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  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 30, 1840
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    p.3 Steam Boat William IV - We are credibly informed that the sale of the above boat, as advertised to be sold by public auction on the 22nd inst. at Prescott, took place accordingly, and that A. Jones Esq., one of the largest proprietors, was the purchaser.

    It is ...

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    p.3 Steam Boat William IV - We are credibly informed that the sale of the above boat, as advertised to be sold by public auction on the 22nd inst. ...

  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 26, 1840
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  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 23, 1840
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  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 12, 1840
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    p.3 We learn that on Tuesday last, Mr Weeks, late of French Creek, Ship Builder, went down to Prescott on board the Albion, with from 50 to 70 hands, for the purpose of commencing operations in the line of his business, on a piece of land recently purchased, at ...

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    p.3 We learn that on Tuesday last, Mr Weeks, late of French Creek, Ship Builder, went down to Prescott on board the Albion, with from 50 to 70 hands, ...

  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 9, 1840
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    p.2 Wm. L. Mackenzie - complaint that people planned to take him by force to Toronto on steamer Gore, for the reward of £1,000 offered for him by the British Government. [Com. Advertiser]

    p.3 The Government Contract for carrying the Mail by steam from ...

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    p.2 Wm. L. Mackenzie - complaint that people planned to take him by force to Toronto on steamer Gore, for the reward of £1,000 offered for him by the ...

  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 5, 1840
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    p.2 It appears by the Canadian papers that the British Government have directed the purchase of the stock held by individuals in the Welland Canal and authorized the enlargement of the work to a steam boat canal. This movement will be of vast importance to Oswego, & ...

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    p.2 It appears by the Canadian papers that the British Government have directed the purchase of the stock held by individuals in the Welland Canal and authorized the enlargement ...

  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 2, 1840
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    p.2 Daring Intrepidity - man crosses Lake Huron from Michigan to Goderich in open canoe (70 miles in 9 hours). [Canada Inquirer]

    The Close of the Navigation - The navigation of the Rideau Canal is closed for the season - the water being let off several days since. We learn ...

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    p.2 Daring Intrepidity - man crosses Lake Huron from Michigan to Goderich in open canoe (70 miles in 9 hours). [Canada Inquirer]

    The Close of the Navigation - The navigation ...

  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 28, 1840
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    p.3 The report of an attempt by the Patriot loafters at Rochester, to burn the Gore is contradicted on the authority of Capt. Dick. [British Colonist]

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    p.3 The report of an attempt by the Patriot loafters at Rochester, to burn the Gore is contradicted on the authority of Capt. Dick. [British Colonist]

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  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 25, 1840
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  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 21, 1840
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    p.2 Armed Steamcraft for the Lakes - A correspondent of the Cleveland Herald, writing from Chippewa, U.C. says:-

    I have been permitted to visit Her Majesty's steamer building at this place. She is called the Minos, in honour of the first King of Crete, who, according to ...

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    p.2 Armed Steamcraft for the Lakes - A correspondent of the Cleveland Herald, writing from Chippewa, U.C. says:-

    I have been permitted to visit Her Majesty's steamer building at ...

  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 17, 1840
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    p.1 use of iron lower deck beams in ship built on South Shore.

    p.2 Her Majesty's new Steamer Minos, recently built at Chippewa, has received her machinery and proceeded up Lake Erie a few days since, on her trial trip. She is very strongly built and goes at ...

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    p.1 use of iron lower deck beams in ship built on South Shore.

    p.2 Her Majesty's new Steamer Minos, recently built at Chippewa, has received her machinery and proceeded ...

  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 14, 1840
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  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 11, 1840
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  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 7, 1840
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    Gale On Lake Huron and Providential Escape of 150 Persons.

    [Buffalo Commercial]

    By passengers who came in the Great Western last night, we learn that a heavy gale has been raging on Lake Huron for several days, doing much damage ...

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    Gale On Lake Huron and Providential Escape of 150 Persons.

    [Buffalo Commercial]

    By passengers who came in the Great Western last night, we learn that a heavy gale has ...

  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 4, 1840
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    p.3 Melancholy Catastrophe - By a gentleman from Consecon, we learn that on Monday the 26th ult., seven persons went to fish on the fishing ground bordering on Weller's Bay, near Presqu' Isle; three of them were intoxicated when they left the shore, and they had a jug of ...

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    p.3 Melancholy Catastrophe - By a gentleman from Consecon, we learn that on Monday the 26th ult., seven persons went to fish on the fishing ground bordering on Weller's ...

  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 31, 1840
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    p.2 Home District Assizes - Bethune Vs Hamilton, a verdict for the Plaintiff was given for £575, for breach of contract, in placing the Henry Gildersleeve Steamer on the route of the Britannia, to and from Hamilton and Toronto. [Hamilton Gazette]

    The Henry Gildersleeve - We ...

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    p.2 Home District Assizes - Bethune Vs Hamilton, a verdict for the Plaintiff was given for £575, for breach of contract, in placing the Henry Gildersleeve Steamer on the ...

  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 21, 1840
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    p.3 An editorial suggesting that the Kingston Marine Railway Company build a long Pier and Lighthouse at Mississauga Pt. to protect the harbour from southerly gales; the monies now collected from ships entering harbour could be used to pay for it.

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    p.3 An editorial suggesting that the Kingston Marine Railway Company build a long Pier and Lighthouse at Mississauga Pt. to protect the harbour from southerly gales; the monies now ...

  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 14, 1840
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    p.2 Steam-boat Accident - We regret to learn by the Toronto papers, that as the beautiful steamer Henry Gildersleeve was about leaving the Toronto Harbour on the 8th inst, on her usual route to Hamilton, her boiler exploded, and 2 men were severely scalded.

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    p.2 Steam-boat Accident - We regret to learn by the Toronto papers, that as the beautiful steamer Henry Gildersleeve was about leaving the Toronto Harbour on the 8th inst, ...

  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 10, 1840
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    p.3 Married - At St. Peter's Church, Cornwall, on Monday the 5th inst., by the Rev. Edward Denroche, Mr. George Easton, of the firm of Matthie, Easton & Co., Brockville, to Isabella, Eldest Daughter of George Crawford, Esq., of Cornwall.

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    p.3 Married - At St. Peter's Church, Cornwall, on Monday the 5th inst., by the Rev. Edward Denroche, Mr. George Easton, of the firm of Matthie, Easton & Co., ...

  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 7, 1840
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    p.3 The weather has been very stormy during the past week. The steamer Commodore Barrie left Toronto last Wednesday evening, and after proceeding about 70 miles down the Lake had to put back again to Toronto. On Friday the Cobourg left the same port on her downward trip, ...

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    p.3 The weather has been very stormy during the past week. The steamer Commodore Barrie left Toronto last Wednesday evening, and after proceeding about 70 miles down the Lake ...

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