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Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, January 3, 1838 
TextNewspapers    Since our first number was issued we have been in a state of excitement never before equaled in consequence of the threatening attitude assumed by the rebel blood-hounds and their associates, the loafers of Detroit. Ever since the dispersion of McKenzie and his brave, patriotic followers,...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, January 3, 1838 
TextNewspapers    Since our first number was issued we have been in a state of excitement never before equaled in consequence of the threatening attitude assumed by the rebel blood-hounds and their associates, the loafers of Detroit. Ever since the dispersion of McKenzie and his brave, patriotic followers,...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, October 9, 1838 
TextNewspapers    The Steam Boat CYNTHIA Burnt. -- On Saturday last the Steam Boat CYNTHIA, commanded by Capt. J. H. Hodson, when two miles this side of Amherstburgh, on her way to sandwich, was discovered to be on fire. So rapidly did the flames spread over the upper works, that it was deemed expedient to run...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, October 16, 1838 
TextNewspapers    The hermaphrodite schooner ' BROCK,' lost two of her guns during a little squall on Lake Huron, a short time ago, which, it appears, were not secured against such an emergency, doubtless, owing to the supposition by the salt water gentleman who commands the vessel, that fresh water is not ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Tuesday, October 30, 1838 
TextNewspapers    Yesterday morning the schr. BROCK brought up from Amherstburgh, and landed at our wharf, the long nine-pounder, which was taken with the schooner ' ANN of Detroit,' two smaller guns, 200 stand of musket and accoutrements, and 20,000 rounds of ball cartridge. The BROCK left this the same...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, June 6, 1839 
TextNewspapers    A few days since, one of the Yankee Brigands captured at Windsor, and so humanely set at large by His Excellency Sir George Arthur, with several of his companions in arms, a short time since paid a visit to a gentleman in the neighborhood, and demanded a watch which he said had been taken from...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, June 13, 1839 
TextNewspapers    The Steamboat CYNTHIA. -- Which was burnt last autumn between this and Amherstburgh, part of whose hull and engine was saved from the devouring elements, last week made her appearance in our waters, having come from Chatham, entirely renovated, resucitated, altered, amended, improved, revised...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, August 21, 1839 
TextNewspapers    The Steam-boat THREE BROTHERS. -- The enterprising and public-spirited Messrs. Eberts of the flourishing town of Chatham, have lately added to our few water craft a splendid new steamer bearing the above appropriate name. She was launched at Chatham last Spring, and made her first...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, August 28, 1839 
TextNewspapers    We learn from the Oswego Herald that the schooner GURNSEY, of Rochester, the vessel that carried the gang of pirates to Cobourg, returned to Oswego from a Canadian port lumber laden; the Captain and crew were drunk, and had more money than persons in their circumstances generally possess....
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, September 18, 1839 
TextNewspapers    (From the Detroit Free Press, Sept. 3.) DESTRUCTION OF THE STEAMBOAT "GREAT WESTERN." About half past seven o'clock on Sunday evening, after our Monday's paper was put to press, our city was thrown into great excitement by a cry of fire from the " GREAT WESTERN ," lying at the wharf of...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, December 19, 1839 
TextNewspapers    It affords us much pleasure to copy from the Detroit Free Press of the 11th instant, the following testimonial of the gallantry and humanity displayed by our esteemed friend, Samuel Hosk Derriman, Esq., R. N., of Her Majesty's steamer KINGSTON:-- "The subscribers , passengers on board the ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, September 11, 1839 
TextNewspapers  Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, September 11, 1839,   A schooner was capsized opposite this town on Monday last, a strong gale from the South West prevailing at the time. She had neither cargo or ballast on board, and had she not been improperly managed the accident would not have occurred. No lives were lost; proper assistance was rendered from...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, January 16, 1840 
TextNewspapers    On Tuesday last a new steamboat, built for the Hon. John Hamilton, was launched in gallant style from the works of the Niagara Harbour and Dock Company, amid the loud hurrahs of a large assemblage of spectators. She was christened the NIAGARA , is intended to run between Toronto and Oswego,...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, February 29, 1840 
TextNewspapers    (From the Toronto Patriot.) INDEMNIFICATION FOR LOSSES. The House on the motion of Col. Prince, went into a committee of the whole for granting a sum sufficient to indemnify persons from losses, and to pay all demands arising out of the late rebellion and invasion of this country.... The ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, April 28, 1841 
TextNewspapers    Commencement of 'the Lake' Navigation.-- Lake Erie is open 'clear' to Buffalo. The news was brought by one of the American Steam-boats last week which sailed downwards on the Canada shore and returned up through the middle of the lake. We have received no intelligence yet as to the opening of...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, May 12, 1841 
TextNewspapers    Although but ten days have elapsed since the ice left our harbour, yet during that time a fleet of from 40 to 50 first class Lake Schooners have arrived in port all deeply laden principally with flour. A number of Barges have been already despatched by our forwarders, with flour, produce, ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, May 26, 1841 
TextNewspapers    We learn from the British Whig of the 14th inst. the schooner AMHERSTBURG, owned by Messrs. J. & J. Dougall; and the Brigantine JOHN DOUGALL, owned by the same respectable and enterprising firm, had arrived at Kingston, the former laden with 5,078 bushels of wheat, and the latter with 497 ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, June 2, 1841 
TextNewspapers    LAUNCH. -- A Steam Boat of a beautiful model called the VULCAN, was launched on Wednesday, from Mr. Parkin's Ship Yard; she is owned by Sanderson and Murray, and is intended for the Rideau Canal. She went off in fine style, and was towed in by the SWAN, which boat is also to ply on the ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, June 24, 1841 
TextNewspapers    The Quickest Trip Yet. -- The fine schooner "CHAPMAN," commanded by Capt. J. Lang, left Kingston on Friday the 11th inst. At 8 o'clock P. M., and arrived at Amherstburg on the morning of the 15th at 10 o'clock P. M. -- time, four days and two hours! A new steamer, called the KENT ,was ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, June 30, 1841 
TextNewspapers    To The Editor of the Western Herald. --- Chatham, June 19th 1841. Sir: -- This being the day appointed, for the launching of the new steamer, built during the present summer, at the Ship Yard of D. McGregor, Esq., by our enterprising fellow townsman, Mr. H. S. Larned, a large concourse of ...
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