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Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), October 6, 1812 
TextNewspapers    Same report in: Boston, Boston Gazette, October 15, 1812.   Baltimore, The Weekly Register v3 #8 October 24, 1812
Extract of a letter from a gentleman at Sacket's Harbor, to his friend in this city 
TextNewspapers  "Extract of a letter from a gentleman at Sacket's Harbor, to his friend in this city," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), May 4, 1813  New-York , April 20 . Extract of a letter from a gentleman at Sacket's Harbor , to his friend in this city, dated April 9, 1813 . A great number of our brave tars have died this winter with the lake fever, and a number are sick yet. Yesterday was launched the pilot boat built schooner ...
Copy of a letter from Lieut. Chauncey to Commodore Chauncey 
TextNewspapers  "Copy of a letter from Lieut. Chauncey to Commodore Chauncey," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), July 13, 1813  Copy of a letter from Lieut. Chauncey to Commodore Chauncey . Sacket's Harbor , 18th June 1813 Sir: According to your order of the 14th inst. I proceeded off Presque Isle in the schr. " Lady of the Lake ." On the morning of the 16th, fell in with and captured the English schr. Lady...
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., July 6, 1813 
TextNewspapers    On the 19th ult. several British vessels appeared off Oswego, and fired on that town, but without doing any injury. Capt. Woolsey, of the Navy, and Maj. Carr of the Infantry, with about 400 men, returned the fire, when the enemy retired. Col. Macomb has since taken the command at Oswego. ...
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tuesday, June 22, 1813 
TextNewspapers    Bad News from Lake Ontario! The naval force of the enemy, on lake Ontario, are cruising from Niagara, down the American side of the lake, for the purpose, it would seem, of sweeping the coast, in which they have been but too successful. On Saturday, the 12th inst. near the eighteen Mile ...
The War: Gallant Affair on Lake Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "The War: Gallant Affair on Lake Ontario," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), June 7, 1814  THE WAR Gallant Affair on Lake Ontario The following interesting news was received by Maj. Gen Brown , at Batavia , on Saturday evening, and issued is a handbill from the office of the Republican Advocate : - On Sunday Morning (May 19) several boats, having on board 40 ...
British Account of the foregoing. 
TextNewspapers  "British Account of the foregoing.," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), June 28, 1814  British Account of the foregoing. Montreal , June 7 . It is with extreme regret we state, that the unfortunate result of a gallant enterprize by the boats of our squadron on Lake Ontario , under the command of Capts. Popham and Spilsbury , of the Royal Navy, against a flotilla of the ...
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tuesday, May 31, 1814 
TextNewspapers    Manlius, May 24. Oswego. - I have just returned from that devoted village, having gone out with my fellow-citizens on the alarm of Tuesday last. Nothing can equal the despondency and distress which pervades that once flourishing and beautiful place. The bustle of business has ceased, and the ...
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., May 24, 1814 
TextNewspapers    The War We have heard of no events of the war on land, since our last. The enemy appeared again off Oswego on the 16th inst. but did not land. The guns, and other military stores destined for Sacket's Harbor, had been taken on by land, instead of going via Oswego p they would not reach the...
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., July 30, 1816 
TextNewspapers    A boat large enough to accommodate 20 passengers, has lately arrived at Montreal from Schenectady; having ascended the Mohawk, to the little canal at Rome, which connects it with Wood Creek; thence into Oneida Lake, Oswego River and Lake Ontario, &c. When we consider that a cut of 15 or 16 ...
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., May 6, 1817 
TextNewspapers    On Monday the 21st of April ult. the fast sailing schooner Niagara, Capt. Trowbridge, of 60 tons burthen, from Oswego, belonging to Messrs. Townsend, Bronson & Co., of that place, arrived at the new village of Carthage, with 100 bbls of salt, consigned to Messrs. Norton, Beach & Strong, and ...
Commerce 
TextNewspapers  "Commerce," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., June 17, 1817  Commerce. - From the 8th of April to the 30th of May last, the following Produce was shipped by our merchants, from the landing of Mr. F. Hanford, on Genesee river, viz: Flour, 9,022 barrels; Ashes, 258; Pork, 472; besides considerable quantities of Corn, Ham, Butter and Whiskey. There are ...
Singular arrival 
TextNewspapers  "Singular arrival," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., July 29, 1817  Cincinnati, (Ohio)- July 4. Singular arrival. - Arrived at this port on Monday morning last, (30th June) a small schooner built boat of about six tons burthen, 30 days from Rome on the Mohawk river, state of New-York! The boat was conducted by Capt. Dean and four Indians; - passengers, two ...
The Steam Boat Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "The Steam Boat Ontario," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., Aug. 9, 1817  Oswego, August 7. The Steam Boat Ontario, Capt. Mallaby, touched here this morning from Niagara on her way to Sackets harbor, Ogdensburgh, &c. She was so much crowded with passengers that the captain was under the necessity of leaving a number of applicants at Niagara, for want of more ...
Breaking up of Lake Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "Breaking up of Lake Ontario," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., April 23, 1818  Sacket's Harbor, April 21. Breaking up of Lake Ontario. - The ice in this harbor and bay was broken up, and cleared out, on Wednesday last. On the same day sloop Arcadia left this port for Niagara. Several packets have left this for Kingston and other places on the lake, and navigation begins...
Improvements at Sacket's Harbor 
TextNewspapers  "Improvements at Sacket's Harbor," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., Aug. 18, 1818  Improvements at Sacket's Harbor. - The Sacket's Harbor Gazette contains a report of the trustees of the village, from which the following is extracted. The report is signed by Justin Butterfield, president. "At the commence of peace, this village contained the accumulated filth and rubbish of...
The steamboat Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "The steamboat Ontario," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tues., Aug. 18, 1818  The Steamboat Ontario, in going up the lake, encountered a severe gale on Wednesday night and Thursday last: when within three miles of the Niagara river, she was driven back as far as Sodus, but without receiving any damage. A few days previous, a small vessel, which plies as sort of a tender to...
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Nov. 27, 1821 
TextNewspapers    The last Palmyra paper gives us the particulars of the proceedings at that place, on the 15th inst. in launching a new and elegant Packet Boat, built by Mr. Seymour Scovel, for the conveyance of passengers, and finished in a style and with accommodations superior to any boat heretofore used on...
Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Tuesday November 6, 1821 
TextNewspapers    Lake Erie Steam Boat Lost! The Steam Boat Walk -in-the-water, Capt. Rogers, sailed from Black Rock on Wednesday last, at 4 p.m. for Detroit, with passengers, and a valuable cargo of goods etc.- When she had proceeded up the lake about ten miles, she encountered a strong head wind, which so ...
Shipwreck 
TextNewspapers  "Shipwreck," Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), Dec. 31, 1822  Shipwreck . - The schooner Ploughboy of Pultneyville, Eadus Master, from Oswego with a cargo of salt belonging to Mr. E. L. Clark and bound for the Bay of Quinte was wrecked on Sunday morning 15th inst. near Six Town Point. The crew we understand are saved but the vessel and cargo entirely...

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