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  • Kingston News (Kingston, ON), 29 Oct 1840
    Kingston News (Kingston, ON), 29 Oct 1840
    TextNewspaper       ...1840 THE NEWS, KINGSTON Vol. I, No. I missing The Prospectus for a new...
    TextNewspaper     ...1840 THE NEWS, KINGSTON Vol. I, No. I missing The Prospectus for a new...
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  • Oswego Herald (Oswego, NY), May 25, 1840
    Oswego Herald (Oswego, NY), May 25, 1840
    TextNewspaper      

    Travel and State of Trade. - Our harbor presents an animating scene by the almost constant arrival and departure of steam vessels and other craft. The steamboat Great Britain has taken her place in the daily line between this and Lewiston. Besides the American boats that ply daily between this ...

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    Travel and State of Trade. - Our harbor presents an animating scene by the almost constant arrival and departure of steam vessels and other craft. The steamboat Great Britain has ...

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  • Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 30, 1840
    Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 30, 1840
    TextNewspaper       ... and 1840, shows an increase this year over last, of about $750....
    TextNewspaper     ... and 1840, shows an increase this year over last, of about $750....
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  • Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 30, 1840
    Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), May 30, 1840
    TextNewspaper      

    The trade of this Port has never, perhaps, been in a more prosperous and flourishing condition, than at the present moment. The quantity of produce on our wharves is enormous; and though many new storehouses are being erected, the want of Store Room is severely felt.

    The Ottawa and ...

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    The trade of this Port has never, perhaps, been in a more prosperous and flourishing condition, than at the present moment. The quantity of produce on our wharves is enormous; ...

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  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, January 16, 1840
    Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, January 16, 1840
    TextNewspaper      

    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 ...

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    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 ...

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  • Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, February 29, 1840
    Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Saturday, February 29, 1840
    TextNewspaper       (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 ...

    TextNewspaper     (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 ...

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  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 8, 1840
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 8, 1840
    TextNewspaper      

    "The Ontario" - This is the name of a steam boat which was built at Prescott last summer by that enterprising gentleman, the Hon. John Hamilton, by whom she is intended to navigate the Saint Lawrence, from Kingston to the Cedars, in Lower Canada, surmounting the rapids of the Long ...

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    "The Ontario" - This is the name of a steam boat which was built at Prescott last summer by that enterprising gentleman, the Hon. John Hamilton, by whom she is ...

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  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 2, 1840
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 2, 1840
    TextNewspaper      

    We understand that the Hon. John Hamilton's new steam boat, the Ontario, intended to overcome the rapids of the Long Sault, was tried last week between Niagara and Queenston, and ran the distance, 14 miles there and back, in 43 minutes. She went up in 19 1/2 minutes. It is ...

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    We understand that the Hon. John Hamilton's new steam boat, the Ontario, intended to overcome the rapids of the Long Sault, was tried last week between Niagara and Queenston, and ...

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  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 9, 1840
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 9, 1840
    TextNewspaper      

    The Ontario. - The new steam boat, Ontario, made an experimental trip from Niagara to Toronto on Saturday. The day was unfavourable, the lake being rough; and notwithstanding that the supply of wood on board was insufficient for the passage, she performed the distance in two hours and ...

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    The Ontario. - The new steam boat, Ontario, made an experimental trip from Niagara to Toronto on Saturday. The day was unfavourable, the lake being rough; and notwithstanding that the ...

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  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 22, 1840
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 22, 1840
    TextNewspaper      

    Steam Boat "Ontario". - We are truly concerned to announce the serious accident which this fine vessel has met with. The Ontario left this port, on Wednesday morning early, on her way to Prescott, previous to undertaking the descent of the rapids of the St. Lawrence. When about forty ...

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    Steam Boat "Ontario". - We are truly concerned to announce the serious accident which this fine vessel has met with. The Ontario left this port, on Wednesday morning early, on ...

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  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 8, 1840
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 8, 1840
    TextNewspaper       ... in the American Almanack, for 1840, it appears that the number of lives lost, from 1816...
    TextNewspaper     ... in the American Almanack, for 1840, it appears that the number of lives lost, from 1816...
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  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 27, 1840
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 27, 1840
    TextNewspaper       ... Prescott, Sec'y Welland Canal Office St.Catharines 22nd February, 1840...
    TextNewspaper     ... Prescott, Sec'y Welland Canal Office St.Catharines 22nd February, 1840...
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  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 19, 1840
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 19, 1840
    TextNewspaper       ... the canal. W. B. Robinson, Agent W.C.Co. St.Catharines, U.C., 4th March, 1840...
    TextNewspaper     ... the canal. W. B. Robinson, Agent W.C.Co. St.Catharines, U.C., 4th March, 1840...
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  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 19, 1840
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), March 19, 1840
    TextNewspaper       ..., Grand River, 23d March, 1840...
    TextNewspaper     ..., Grand River, 23d March, 1840...
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  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 22, 1840
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 22, 1840
    TextNewspaper       John Willson was shortly afterwards removed from the board because he voted for Merritt for president instead of John Simcoe Macaulay....
    TextNewspaper     John Willson was shortly afterwards removed from the board because he voted for Merritt for president instead of John Simcoe Macaulay....
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  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 30, 1840
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 30, 1840
    TextNewspaper       ... bound, from 2d to 20th April, 1840 April Name From Bound To 2...
    TextNewspaper     ... bound, from 2d to 20th April, 1840 April Name From Bound To 2...
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  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 7, 1840
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), May 7, 1840
    TextNewspaper       ... the 20th April to 5th May, 1840 April Name From Bound...
    TextNewspaper     ... the 20th April to 5th May, 1840 April Name From Bound...
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  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), January 23, 1840
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), January 23, 1840
    TextNewspaper      

    Shipwreck On Lake Erie - The Buffalo Republican says the facts concerning the shipwreck of the Neptune, at Michigan City, are far more terrible than had been reported. Eleven passengers were drowned in the vessel, besides the crew, consisting of eight persons, three of whom perished ...

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    Shipwreck On Lake Erie - The Buffalo Republican says the facts concerning the shipwreck of the Neptune, at Michigan City, are far more terrible than had been reported. Eleven passengers ...

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  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 8, 1840
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 8, 1840
    TextNewspaper      

    The schooner Victor, of Buffalo, is supposed to have been lost on Lake Erie, about the last of Nov. with all on board.

    ...
    TextNewspaper    

    The schooner Victor, of Buffalo, is supposed to have been lost on Lake Erie, about the last of Nov. with all on board.

    ...
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  • St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 23, 1840
    St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), April 23, 1840
    TextNewspaper      

    Welland Canal Election - The annual election of directors of this corporation, for the ensuing year, was held at the company`s office, in this village, on the 6th inst., when the following named gentlemen were duly returned, by the stockholders - viz: Wm. Hamilton Merritt, Esq. of St. ...

    TextNewspaper    

    Welland Canal Election - The annual election of directors of this corporation, for the ensuing year, was held at the company`s office, in this village, on the 6th inst., when ...

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