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  • (18971202), 3 Nov 1804
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    p.3

    LOSS OF THE SPEEDY.

    The following is as accurate an account of the loss of the schooner Speedy in his Majesty's service on Lake Ontario, as we have been able to collect: -.

    The Speedy, Captain Paxton, left this port (York) on Sunday evening ...

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    p.3

    LOSS OF THE SPEEDY.

    The following is as accurate an account of the loss of the schooner Speedy in his Majesty's service on Lake Ontario, as we have been ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 31, 1811
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    p.2 Canadian Oak - The Queen Charlotte, of 120 guns, launched at Deptford, (England) last July, was found in September last to be in a rapid state of decay; the timber in which the decay had taken place was principally of Canada Oak. She was about 7 years in ...

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    p.2 Canadian Oak - The Queen Charlotte, of 120 guns, launched at Deptford, (England) last July, was found in September last to be in a rapid state of decay; ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 10, 1811
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    p.3

    COMMUNICATION.

    Commercial - The people of the United States, who navigate the waters of the Lakes and the River St. Lawrence, have been very much hindered by being compelled to enter and clear their vessels from every small creek or bay in which ...

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    p.3

    COMMUNICATION.

    Commercial - The people of the United States, who navigate the waters of the Lakes and the River St. Lawrence, have been very much hindered by being compelled ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 3, 1811
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    p.3 Stolen - On Wednesday night last, from on board a Batteau at Lyon's Point, about ten fathoms of two inch water laid Rope, and two Oars - Whoever will give information of the thief, shall, upon his conviction, receive a reward of Ten Dollars from the subscriber.

    Jos. ...

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    p.3 Stolen - On Wednesday night last, from on board a Batteau at Lyon's Point, about ten fathoms of two inch water laid Rope, and two Oars - Whoever ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 19, 1811
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    (Vol. 2 No. 1)

    p.3 Murder! - body of man found in water near Stuart's Point by people passing in a batteau, reward offered.

    A REWARD - one hundred dollars offered by the Magistrates of Kingston for conviction of murderer.

    Nov. 26, 1811

    (Vol. 2 No. ...

    TextNewspaper    

    (Vol. 2 No. 1)

    p.3 Murder! - body of man found in water near Stuart's Point by people passing in a batteau, reward offered.

    A REWARD - one hundred dollars offered ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 17, 1811
    TextNewspaper      

    (Vol. 1 No. 52)

    p.3 false accounts of American rafters being impressed by British, on the River St. Lawrence. [Montreal Courant]

    ...
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    (Vol. 1 No. 52)

    p.3 false accounts of American rafters being impressed by British, on the River St. Lawrence. [Montreal Courant]

    ...
  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Sept. 10, 1811
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    p.3 Notice - The subscribers have purchased a Vessel from William Johnston. Those having any claim on said vessel will please make the same known by the 15th inst. to

    Kimmerly & Sager. Sept. 2nd, 1811.

    D. Ass't. Q.M. General's Office,

    Kingston, 6th ...

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    p.3 Notice - The subscribers have purchased a Vessel from William Johnston. Those having any claim on said vessel will please make the same known by the 15th inst. ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Aug. 27, 1811
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    p.3 Picked Up Adrift - In the middle of the channel, near Cedar Island, some time since, an old Batteau; the owner can obtain it, by proving property and paying charges.

    Apply to the Printer. Aug. 27th.

    Wanted to Purchase - A small Vessel, of 25 or 30 tons, for which ...

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    p.3 Picked Up Adrift - In the middle of the channel, near Cedar Island, some time since, an old Batteau; the owner can obtain it, by proving property and ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 9, 1811
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    p.3 From a recent communication, we may be induced to give credit to the actual existence of large Snakes in Lake Ontario. A boat's crew saw one (supposed by them to be 20 feet long) a few days since at a short distance on this side the River Credit. ...

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    p.3 From a recent communication, we may be induced to give credit to the actual existence of large Snakes in Lake Ontario. A boat's crew saw one (supposed by ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 18, 1811
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    p.1 story of loss of Speedy - left York on Oct. 7th, 1807 (sic) for Newcastle, caught in storm, lost; "The binnacle, topmasts and hencoops were picked up on the opposite side of the Lake."

    also a poem about this tragedy - 22 verses of 4 lines each.

    also mentions that ...

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    p.1 story of loss of Speedy - left York on Oct. 7th, 1807 (sic) for Newcastle, caught in storm, lost; "The binnacle, topmasts and hencoops were picked up on ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1811
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    p.2 New York Canal - remarks by Editor of the Quebec Gazette on the Report of the Commissioners appointed by the legislature of N.Y., to investigate a route for a canal from Lake Erie to the Hudson River.

    ...
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    p.2 New York Canal - remarks by Editor of the Quebec Gazette on the Report of the Commissioners appointed by the legislature of N.Y., to investigate a route for ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), April 30, 1811
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    p.3 Montreal - April 22nd - About ten flat bottomed boats and two scows have come to this market the fortnight past, principally from the borders of Lake Ontario and the Genesee river, one of which came from Kingston in two days.

    ...
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    p.3 Montreal - April 22nd - About ten flat bottomed boats and two scows have come to this market the fortnight past, principally from the borders of Lake Ontario ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Feb. 12, 1811
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    p.3 Commissioners in New York state have explored the country between Hudson River and Lake Erie to find a route for a canal; will report favorably to the legislature.

    For Sale - a farm of 256 acres, located on lot #6, first concession of Pittsburgh - for sale by Laughlin ...

    TextNewspaper    

    p.3 Commissioners in New York state have explored the country between Hudson River and Lake Erie to find a route for a canal; will report favorably to the legislature.

    For ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1811
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    p.3

    Navy of the United States.

    The following "General View of the state and disposition, at this time, of the vessels belonging to the navy of the United States, and of the gunboats," was submitted to Congress on the 13th Dec. by the secretary of the ...

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    Navy of the United States.

    The following "General View of the state and disposition, at this time, of the vessels belonging to the navy of the United States, and ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 19, 1812
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    p.2 We are happy to announce the arrival at this place of about 120 Ship Carpenters on Thursday evening last. We are told that more are expected.

    incomplete information received of a battle at Fort Erie in which two American boats were sunk.

    p.4 ...

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    p.2 We are happy to announce the arrival at this place of about 120 Ship Carpenters on Thursday evening last. We are told that more are expected.

    incomplete information received ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 12, 1812
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    p.3 Lost - on the 10th day of November last, a Sail, about 15 feet high and 12 on the boom. The boat with the sail was taken from Mr. R. Walker's wharf, the boat has since been found adrift without the sail. Any person who can give information ...

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    p.3 Lost - on the 10th day of November last, a Sail, about 15 feet high and 12 on the boom. The boat with the sail was taken from ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 24, 1812
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    (only 2 pages)

    p.2 We are assured from good authority that the Americans are building a 30 gun frigate at Sacket's Harbor, which is in a state of great forwardness. They have also a considerable force of smaller vessels.

    ...
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    p.2 We are assured from good authority that the Americans are building a 30 gun frigate at Sacket's Harbor, which is in a state of great forwardness. ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 7, 1812
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    p.3 Since our last, (says the Albany Register,) a considerable number of seamen, and a body of about one hundred and thirty fine looking marines, completely armed and equipped, have passed through this city for the Lakes. Heavy ordnance, 24 and 32 pounders, with their tackle, ...

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    p.3 Since our last, (says the Albany Register,) a considerable number of seamen, and a body of about one hundred and thirty fine looking marines, completely armed and equipped, ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 31, 1812
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    p.4 Herkimer, Sept. 10th - Thirty-seven boat builders from New York passed here yesterday for Sacket's Harbor, where they will be employed in building schooners for the lakes. On Tuesday 300 militia, from Albany, etc. passed up the Mohawk in 30 U.S. new batteaux.

    ...
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    p.4 Herkimer, Sept. 10th - Thirty-seven boat builders from New York passed here yesterday for Sacket's Harbor, where they will be employed in building schooners for the lakes. On ...

  • Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1812
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    p.3 Last Wednesday arrived his Majesty's ships Royal George & Earl of Moira, and merchant vessel Simcoe, with about 350 American prisoners on board.

    ...
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    p.3 Last Wednesday arrived his Majesty's ships Royal George & Earl of Moira, and merchant vessel Simcoe, with about 350 American prisoners on board.

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