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  • Buffalo Daily Republic (Buffalo, NY), Tuesday, June 19, 1849
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    DISASTER.---The Oswego Times says a severe thunder storm passed over that city on Friday noon, and the schooner PRINCESS ROYAL, lying wind bound off the mouth of the river, was dismasted. The steamer LADY OF THE LAKE went out and towed the disabled vessel into port.

    ...
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    DISASTER.---The Oswego Times says a severe thunder storm passed over that city on Friday noon, and the schooner PRINCESS ROYAL, lying wind bound off the mouth of the river, was ...

  • Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (New York, NY), 22 Sept 1860, page 272
    TextNewspaper      

    The Lady Elgin left Chicago on Friday, September 7th, with nearly four hundred passengers, many of them excursionists, and nearly all, we may presume, summer travellers, who anticipated only pleasure from their voyage. During the day merriment prevailed -- there ...

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    The Lady Elgin left Chicago on Friday, September 7th, with nearly four hundred passengers, many of them excursionists, and nearly all, we may presume, summer travellers, who anticipated only ...

  • Ontario Repository (Canandaigua, NY), October 6, 1812
    TextNewspaper       Same report in: Boston, Boston Gazette, October 15, 1812.
    Baltimore, The Weekly Register v3 #8 October 24, 1812...
    TextNewspaper     Same report in: Boston, Boston Gazette, October 15, 1812.
    Baltimore, The Weekly Register v3 #8 October 24, 1812...
  • Copy of a letter from M.T. Woolsey to Commodore Chauncey
    TextNewspaper  Niles Weekly Register, Saturday, June 18, 1814, page 266     Copy of a letter from M.T. Woolsey to Commodore Chauncey

    Sir - I have already had the honor to inform you of the affair at Sandy ...

    TextNewspaper  Niles Weekly Register, Saturday, June 18, 1814, page 266   Copy of a letter from M.T. Woolsey to Commodore Chauncey

    Sir - I have already had the honor to inform you of ...

  • Launch and Accident
    TextNewspaper  Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), May 7, 1862    

    LAUNCH AND ACCIDENT. ---The RUSSIAN, a new vessel, the best boat thatwas ever set from the Oswego yards, was launched yesterday afternoon. She is about 400 tons burthen, and will carry 17,000 bushels of grain through the Welland Canal. The owner are MessrsSmith and Post. She was built ...

    TextNewspaper  Syracuse Journal (Syracuse, NY), May 7, 1862  

    LAUNCH AND ACCIDENT. ---The RUSSIAN, a new vessel, the best boat thatwas ever set from the Oswego yards, was launched yesterday afternoon. She is about 400 tons burthen, and will ...

  • Voyage on the Lakes
    TextNewspaper  Lyons Republican (Lyons, NY), 28 Jun 1820    

    Voyage on the lakes

    Extract of a letter from Capt. J. Rodgers, of the steam boat Walk-in-the-Water, dated Black Rock 29th ult.

    "I arrived at this place from Mackinaw on the morning of the 27th inst., after a most delightful passage up and ...

    TextNewspaper  Lyons Republican (Lyons, NY), 28 Jun 1820  

    Voyage on the lakes

    Extract of a letter from Capt. J. Rodgers, of the steam boat Walk-in-the-Water, dated Black Rock 29th ult.

    "I arrived at this place from ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Dec. 27, 1850
    TextNewspaper      

    p.3 Six years ago there were but two large vessels of any kind on Lake Superior, and not more than one or two white families could be found within 400 miles, from the Sault to La Pointe. Now there are 3 large propellers, and 6 or 7 sail vessels. ...

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    p.3 Six years ago there were but two large vessels of any kind on Lake Superior, and not more than one or two white families could be found within ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Dec. 6, 1850
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    The Bay of Quinte.

    We are sorry to hear that the Messrs. Davy's new steamer, the Bay of Quinte, recently launched at Bath, has been purchased by Mr. Bethune, and will be put on the route between Toronto and Hamilton, on the opening of navigation. ...

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    p.3

    The Bay of Quinte.

    We are sorry to hear that the Messrs. Davy's new steamer, the Bay of Quinte, recently launched at Bath, has been purchased by Mr. Bethune, ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Nov. 29, 1850
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    p.2 Steamer St. Lawrence - The Steamer St. Lawrence, recently purchased at Montreal by Capt. Bowen and several of the Mercantile Gentlemen of this city, arrived here yesterday. We have not learned whether the Bay or River route has been chosen for her. Wherever the St. Lawrence ...

    TextNewspaper    

    p.2 Steamer St. Lawrence - The Steamer St. Lawrence, recently purchased at Montreal by Capt. Bowen and several of the Mercantile Gentlemen of this city, arrived here yesterday. We ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Nov. 26, 1850
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    p.2

    A Family Cast Away on Lake Superior, Seven Days without Provisions.

    We are indebted to Geo. Witherell, Esq., of this city, just returned from a summer residence at Eagle Harbor, Lake Superior, for the following facts:

    Mr. Griswold, wife and ...

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    p.2

    A Family Cast Away on Lake Superior, Seven Days without Provisions.

    We are indebted to Geo. Witherell, Esq., of this city, just returned from a summer residence at Eagle ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Nov. 22, 1850
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    p.2 A Family Cast Away on Lake Superior - The Cleveland Plain Dealer says that a Mr. Griswold, wife and small child, with a boy about seventeen years of age, were cast away in a skiff on Lake Superior, and were seven days and seven nights without shelter and ...

    TextNewspaper    

    p.2 A Family Cast Away on Lake Superior - The Cleveland Plain Dealer says that a Mr. Griswold, wife and small child, with a boy about seventeen years of ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Nov. 19, 1850
    TextNewspaper      

    p.2 Change of the Season - The pleasant season known as the Indian Summer, which we have enjoyed since the first day of the present month, may be considered to have ended on Saturday last; and on Sunday forenoon we were reminded of the approach of Winter by the ...

    TextNewspaper    

    p.2 Change of the Season - The pleasant season known as the Indian Summer, which we have enjoyed since the first day of the present month, may be considered ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Nov. 15, 1850
    TextNewspaper      

    p.2 The Royal Mail Line of steamers to Kingston have resumed their regular trips through to Kingston without transhipment, the breach in the Cornwall Canal being now repaired.

    p.3 Launch of a Steamer - The hull of a steamer of about 300 tons burden was ...

    TextNewspaper    

    p.2 The Royal Mail Line of steamers to Kingston have resumed their regular trips through to Kingston without transhipment, the breach in the Cornwall Canal being now repaired.

    p.3 ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Nov. 12, 1850
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    p.2 Improvements of the Navigation of the St. Lawrence - from the [St. Catherines Journal] - a "staunch advocate of the free trade policy of Mr. Merritt."

    p.3 Copper to England - Yesterday the Minesota passed down the Canal, with 300 tons of copper ore, from ...

    TextNewspaper    

    p.2 Improvements of the Navigation of the St. Lawrence - from the [St. Catherines Journal] - a "staunch advocate of the free trade policy of Mr. Merritt."

    p.3 Copper ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Nov. 8, 1850
    TextNewspaper      

    p.2 The Murderous Conduct of a Canal Boat's Crew. [Syracuse Journal]

    p.3 The break in the Cornwall Canal is expected to be repaired and navigation resumed by the 14th inst. Four hundred men and one hundred horses are employed on the work.

    Died - At ...

    TextNewspaper    

    p.2 The Murderous Conduct of a Canal Boat's Crew. [Syracuse Journal]

    p.3 The break in the Cornwall Canal is expected to be repaired and navigation resumed by the 14th ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Nov. 5, 1850
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    p.2 Wreck - The sch. Martha Freme, of Buffalo, went ashore on the 8th ult., about three miles below Barcelona Harbor. Two dead bodies were found on board, much bruized (sic) and mutilated. It is supposed that all hands, numbering from seven to nine, have perished.

    ...
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    p.2 Wreck - The sch. Martha Freme, of Buffalo, went ashore on the 8th ult., about three miles below Barcelona Harbor. Two dead bodies were found on board, much ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Oct. 4, 1850
    TextNewspaper      

    p.2

    To the Editor of the Argus.

    Sir: - Will you please to inform the Secretary and Stewards of the Regatta, that I have attended here to-day, for the purpose of rowing the match for the championship. This match I have been led to believe would come off ...

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    To the Editor of the Argus.

    Sir: - Will you please to inform the Secretary and Stewards of the Regatta, that I have attended here to-day, for the purpose ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Sept. 24, 1850
    TextNewspaper      

    p.2 Closing of American Ports - a letter and editorial - vessels of British bottoms are being forbidden from discharging cargoes at any American Lake Ports not Ports of Entry, so petition asks to have Welland Canal closed to American shipping. (full column)

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    p.2 Closing of American Ports - a letter and editorial - vessels of British bottoms are being forbidden from discharging cargoes at any American Lake Ports not Ports of ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Sept. 20, 1850
    TextNewspaper      

    p.2 The Tug Line - about Argus and Whig trying to extend the Tug Line to Kingston. [Prescott Telegraph] with comment by Argus.

    The Lumber Trade - 20% duty levied by Americans on Canadian lumber entering their ports.

    p.3 Melancholy Accident - On ...

    TextNewspaper    

    p.2 The Tug Line - about Argus and Whig trying to extend the Tug Line to Kingston. [Prescott Telegraph] with comment by Argus.

    The Lumber Trade - 20% duty levied ...

  • Argus (Kingston, ON), Sept. 17, 1850
    TextNewspaper      

    p.2

    THE TUG LINE.

    A recent Whig contains a communication by "A Forwarder," in which the writer compliments us on our nobility of nature, in overlooking certain typographical errors in a former letter by him. We are not infallible ourselves, for our ...

    TextNewspaper    

    p.2

    THE TUG LINE.

    A recent Whig contains a communication by "A Forwarder," in which the writer compliments us on our nobility of nature, in overlooking certain typographical errors in ...

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