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Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), July 24, 1847 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), July 24, 1847,   p.2 The Board of Health are indefatigable in their efforts to provide for the sick and destitute; to forward those who are able to travel, and to prevent infection through the city. We are sorry to say some deaths have occurred, and several cases of fever have presented themselves. A Committee ...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), July 5, 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), July 5, 1827,   p.2 Kingston, June 29th - The steamboat Queenston arrived at this port from York and Niagara this forenoon, with about 33 passengers, principally Americans. This fine vessel makes her trips this season with great regularity and despatch; and while she continues to be a source of public ...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), July 23, 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), July 23, 1827,   p.2 at Kingston the anniversary of the battle of the Boyne is celebrated by 60-100 men, workers from the canal, who come to town to parade, and end up with riots, murder, etc. [Kingston Chronicle] Important to Merchants - a letter received by Collector of Customs from Inspector-General, ...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Aug. 2, 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Aug. 2, 1827,   p.2 Kingston, July 27th - The Steamboat Queenston arrived here this morning, having a Division of the 70th Regiment on board under the command of Captain Laing, on their route to Quebec. [Chronicle] ...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Aug. 16, 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Aug. 16, 1827,   p.4 Casualty - while 3 privates are crossing from Point Frederick to Kingston in a small skiff, it upsets, drowning 1 man. [Chronicle] ...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Sept. 27, 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Sept. 27, 1827,   p.2 Kingston, Sept. 21st - The Niagara - This vessel arrived in our harbour this forenoon. She had been expected down on Monday last, but her crank having broke soon after leaving Niagara on Sunday, she had put into the Genessee river, in consequence of which she was unable to perform her trips...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Oct. 18, 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Oct. 18, 1827,   p.2 Kingston, Oct. 12th - The Rideau Canal - We regret to observe that the Kingston section of this great work has of late been rather at a stand. It is rumoured that the site is yet to be changed from the foot of "Tuttle's Hill" to the Kingston Mill Creek. Colonel By is expected soon in town, ...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Nov. 1, 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Nov. 1, 1827,   p.2 Kingston, Oct. 25th - We are happy to announce the arrival of Commodore Barrie, C.B. with some officers for the Lake service. On Monday was launched, from H.M. Dock Yard at this Post, the beautiful Schooner Cockburn. She is fitted for the reception of the Broad Pennant of Commodore Barrie,...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), April 3, 1828 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), April 3, 1828,   p.2 Kingston, March 28th - The Weather since our last publication has been mild, assuming every appearance of an early Spring. On Tuesday last, the ice took its final leave of our Bay and River for the season - and since then we have been gratified with the sight of vessels sailing between this...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), June 5, 1828 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), June 5, 1828,   p.2 Kingston, May 31st - The Royal Oak Day - Thursday the 29th inst. being the anniversary of this day, the Royal Standard was hoisted at the parade-ground of the Royal Artillery. We were once more gratified with the beautiful and pleasing sight of the vessels in commission decorated in their ...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), July 17, 1832 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), July 17, 1832,   (Because the balance of 1832 is missing, other sources were checked for articles copied from the Chronicle.) p.2 We have much pleasure in announcing the completion of the Rideau Canal. On Monday last, this magnificent undertaking which has, through difficulties and embarrassment, triumphed over...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), July 19, 1832 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), July 19, 1832,   p.2 The Pumper steamboat, owned by Mr. Drummond, and freighted with 200 barrels of flour, 60 of pork, and a number of passengers, left here on Thursday morning for Bytown. This is the first commercial cargo which has navigated the canal since its completion. We understand she will be a ...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), July 26, 1832 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), July 26, 1832,   p.2 The Messrs. Jones of Brockville, freighted a boat with flour last week, destined for Perth. We understand she arrived here, and passing the line of the Rideau, will proceed up the Tay with her cargo. This circumstance confirms the utility of the Rideau as well as the Tay navigation. ...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Aug. 2, 1832 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Aug. 2, 1832,   p.2 a terrible storm at Kingston; "...in his Majesty's Dock Yard, the Wolf, of 102 guns, was literally split through the middle; the props on which she was supported having yielded to the influence of the wind..." [Kingston Chronicle] A very melancholy occurrence took place on Tuesday ...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Aug. 30, 1832 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Aug. 30, 1832,   p.2 The Union steamer arrived here from Bytown on Monday evening with an extensive cargo of Merchandise, and fifty cabin passengers, amongst whom was Col. By, who we were happy to see in perfect health, after his long and perplexing excursion. [Kingston Chronicle, Aug. 25th] Mr. Drummond's...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Sept. 6, 1832 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Sept. 6, 1832,   p .2 LAKE ONTARIO STEAMBOATS. We have often devoted a portion of our columns to notices of the different magnificent steamers that ply on the Canadian waters; and this spring, in particular, we went into some length, in different numbers, in conveying information to the travelling community of...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Oct. 11, 1832 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Oct. 11, 1832,   p.2 Notwithstanding the exertions made use of by certain persons to impress the public with a belief of the unfitness of the steamer John By to carry freight, we have the pleasure of recording the fact that she arrived here this morning from Prescott with one of the largest cargoes of freight and...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Nov. 1, 1832 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Nov. 1, 1832,   p.2 On Wednesday evening the steamboat Union arrived at Kingston Mills from Bytown, but owing to the water having fallen nearly two feet and exposed the sunken rock at this side of the coffer dam, she was unable to reach this port. The Captain describes the other parts of this navigation as...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Dec. 13, 1832 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Dec. 13, 1832,   p.2 A meeting of the inhabitants of Cobourg took place on Monday, the 3rd of December, when among other Resolutions, it was determined to build a steamboat of three hundred tons burthen, with an engine of ninety horse power, to ply on Lake Ontario from the ports of Cobourg, Gennessee, ...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Dec. 18, 1832 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Dec. 18, 1832,   p.3 Sea-Port for Upper Canada - a meeting to petition for annexation of Montreal to Upper Canada, with resolutions; attended by most of the big names in Kingston - J.S. Cartwright, T. Kirkpatrick, John Macaulay, Hon. J. Kirby, James Nickalls, D.J. Smith, Henry Cassady, Donald Bethune, G. W. ...
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