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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), August 20, 1831, page 2 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), August 20, 1831, page 2page 2  A new Boat is also to be placed on Lake Erie by a British company; she will be the first boat owned in Canada on the Lake, those at present navigating it belonging exclusively to the American side. The engine of the Alciope , plying on Lake Ontario , and belonging to Robert Hamilton , ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 23, 1832, page 2 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 23, 1832, page 2page 2  New Steam Boat Queen Adelaide - The new steam boat built by Robert Hamilton , Esq., and other gentlemen to ply between Chippewa and Amherstburg , on the British coast of Lake Erie was launched on Saturday last [June 9] and will commence her regular trips shortly. - York Courier . ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 29, 1833, page 1-2 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 29, 1833, page 1-2page 1-2  Travelling To And In Upper Canada [Part Only] The Adelaide , the property of Robert Hamilton, Esq., is the first British Steamer that ever plied on Lake Erie . The engine, formerly in the Alciope , has been fitted into the Adelaide , which is a perfectly new boat, having accommodations...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 29, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 29, 1833,   1833 CHRONICLE & GAZETTE AND WEEKLY COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER. (available on microfilm at Kingston Frontenac Public Library and Queen's University - Stauffer Library, unless otherwise indicated) Vol. XV No. 1 p.1 TRAVELLING TO AND IN UPPER CANADA. The new arrangement of the Upper Canada ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 6, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 6, 1833,   p.1 Canada - The Rideau Canal - details by a resident of the Canadas, who defends Col. By. [Correspondent of the London Sun] p.2 Welland Canal - At a meeting of the Stockholders of the Welland Canal Company, on the 6th inst., the following gentlemen were chosen Directors, viz.: Wm. H. Merritt,...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 13, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 13, 1833,   p.2 Welland Canal - A letter to the Directors of the Welland Canal Company, written by Hon. Mr. Chief Justice Robinson, in which he congratulates them in completing the canal. The arrival of the steam-boat Rideau last Sunday from Bytown may be hailed as an earnest of the great advantages to be...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 20, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 20, 1833,   p.2 New Steamer - To the enterprise and public spirit of Messrs. M'Gregor and Van Allan, we are indebted for another new and beautiful Steamboat, the Thames. She arrived at our wharf on Sunday the 23rd ultimo, from Cleveland, where she had gone to receive her engine. She is 112 feet on deck, 17...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 27, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 27, 1833,   p.2 Welland Canal - letter from Directors of Welland Canal Company in reply to Chief Justice Robinson's congratulatory letter earlier printed. The Thames - again described, similar to earlier paragraph. [Montreal Gazette] The Cornwall Observer notices that Mr. Wright of New York, the Engineer...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1833,   p.2 Welland Canal - returns for May and June shows a large amount of business. [Niagara Reporter] The anticipation of her success, which the fine appearance of the steam-boat St. George had given rise to, have been fully confirmed by the result of her first trip from this port to Prescott. She...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 10, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 10, 1833,   p.2 The quickest trip ever made, from Montreal to Prescott - A loaded batteau, in charge of Joe Fecheau, belonging to Messrs. Crane, Hooker, M'Cutcheon & Co. of this place, left Lachine on Thursday morning last and arrived here on Saturday about three o'clock in the afternoon, making the ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 17, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 17, 1833,   p.2 The Canal - The Commissioners met at Prescott on Saturday last, the Engineers submitted the different routes surveyed by them, and we understand they have made choice of the river line as the most facilitory, from the head of the Long Sault to Potash point, where it is to terminate. It is...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 24, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 24, 1833,   p.2 Port Burwell - The Pier at this place is now in successful progress, and the friends of the harbour anticipate that the labors of the company will be crowned with success, so as to admit Vessels this Autumn, into the River under the protection of the Piers. Two hundred feet are now extended...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 31, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 31, 1833,   p.2 His Excellency Lord Aylmer arrives by steam boat Britannia at Commodore's Wharf, salute fired by H.M. schooner Cockburn. p.3 Mr. Parker's new steam-boat Kingston, having undergone repairs which have entirely changed her progress in the water, and made her secure and steady, left ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 7, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 7, 1833,   p.2 Navigation of the St. Lawrence - editorial. [Niagara Gleaner] The Brockville - The new steamer Brockville, intended to ply between this place and the Head of the Long Sault, was on Wednesday, launched into her destined element. Everything having been in preparation, when the hour arrived a...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 14, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 14, 1833,   p.1 Horse Boat - A neat little boat came into this port last evening, propelled by one horse, built and owned by Mr. John Meltimore, of Fort Covington. She is to proceed to Massena Point this morning, in order to sell it to two gentlemen in that place, for the purpose of establishing a regular ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 21, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 21, 1833,   p.1 Lake Ontario - a poem [American Monthly Magazine for September] p.2 Rideau Canal - editorial on need for change in tariffs. Interval Improvements - a meeting held at Peterborough to discuss improving the Trent River; consideration being given to making a cut across from the Bay of Quinte to...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 28, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 28, 1833,   p.2 The Steamer Constitution - This beautiful new boat left our wharves this morning on her first trip for Prescott, via Niagara, and the intermediate Ports. There is no handsomer model on the lake than that of the Constitution; nor is there one which is more conveniently and genteelly arranged...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 5, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 5, 1833,   p.1 The Rideau Settlement - the money used to build Rideau Canal would have given greater benefits had it been used to improve St. Lawrence - signed Viator. [Cobourg Reformer] p.2 The Sale of Mr. Archibald McDonell's Property closed yesterday. The schooners, durham boats, and other effects...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 12, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 12, 1833,   p.2 The increase of trade and population in Prescott, since the year 1815, surpasses any idea that can be entertained by those not actually acquainted with its increasing and promising importance. In looking back to 1815, we find that the largest vessel employed at that period, for the ...
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 19, 1833 
TextNewspapers  Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 19, 1833,   p.3 a notice has been posted along the entire length of Rideau Canal that it will be closed for the season on Oct 20th for repairs - will cause much inconvenience and loss to business community. [Canadian Courant] Capt. Gildersleeve saves person from drowning, the third person he has saved...
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