Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Gazette and Religious Advocate (Kingston, ON), Aug. 14, 1829
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p.106 Insurance against Fire, and against the dangers of Inland Navigation, effected by the subscriber. Policies already for delivery. John G. Parker, Ag't Protection Insurance Co.

p.111 bateau descending Lachine Rapids struck on rock in the grand sault, upsets and 4 drown. [Montreal Gaz.]

Aquaduct Over the Welland - now finished. [Farmer's Journal]

Lake Serpent - A neighbour informs us, that his children (from 10 to 14 years old) were a few days since playing on the lake shore, near the mouth of the 10 mile creek, Grantham, when suddenly appeared in the water a few feet from the spot where they were standing, a hideous water snake, or serpent, of prodigious dimensions. According to their account, it must have been twenty or thirty feet in length, with a head ten or fifteen inches in diameter, and warts or bunches on it. In giving the alarm, it immediately turned and disappeared. This, we believe, is not the first one of the kind that has been seen in Lake Ontario; and from what we can learn, there can be no doubt of the existence of such monsters in our inland seas. [Farmer's Journal]

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Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Kingston Gazette and Religious Advocate (Kingston, ON), Aug. 14, 1829