The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Oswego Herald (Oswego, NY), May 25, 1840 
TextNewspapers    Travel and State of Trade. - Our harbor presents an animating scene by the almost constant arrival and departure of steam vessels and other craft. The steamboat Great Britain has taken her place in the daily line between this and Lewiston. Besides the American boats that ply daily between this...
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 30, 1840 
TextNewspapers    ... with the products of the West - no schooner of less than 100 tons. A comparative statement of tolls received from the opening of the canal to the 30th of April, in 1839 and 1840, shows an increase this year over last, of about $750. ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, January 16, 1840 
TextNewspapers    On Tuesday last a new steamboat, built for the Hon. John Hamilton, was launched in gallant style from the works of the Niagara Harbour and Dock Company, amid the loud hurrahs of a large assemblage of spectators. She was christened the NIAGARA , is intended to run between Toronto and Oswego,...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, February 29, 1840 
TextNewspapers    (From the Toronto Patriot.) INDEMNIFICATION FOR LOSSES. The House on the motion of Col. Prince, went into a committee of the whole for granting a sum sufficient to indemnify persons from losses, and to pay all demands arising out of the late rebellion and invasion of this country.... The ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 8, 1840 
TextNewspapers    "The Ontario" - This is the name of a steam boat which was built at Prescott last summer by that enterprising gentleman, the Hon. John Hamilton, by whom she is intended to navigate the Saint Lawrence, from Kingston to the Cedars, in Lower Canada, surmounting the rapids of the Long Sault, ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 2, 1840 
TextNewspapers    We understand that the Hon. John Hamilton's new steam boat, the Ontario, intended to overcome the rapids of the Long Sault, was tried last week between Niagara and Queenston, and ran the distance, 14 miles there and back, in 43 minutes. She went up in 19 1/2 minutes. It is fully expected that...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 9, 1840 
TextNewspapers    The Ontario. - The new steam boat, Ontario, made an experimental trip from Niagara to Toronto on Saturday. The day was unfavourable, the lake being rough; and notwithstanding that the supply of wood on board was insufficient for the passage, she performed the distance in two hours and ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 22, 1840 
TextNewspapers    Steam Boat "Ontario". - We are truly concerned to announce the serious accident which this fine vessel has met with. The Ontario left this port, on Wednesday morning early, on her way to Prescott, previous to undertaking the descent of the rapids of the St. Lawrence. When about forty miles on...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 8, 1840 
TextNewspapers    ... Steamboat Accidents And Loss Of Life - According to a table in the American Almanack, for 1840, it appears that the number of lives lost, from 1816 to 1833, inclusive, is 1676. The number of wounded is 443. 99 of the accidents were by explosions and collapses; 23 by fire; 25 by wreck from ......
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 27, 1840 
TextNewspapers    .... George Prescott, Sec'y Welland Canal Office St.Catharines 22nd February, 1840 ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 19, 1840 
TextNewspapers    ... swearing will be punished with the utmost rigour of the law. Masters of vessels will be required to pay the full amount of tolls on their cargoes, before they can receive a clearance, or be permitted to pass through the canal. W. B. Robinson, Agent W.C.Co. St.Catharines, U.C., 4th March, 1840 ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 19, 1840 
TextNewspapers    ... for the ensuring year. John Jackson, secretary Office of the Grand River Navigation Company Seneca, Grand River, 23d March, 1840 ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 22, 1840 
TextNewspapers    John Willson was shortly afterwards removed from the board because he voted for Merritt for president instead of John Simcoe Macaulay.
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 30, 1840 
TextNewspapers    ... Welland Canal Marine List Vessels cleared at Port Dalhousie upward bound, from 2d to 20th April, 1840 April Name From Bound To 2 Massachusetts Younstown St.Catharines John Dougall Kingston Sandwich 9 Cleveland Oswego Cleveland 10 Tom ......
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 7, 1840 
TextNewspapers    ... Welland Canal Marine List Vessels cleared at Port Dalhousie from the 20th April to 5th May, 1840 April Name From Bound To Upwards 21 Winnebago Oswego Cleveland Union Kingston do Detroit Oswego do 22 Madison Clayton do Hudson Oswego ......
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), January 23, 1840 
TextNewspapers    Shipwreck On Lake Erie - The Buffalo Republican says the facts concerning the shipwreck of the Neptune, at Michigan City, are far more terrible than had been reported. Eleven passengers were drowned in the vessel, besides the crew, consisting of eight persons, three of whom perished on board,...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 8, 1840 
TextNewspapers    The schooner Victor, of Buffalo, is supposed to have been lost on Lake Erie, about the last of Nov. with all on board. ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 23, 1840 
TextNewspapers    Welland Canal Election - The annual election of directors of this corporation, for the ensuing year, was held at the company`s office, in this village, on the 6th inst., when the following named gentlemen were duly returned, by the stockholders - viz: Wm. Hamilton Merritt, Esq. of St. ...
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 26, 1840 
TextNewspapers    ... 40 Mile Creek Harbour Grimsby, March 26, 1840 Publick Notice is hereby given that a general meeting of the stockholders of the "Grimsby Harbour Company", will be held at Udell's Tavern, in the village, on Monday the eleventh of May next, at 12 o'clock, noon, for the purpose of electing ......
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 26, 1840 
TextNewspapers    ..., on the second Monday in May next, at 10 o'clock, A.M.. James W.O. Clark, Pres't & Sec'y Louth, March 26, 1840 ...

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