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Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), 10 Jan 1827, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), 10 Jan 1827, page 3page 3  First Boat A meeting of the native inhabitants of St.Catharines and its vicinity, and all others who feel an interest in the proposed undertaking, is requested at Mr. Dyer's Merchant Exchange, in this village, on Saturday evening next [January 13], to take into consideration the expediency of,...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), January 17, 1827, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), January 17, 1827, page 3page 3  Another Canal Boat Notice is hereby given, that a Meeting of the friends of the Welland Canal, will be held at the Merchants' Exchange, in this Village, on the evening of Monday the 22d inst. for the purpose of taking into consideration the expediency of building a Packet Boat, to run between...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), January 10, 1827, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), January 10, 1827, page 3page 3  First Boat A meeting of the native inhabitants of St. Catharines and its vicinity, and all others who feel an interest in the proposed undertaking, is requested at Mr. Dyer 's Merchant Exchange, in this village, on Saturday evening next [January 13], to take into consideration the...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), January 17, 1827, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), January 17, 1827, page 3page 3  Another Canal Boat Notice is hereby given, that a Meeting of the friends of the Welland Canal , will be held at the Merchants' Exchange, in this Village, on the evening of Monday the 22d inst. for the purpose of taking into consideration the expediency of building a Packet Boat, to run...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), August 1, 1827 
TextNewspapers    New Ferry Boat - The horse boat that has for some time been fitting up for the ferry between this town and Youngstown, is now in full operation, and will be much safer, and more comfortable for both man and horse to pass the river, than the former method by boats and scow.- The road up the...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), August 29, 1827 
TextNewspapers    From The Black Rock Gazette Improvement In Crossing The Niagara - We noticed last year, with much pleasure, the establishment of the horse ferry boat Cossack, to ply between this harbour and Waterloo, U.C.. This was accomplished by the publick spirit of Messrs. Fraser, Brace, and Still - thus...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), August 29, 1827 
TextNewspapers    An Old Resident Found - A boat resembling a common Durham boat; was sometime since found in the Pymatuning swamp between this place (Mercer) and lake Erie. One end of it was near the surface, and the other was several feet deep in the mud, and a tree about two feet over, growing on top of it....
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), September 26, 1827 
TextNewspapers    Fire - On the morning of the 15th inst., we were aroused from our slumbers with the cry that there was a vessel on fire in the river; it turned out to be the Frontenack, which was drifting down the river on fire. Fortunately she was met near the bar by the steam-boat Niagara, Capt. Mosier, who...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), October 3, 1827 
TextNewspapers    The Messrs. Hamiltons, proprietors of the steam-boat Frontenac, have offered a reward of #100 for the discovery of the persons who got fire to that vessel some time ago. - The Frontenac after being fired, was loosed from her moorings, and had drifted some distance into the lake when she was met...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), October 10, 1827 
TextNewspapers    Welland Canal From various causes, the principal of which were the Niagara Falls exhibition on the 8th ult. and the execution of M'Cal the Monday following, which drew the attention of many of the hands from the work, the excavation of the Deep Cut has not progressed as rapidily for the last ...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), October 10, 1827 
TextNewspapers    Cranberry Marsh A great number of "proposals" were received by the directors, on the day appointed (4th inst.) For clearing, grubbing and excavating this grand division of the Welland Canal. The successful competitors were, for excavating from sections No 8 to 15, Messrs. Martindale M'Mahon,...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), October 17, 1827 
TextNewspapers    From the hasty and careless manner in which we noticed the letting of the Cranberry marsh last week, we find that in some instances a misapprehension of our precise meaning has been imbibed. We, therefore, now wish to clearly to state, that a few sections of the ditch only, which pass through the...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), October 24, 1827 
TextNewspapers    For several days past we have had a continued storm of rain, and some hail, which has been productive of considerable damage, and detention of vessels and steam-boats on lake Ontario. The fine schooner Telegraph, owned by Wm. Chisholm, Esq., of Nelson, we learn, lies under water, at the...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), April 23, 1828, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), April 23, 1828, page 3page 3  * one date may be in error
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), April 23, 1828, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), April 23, 1828, page 3page 3  * one date may be in error
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), February 4, 1829, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), February 4, 1829, page 3page 3  New Schooner. - Another fine vessel is now on the stocks at the lower end of our village, intended for the lake and canal naviagation, and to be ready for sailing early the ensuing spring. It is erecting on the same spot where the schooner Welland Canal was constructed last year, and by the ...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), April 15, 1829, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), April 15, 1829, page 3page 3  On Tuesday last [April 14], at half past 2 P.M., the elegant schooner Peacock, 60 tons burthen, was launched from the stocks, (on the same spot where the Welland Canal was built last season, at the foot of our village) into a basin in the 12 mile creek, formed by the construction of the canal....
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), April 29, 1829, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), April 29, 1829, page 3page 3  The new schooner Peacock, partly laden, was towed from the lower lock to the harbour, on Monday last [April 27], a distance of 3 miles, in 1 hour and 5 minutes. A few gentlemen and ladies went down for the purpose of taking an excursion on the lake, but were disappointed in consequence of a dead...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), May 13, 1829, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), May 13, 1829, page 3page 3  Ship Building The subscriber, having had many years experience in the Ship-wright Business, in various parts of the U. States and Canada, (of which the schrs. "Welland Canal" and "Peacock", lately erected in St.Cathariens, may be named as samples) respectfully informs the publick, that he ...
Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), February 4, 1829, page 3 
TextNewspapers  Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer (St. Catharines, ON), February 4, 1829, page 3page 3  New Schooner. - Another fine vessel is now on the stocks at the lower end of our village , intended for the lake and canal naviagation, and to be ready for sailing early the ensuing spring. It is erecting on the same spot where the schooner Welland Canal was constructed last year, and by...
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