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  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 30, 1840
        p.3 Steam Boat William IV - We are credibly informed that the sale of the above boat, as advertised to be sold by public auction on the 22nd inst. at Prescott, took place accordingly, and that A. Jones Esq., one of the largest proprietors, was the purchaser.It is ...
      p.3 Steam Boat William IV - We are credibly informed that the ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 26, 1840
        p.3 The Welland Canal - figures comparing 1839 and 1840. [Patriot]...
      p.3 The Welland Canal - figures comparing 1839 and 1840. [Patriot]...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 23, 1840
        p.1 Lake Navigation of North America - description of Great Lakes,Welland Canal. [Hunt's Merchant Magazine for September]p.3 Notice is hereby given, that application will be made by the undersigned, and others, at the next Session of the Provincial ...
      p.1 Lake Navigation of North America - description of Great Lakes,Welland Canal. ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 12, 1840
        p.3 We learn that on Tuesday last, Mr Weeks, late of French Creek, Ship Builder, went down to Prescott on board the Albion, with from 50 to 70 hands, for the purpose of commencing operations in the line of his business, on a piece of land recently purchased, at ...
      p.3 We learn that on Tuesday last, Mr Weeks, late of French ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 9, 1840
        p.2 Wm. L. Mackenzie - complaint that people planned to take him by force to Toronto on steamer Gore, for the reward of £1,000 offered for him by the British Government. [Com. Advertiser]p.3 The Government Contract for carrying the Mail by steam from ...
      p.2 Wm. L. Mackenzie - complaint that people planned to take him ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 5, 1840
        p.2 It appears by the Canadian papers that the British Government have directed the purchase of the stock held by individuals in the Welland Canal and authorized the enlargement of the work to a steam boat canal. This movement will be of vast importance to Oswego, & ...
      p.2 It appears by the Canadian papers that the British Government have ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Dec. 2, 1840
        p.2 Daring Intrepidity - man crosses Lake Huron from Michigan to Goderich in open canoe (70 miles in 9 hours). [Canada Inquirer]The Close of the Navigation - The navigation of the Rideau Canal is closed for the season - the water being let off several days since. We learn ...
      p.2 Daring Intrepidity - man crosses Lake Huron from Michigan to Goderich ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 28, 1840
        p.3 The report of an attempt by the Patriot loafters at Rochester, to burn the Gore is contradicted on the authority of Capt. Dick. [British Colonist]...
      p.3 The report of an attempt by the Patriot loafters at Rochester, ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 25, 1840
        p.2 Steamer Traveller - In a late number of this paper we mentioned that Her Majesty's Steamer Traveller, Capt. Harper, had been in considerable danger, in consequence of a severe gale which she recently encountered coming down from Niagara. We have since been informed that the ...
      p.2 Steamer Traveller - In a late number of this paper we ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 21, 1840
        p.2 Armed Steamcraft for the Lakes - A correspondent of the Cleveland Herald, writing from Chippewa, U.C. says:- I have been permitted to visit Her Majesty's steamer building at this place. She is called the Minos, in honour of the first King of Crete, who, according to ...
      p.2 Armed Steamcraft for the Lakes - A correspondent of the Cleveland ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 17, 1840
        p.1 use of iron lower deck beams in ship built on South Shore.p.2 Her Majesty's new Steamer Minos, recently built at Chippewa, has received her machinery and proceeded up Lake Erie a few days since, on her trial trip. She is very strongly built and goes at ...
      p.1 use of iron lower deck beams in ship built on South ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 14, 1840
        p.2STEAM-BOAT COBOURGFOR SALE.Public Notice is hereby given, that the Steam Boat Cobourg, with Engines, Furniture, etc., etc., as she now lies, will be sold by Auction, (if not previously disposed of by private sale) on Monday, ...
      p.2STEAM-BOAT COBOURGFOR SALE.Public Notice is hereby given, that the Steam Boat Cobourg, ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 11, 1840
        p.3 Notice - In Consequence of the Steam Boat Dolphin having discontinued running, the Public are respectfully informed, that the steamer Brockville will continue plying till the close of the navigation, as heretofore, viz.: Leaving Kingston for Dickinson's Landing on Monday, ...
      p.3 Notice - In Consequence of the Steam Boat Dolphin having discontinued ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 7, 1840
        p.2Gale On Lake Huron and Providential Escape of 150 Persons.[Buffalo Commercial]By passengers who came in the Great Western last night, we learn that a heavy gale has been raging on Lake Huron for several days, doing much damage ...
      p.2Gale On Lake Huron and Providential Escape of 150 Persons.[Buffalo Commercial]By passengers ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Nov. 4, 1840
        p.3 Melancholy Catastrophe - By a gentleman from Consecon, we learn that on Monday the 26th ult., seven persons went to fish on the fishing ground bordering on Weller's Bay, near Presqu' Isle; three of them were intoxicated when they left the shore, and they had a jug of ...
      p.3 Melancholy Catastrophe - By a gentleman from Consecon, we learn that ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 31, 1840
        p.2 Home District Assizes - Bethune Vs Hamilton, a verdict for the Plaintiff was given for £575, for breach of contract, in placing the Henry Gildersleeve Steamer on the route of the Britannia, to and from Hamilton and Toronto. [Hamilton Gazette]The Henry Gildersleeve - We ...
      p.2 Home District Assizes - Bethune Vs Hamilton, a verdict for the ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 21, 1840
        p.3 An editorial suggesting that the Kingston Marine Railway Company build a long Pier and Lighthouse at Mississauga Pt. to protect the harbour from southerly gales; the monies now collected from ships entering harbour could be used to pay for it...
      p.3 An editorial suggesting that the Kingston Marine Railway Company build a ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 14, 1840
        p.2 Steam-boat Accident - We regret to learn by the Toronto papers, that as the beautiful steamer Henry Gildersleeve was about leaving the Toronto Harbour on the 8th inst, on her usual route to Hamilton, her boiler exploded, and 2 men were severely scalded.<p ...
      p.2 Steam-boat Accident - We regret to learn by the Toronto papers, ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 10, 1840
        p.3 Married - At St. Peter's Church, Cornwall, on Monday the 5th inst., by the Rev. Edward Denroche, Mr. George Easton, of the firm of Matthie, Easton & Co., Brockville, to Isabella, Eldest Daughter of George Crawford, Esq., of Cornwall...
      p.3 Married - At St. Peter's Church, Cornwall, on Monday the 5th ...
  • Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 7, 1840
        p.3 The weather has been very stormy during the past week. The steamer Commodore Barrie left Toronto last Wednesday evening, and after proceeding about 70 miles down the Lake had to put back again to Toronto. On Friday the Cobourg left the same port on her downward trip, ...
      p.3 The weather has been very stormy during the past week. The ...
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