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British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 17, 1839 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 17, 1839,   p.3 Opening of the Navigation - Since our last everything has been stir and bustle in the port of our good town, schooners arriving, and steamboats departing almost every hour of the day. The St. George, Com. Barrie, Kingston, Sir James Kempt, and the Hunter are in full commission, and the Great...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 29, 1839 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 29, 1839,   p.3 Guard for Steamboats - On Wednesday last, eight loaded barges with produce, left our port for Montreal in tow of the Bytown steamer. The Bytown had on board a guard of twenty-five militia-men, with a sub-altern, furnished by desire of Commodore Sandom, who considered the navigation between ...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), Aug. 14, 1839 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), Aug. 14, 1839,   p.2 Mr. Lockhart, of Niagara, has some time since, launched from the dock there, another Steamboat. This is the third boat built by him, and each as it has appeared, seemed to surpass that which went before. The present one is called "The Gore," and she now plies daily between Toronto and ...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), March 24, 1841 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), March 24, 1841,   (copied from Whig by British Colonist, March 24, 1841) p.2 The Forwarding Business - Vast preparations are making in all parts of the Province, to carry on the forwarding business between Upper and Lower Canada, next season, on a scale commensurate with its increased importance. Last spring the...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 21, 1841 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 21, 1841,   p.2 The City of Toronto, commanded by Captain Dick, being the first of the new Royal Mail line of Packet Boats for Lake Ontario, made her appearance in Toronto harbour, on Wednesday last, having crossed from Niagara for the first time, and she has now commenced the regular trips for the season,...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 5, 1841 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 5, 1841,   p.3 In passing through Port Dover a few days since, we observed with much pleasure, a large schooner on the stocks, now nearly finished, the property, we believe, of the Messrs. McSwayne; there were also several other vessels in port, evidently preparing for their summer's work. We sincerely hope...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), June 2, 1841 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), June 2, 1841,   p.1 LAKE ERIE HARBOURS. [London Journal of Commerce, 1st May] There are but few things on the American Continent which form so striking a contrast, as the trade on the United States side and the Canadian side of Lake Erie. Whatever may be the causes, the contrast, in the view of all persons...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), July 28, 1841 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), July 28, 1841,   p.3 Public attention has lately been directed to the experiment which has been tried by Messrs. Murray & Sanderson, Forwarders, at Montreal and Kingston, of employing Ericson's screw-propeller on their barges; and the success which has attended their effort, is likely to very soon to lead to a ...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), Aug. 18, 1841 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), Aug. 18, 1841,   p.3 The launch of the Princess Royal took place on Tuesday the 10th instant. A large party of ladies and gentlemen crossed over from Toronto, to witness it, - the Steamer St. George having been furnished for that purpose, by Mr. Bethune, who, in addition, provided a sumptuous entertainment for...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), Oct. 27, 1841 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), Oct. 27, 1841,   p.2 WELLAND CANAL. The public will be rejoiced to learn, that arrangements are now being made to commence immediately the long projected improvements in this important channel of inland navigation - a notice of which will be found in our advertizing columns this week. From this it will be seen,...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 31, 1843 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 31, 1843,   p.3 The Shipping Trade - Of our shipping interests - the main dependence of this city - the season thus far presents rather a gloomy picture. Notwithstanding the late opening of the season, we have as yet had but very few arrivals, and there is little in this way to anticipate for some time to ...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 24, 1843 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 24, 1843,   (copied from Whig by British Colonist, May 24, 1843) p.2 The Rideau Canal - It is now found that steamers, with small engines, can carry down the river 800 barrels of flour, take in 150 emigrants, or 70 tons of salt and sea coal, and come up for £6, while the steamers of other houses, built for...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), March 20, 1846 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), March 20, 1846,   p.2 Buffalo Harbour - Great Damage to the Shipping. March 14th - The following list will show the position of the various vessels that have been injured, and the extent of their damage, which was caused by the moving of the ice in the harbour, and its coming with great force against shipping. ...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 7, 1846 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), April 7, 1846,   p.3 The Steamboat Brothers, Captain Walter Eberts, is now plying between Amherstburgh, Detroit and Chatham. She has been on this route for years; and the attention shown to passengers, are acknowledged at all times. We are pleased to see that the Brothers has commenced running for the season. The...
British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 19, 1846 
TextNewspapers  British Colonist (Toronto, ON), May 19, 1846,   p.2 Ebert and others v. Smythe and others. This important case was tried at Sandwich assizes, on Thursday, the 7th instant. The plaintiffs were the proprietors of the steamboat Kent, which was sunk by the steamer London, in August last, of which latter boat the defendants were owners. The...
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