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29 The Harbour: Its Marine, 1793-99
30 The Harbour: Its Marine, 1800-14
31 The Harbour: Its Marine, 1815-27
32 The Harbour: Its Marine, 1828-63
Niagara, ON
1  late Gen. Simcoe, who then resided at Navy Hall, Niagara, having," he says, "formed extensive plans for
2  evening (13th) there arrived in the river (at Niagara) his Majesty's armed schooner, the Onondago, in
3  his Majesty's sloop Caldwell arrived here (Niagara) from Kingston, which place she left on Thursday
4  one of an exploring party which set out from Niagara in May, 1793. It would appear that the Governor
5  the 13th, they are back again in safety at Niagara. The Gazette of Thursday, the 16th of May, thus
6  the 5th of April, "give it as their opinion that Niagara should be attacked, and that Detroit must fall
7  famous exploratory tour through the woods from Niagara to Detroit and back, with a view to the
8  to the houses of parliament, which met at Niagara for their second session on the 28th of May, and
9  note of the Governor's entertainment at Niagara :- "The ball," he says, " was attended by about
10  and the Caldwell sailed from this place (Niagara). The former, for Kingston, had on board the
11  settlement from Burlington Bay, where that of Niagara commences. Its communication with Lake Huron is
12  his assuming the command and sailing with her to Niagara, where he is received amidst the cheers of the
13  Governor and his Rangers first came over from Niagara. In the earlier octavo book his words were: "In
14  left York March 17th, 1794; returned by Erie and Niagara to York, May 5th, 1794."
15  following August, Gov. Simcoe is at Newark or Niagara. On the 18th of that month he has just heard of
16  The Gazette of Nov. 4, 1796 (still published at Niagara), announces: "Yesterday (Nov. 3), his Honour the
17  by fire. This may account for his being at Niagara in May (1797), and sailing over again in the
18  the 28th of that month a vessel had arrived at Niagara, bearing the name of the late Governor. The
19  when the Mohawk sailed for York), arrived here (Niagara) a Deck-boat, built and owned by Col. John Van
20  3rd, 1797, the return of President Russell to Niagara in the Mohawk is announced. (The exact situation
21  year 1797, a momentary apprehension was felt at Niagara for the safety of the Mohawk. In a Gazette of
22  of the commander of the vessel is given. "West Niagara: By the arrival of the schooner Simcoe, Capt.
23  on shore at the Mississaga point at Newark (Niagara), and another vessel belonging to this town
24  On the 5th of September he has gone over to Niagara. The Constellation of the 6th thus notices his
25  The departure of Governor Hunter from Niagara is noted in the Constellation of the following
26  upon the American shore about fifty miles from Niagara, where the captain and men are encamped. Mr.
27  In this year, it is noted in the Niagara Herald (Nov. 18th, 1801), the people of Niagara
28  begs Mr. Chiniquy to send him over from Niagara some butter, such a luxury being, as we must
29  (1802), the following notice appeared in the Niagara-Herald:- "The sloop Mary Ann will sail from this
30  his journey. His Lordship will leave town for Niagara shortly after the Confirmation, which will
31  in a gale of wind near Oswego, on her passage to Niagara. Pieces of the wreck, and her boat, by which she
32  of the King's Own, under Col. Burton, from Niagara to Oswego. One hundred and seventy-two persons
33  observed that all the vessels which he saw at Niagara were built of timber fresh cut down and not
34  is noted that Governor Gore crossed from York to Niagara in little more than four hours. The vessel is
35  will be a Ball and Supper at the Council House, Niagara, on his Majesty's Birthday, for such ladies and
36  with an accident that obliged her to put back to Niagara, which port, we understand, she reached with
37  in the communication between York and Niagara. "The communication with Niagara by water," it
38  of the Niagara river, near to the town of Niagara - and the other upon Gibraltar point." It was
39  the Lieut.-Governor and Major Halton sailed for Niagara in the Toronto Yacht. It was his Excellency's
40  "The suspension of our water communication with Niagara at the present season obliges us to alter the
41  of which we have heard already) is to go on to Niagara without making any stay (unless found necessary)
42  by Captain Conn was running between York and Niagara. From some peculiarity in her contour, she was
43  the following morning." He then pushed on from Niagara to Lundy's Lane with 800 rank and file, and was
44  Rates of Passages: From Kingston to York and Niagara, £3. From York to Niagara, £1. Children under
45  and was the property of Mr. Matthew Crooks, of Niagara.
46  of a day in the process. The schooners for Niagara and elsewhere used to announce the time of their
47  a favourite on the route between York and Niagara. The Gazette describes the Richmond somewhat
48  and Fridays, at 9 o'clock a.m., precisely; and Niagara on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, at 10
49  to an end. Steam on the route between York and Niagara had its effect. From the Gazette of Jan. 16,
50  which, we understand, will be from York and Niagara round the head of the Lake, and will add another
51  Excellency embarked on board the Frontenac for Niagara."
52  was a novelty at York; as previous to this year Niagara, and not York, was regarded as Military head
53  Loyalist of July 29, and her return thither from Niagara with American tourists on board. The Loyalist
54  and the Canada and Martha Ogden between York and Niagara and the Head of the Lake every day, afford
55  will, during the remainder of the season, leave Niagara for Kingston and Prescott every Thursday day at
56  the Canada, on her way from Burlington Beach to Niagara, was seen by the man at the helm to jump
57  in so lucrative a ferry as that betwixt York and Niagara, mainly by a plurality of the management, fills
58  Steam-Packet, Capt. Hugh Richardson, leaves Niagara daily for York at 7 o'clock in the morning, and
59  last. In raising the steam before proceeding to Niagara, the boiler was partially burst. The accident
60  the care of R. Hamilton, Esq., left Kingston for Niagara, where, we understand, she is to be broken up.
61  Sept. 29, 1827, that while lying at the wharf at Niagara, the Frontenac was mischievously set fire to.
62  On Thursday the Queenston returned to York from Niagara, when the first division Of the 70th Regiment
63  and left the Harbour the following morning for Niagara. The weather since Monday continues boisterous
64  " the Canada Steam Boat made her last trip from Niagara on Tuesday, and is now laid up for the winter."
65  Captain Hugh Richardson, plying between York and Niagara, weather permitting, leaves Niagara, &c., &c.,
66  "the launch of Mr. Hamilton's new Steam Boat at Niagara was expected to take place on the 21st instant.
67  York Harbour of the steamer lately launched at Niagara as successor to the Frontenac is noticed. She is
68  morning at 6 o'clock, on her way down from Niagara to Prescott, to commence to-morrow. York, 20th
69  York and Niagara, the weather being open. In the Niagara Herald of Jan. 29, 1829, we have the notice, "
70  In May the steamer Niagara brought up Bishop Macdonell. The Loyalist of May
71  to make for York. His Excellency proceeded to Niagara on Wednesday by the Canada, and Commodore Barrie
72  frosts. A schooner sailed last Tuesday for Niagara, and is expected back to-morrow."
73  Prescott, Brockville, Kingston, Toronto, and Niagara, and vice versa. " This beautiful vessel," the
74  Richardson, Master. She leaves Toronto daily for Niagara, at seven in the morning, and Niagara daily for
75  Near the landing place at Niagara, a row of capacious warehouses is still to be
76  Fanny was the property of Mr. James Lockhart of Niagara, as also were the Sovereign and the Jessie
77  Capt. Dick himself, Mr. Andrew Heron, also of Niagara, and Mr. Donald Bethune. The Experiment, above
78  owned the Transit, on the route between York and Niagara. This Transit was in reality the steamer
79  of transporting an iron ship from the Clyde to Niagara, if complicated and troublesome, was shown to
80  the successor of the Peerless on the route to Niagara, Capt. Milloy's splendid steamer, the Zimmerman.

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