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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), Sept. 3, 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Sept. 3, 1827,   p.2 We understand that the Steam-Boat William Annesley, purchased last Summer by Edmund Henry, Esquire, of La Prairie, which formerly plied between this City and the opposite shore, but which has lain idle at La Prairie, thus far through the Summer, is shortly to be towed to the entrance of the...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Sept. 24, 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Sept. 24, 1827,   p.3 The new Steam-Boat Neptune, built by Mr. Alexander Young, and owned by Messrs. H. Dickinson and Co. has commenced running on Lake St. Francis, in connection with their daily line of coaches and steamboats. The length of her keel is 113 feet, beam 22 feet, and draws only 31 1/2 inches of...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Sept. 27, 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Sept. 27, 1827,   p.1 NIAGARA FALLS EXHIBITION. Saturday Evening, September 8th. The day fixed on for the passage of the Schooner Michigan, with a cargo of "ferocious" quadrupeds and feathered bipeds, over the NIAGARA CATARACT, has passed away, and the scene has, we dare say, highly gratified many thousands,...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Oct. 8, 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Oct. 8, 1827,   p.2 The Messrs. Hamilton, proprietors of the Steam Boat Frontenac, have offered a reward of 100 for the discovery of the persons who set 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...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Oct. 15, 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Oct. 15, 1827,   p.2 Melancholy Death - Mr. Mundy, the master of the Schooner Wood-duck, and a man named Monroe, from Whitby, were crossing the Niagara between Fort George and Youngstown, in a skiff loaded with furniture, a few evenings ago about half an hour before dusk. The skiff upset, and the poor fellows got...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Nov. 15, 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Nov. 15, 1827,   p.2 Unfortunate Shipwreck on Lake Erie - The Schooner Ann, Capt. Allen, of Sandusky, left Buffalo on the 20th ult. bound for Sandusky, with nine Passengers, and a Crew of five men - cargo Salt and Baggage. - Owing to the severity of the gale, she was driven on to Long Point, about ten o'clock the...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Dec. 10, 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), Dec. 10, 1827,   p.2 Niagara, Nov. 26th - Mr. John Hamilton has engaged a number of ship carpenters who are now employed in preparing timber for a new steam-boat, intended to be propelled by the machinery of the late Frontenac. Captain Whitney has hands employed also to prepare timber for a schooner of sixty tons...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), 23 Jul 1827 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), 23 Jul 1827,   p.2 York, July 16th - Wonderful Escape - On Saturday last, just as the Canada was proceeding from Niagara to York, A. Heron, Esq. junior, Editor of the Gleaner, undertook to put Captain Mundy of the Wood Duck on board. The skiff in which they had embarked coming in contact with the bow of the ...
Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), 31 May 1827, p. 2 
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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), April 14, 1828 
TextNewspapers  Montreal Gazette (Montreal, QC), April 14, 1828,   p.2 Launch - Will be launched on Monday next, the beautiful Schooner building at this port. Her masts are in, and we understand she is to be completely rigged and fit for sea, before leaving the stocks and entering her destined element. She is a superior vessel, and we have no doubt, will be an...
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