorter (Schooner) (1) Gazette (Schooner) (1) General Brady (Steamboat) (3) General Gratiot (Steamboat) (1) General Jackson (Steamboat) (2) General Porter (Steamboat) (2) General Thornton (Schooner) (1) General Vance (Steamboat) (1) General Wayne (Steamboat) (2) George Strong (Sloop) (1) George W. Dole (Steamboat) (1) George Washington (Steamboat) (3) Governor Marcy (Steamboat) (2) Great Western (Canal Boat) (1) Great Western (Steamboat) (2) Hamilton (Schooner) (1) Henry (Schooner) (1) Hiram (Schooner) (1) Holland (Canal boat) (2) J. H. Lyon (Schooner) (1) James Allen (Steamboat) (1) James Madison (Steamboat) (2) James Ruggles (Schooner) (1) Josephine (Schooner) (1) Juliet (Schooner) (1) Kentucky (Schooner) (1) L. Chicaloni (Schooner) (1) Lady of the Lake (Schooner) (1) Lafayette (Schooner) (1) Laporte (Schooner) (1) Lexington (Steamboat) (3) Macomb (Steamboat) (2) Manhattan (Brig) (2) Milwaukie (steamboat) (4) New England (Steamboat) (4) Osceola (steamboat) (2) Red Jacket (Steamboat) (2) Robert Fulton (Steamboat) (2) Rochester (steamboat) (3) Schooners (80) Ships (2) Steamboats (120) Superior (Ship) (2) United States (steamboat) (2) Vermillion (Steamboat) (3) W. F. P. Taylor (Steamboat) (2) Wisconsin (Steamboat) (2)
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